College of Science and Health > Academics > Psychology > Graduate Programs > Psychology (MS) > Admission Requirements
Admission into the MS in General Psychology program is competitive, based on a combination of grades, GRE scores, letters of recommendation, and faculty-student fit. This program serves as a foundation for students interested in doctoral training.
The Master of Science in General Psychology faculty review all application materials carefully and evaluate applications with emphasis on the following criteria:
Please read through the instructions below before completing the
online application. When filling out the online application select the Psychology Graduate Programs application, not the College of Science and Health application.
A completed graduate school application must be accompanied by:
Resumes, personal statements and course history lists may be uploaded along with the online application. Official transcripts may also be submitted by email if the issuing institution offers this service. Please make sure that your name and program of interest is on all documents.
Credentials not submitted electronically should be sent to the following address:
Office of Graduate Admission College of Science and Health DePaul University 2400 N. Sheffield Avenue Chicago, IL 60614-2215
Payment The $40.00 application fee must be paid when you submit your application, unless a waiver is requested. The fee may be paid by credit card when you submit your online application. It may also be paid by check made out to "DePaul University" and sent to the address above. Please be sure to write your name on the check.
Application Fee Waiver To request a waiver, please submit your online application and select the “pay later” option. Once your application has been submitted, send a request to
firstname.lastname@example.org. The Office of Graduate Admission will process the request and contact you if the fee can be waived. The same process applies to Ronald E. McNair Scholars as well.
International students (those who were educated outside of the U.S. and/or require an F1 visa) must take additional steps to be considered for admission. The college requires a minimum TOEFL score of 80 on the TOEFL iBT, 213 on the computer-based test or 550 on the paper-based test. Most graduate programs require a minimum TOEFL score of 96 on the TOEFL iBT, 243 on the computer-based test or 590 on the paper-based test. A minimum of 7.5 on the IELTS may be substituted for this requirement. Please visit our
Graduate International Admission site for additional information.
Learn more about our Graduate Psychology Program: Online: Complete the
Contact Us form Email: Send an email to
GradDePaul@depaul.edu. Call: (773) 325-7315 or toll free 1-800-4DEPAUL (outside Illinois)
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If you need assistance to complete your application and/or have questions, contact the CSH Graduate Admission office at
(773) 325-7315 or