We welcome applicants from around the world! As an international
applicant, you must take additional steps to ensure review of your
First, submit your application online . You must pay a
non-refundable $40.00 application fee before your application can be
reviewed. You may pay the fee online while submitting your application,
or send a check or money order made payable to "DePaul University" with
your supplementary application materials to the Office of Graduate Admission at 2400 N. Sheffield Ave, Chicago, IL 60614.
DePaul University requires that you submit your official
educational credentials and evaluation fee to one of the following
Evaluations from any other company will not be accepted. Please
contact the evaluation company for information on payment and fees.
After receiving your credentials, the company you have chosen will
submit their general evaluation directly to DePaul along with certified
copies of the credentials you submitted for evaluation. These documents
will be used for your admission review please do not submit any
educational credentials directly to DePaul University.
Supplementary application materials writing sample, personal
statement, letters of recommendations, etc.) vary by program. To
determine the specific materials required for admission to your chosen
program, please visit the program
All supplementary application materials can be sent as .doc or .PDF attachments to GradDePaul@depaul.edu
or mailed to the Office of Graduate Admission
. Please remember that we cannot guarantee books, DVDs, or bound materials will be reviewed by the department.
PROOF OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
All students educated outside of the United States must submit
proof of their English proficiency in order to be reviewed for
admission. Students holding a bachelor's, master's, or PhD from a
regionally accredited United States institution will have the TOEFL
requirement waived upon receipt of their U.S. transcripts.
DePaul University requires that all students earn at least 80 (ibt)
with no section lower than 17 on the TOEFL exam to be considered
proficient. However, most graduate programs require a higher TOEFL score
to be considered for admission. Please visit your chosen program's website or their specific TOEFL score requirements.
Please request your score report be sent to:
Office of Graduate Admission
College of Science and Health
2400 N Sheffield Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614
The DePaul University institution code for the TOEFL exam is 1165.
We will also accept an official IELTS score report in lieu of a TOEFL
Application deadlines vary by program. Please visit your chosen department's website
for their application deadline.
As an international student, we recommend completing your
application at least one month prior to your program's standard
Most graduate programs will review your application and contact you
with a decision within four to six weeks after the admission review
process begins. All students will be contacted via postal service
regardless of the decision you receive.
Once you have been admitted to a graduate program, you will receive
an email with additional information needed for the I-20 request
To receive an I-20, you must submit the following to the graduate admission office:
Original financial document(s) totaling $36,440 (USD)
Copy of identification page of your passport