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GRADUATE PROGRAMS AT DEPAUL
Here, the best come together to excel.
Here, you connect with distinguished
professors and accomplished alumni.
Here, academic excellence connects
with up-to-the-minute practice in a
Here, we don’t just study — we get out
there and get it done.
HERE, WE DO.
Chicago is a global city — home
to over 30 Fortune 500 companies
and more than three million people
from around the world. Here,
DePaul students engage with their
community both within and beyond
the classroom. DePaul’s connection
to Chicago will be one of your
greatest assets as a student.
DePaul’s programs offer a blend of in-depth study and practical experience,
with opportunities to combine disciplines to tailor your education to your
unique needs. And, because DePaul is known internationally for academic
excellence, our reputation will enhance yours.
COLLEGE OF COMPUTING AND DIGITAL
Organized into three schools—the School of
Cinematic Arts, the School of Computing,
and the School of Design—CDM offers a wide
range of practical and cutting-edge programs
and can quickly respond to market demands.
You’ll get the right mix of theory and practice
needed to apply critical and creative thinking to
new fields and become a leader in a constantly
KELLSTADT GRADUATE SCHOOL
OF BUSINESS (KGSB)
Kellstadt develops real-world business
sense in tomorrow’s leaders. Industry-savvy
and experienced faculty will teach you how
to turn cutting-edge business theory into
action. At DePaul, your MBA or MS program
is exactly that—yours. KGSB offers the MBA
in three flexible formats to suit your personal
needs and professional goals and an array of
specialized master’s degree options so you
can learn the relevant and pragmatic business
knowledge you need to advance your career.
COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION
Located in one of the top media and advertising
markets in the world, DePaul’s College of
Communication brings outstanding professors
and experienced professionals into the
classroom, providing an education that is both
practical and theoretically based. Graduates
go on to successful careers in corporations,
universities, agencies, media outlets, nonprofit
organizations and government offices.
COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND HEALTH (CSH)
COLLEGE OF LAW
CSH combines innovative curricula, cutting-
edge research, expert advising and state-
of-the-art facilities to prepare you for a wide
range of ever-changing and growing career
opportunities. You’ll benefit from DePaul’s
extensive connections to Chicago’s vast
scientific, medical, technological, health
care and policy organizations. Our faculty
members come from some of the world’s
finest institutions and are as dedicated to their
students as they are to their areas of expertise.
DePaul’s College of Law challenges and
engages students in a range of degree
programs that provide comprehensive
instruction in legal theory and policy and
integrate practical skills training. The college
brings together students, faculty, staff
and alumni committed to serving the legal
profession in ways that enhance the social,
economic, cultural and ethical values of the
local and global communities.
Visit go.depaul.edu/graduateprograms to find your program and college.
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS
AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (LAS)
When evaluating our graduates, employers
say the same thing: DePaul graduates are
among the best-prepared teachers, leaders
and counselors. DePaul’s College of Education
offers programs for professional educators and
individuals interested in changing careers. Our
long-standing relationships with employers—
schools, learning labs, and counseling
centers—connect you to job opportunities in
Chicago and Illinois.
By joining theory with real-world experience,
our LAS programs give you the skills to
meet the challenges of working and living
in a dynamic, global environment. Whether
you plan to pursue a traditional field or
choose an educational path that blends many
disciplines, DePaul prepares you to succeed—
professionally and personally—in a complex
SCHOOL OF CONTINUING AND
PROFESSIONAL STUDIES (SCPS)
SCPS serves working professionals in
diverse fields who want to combine practice
with theory, thought with action, and prior
experience with new learning.
THE THEATRE SCHOOL
SCHOOL OF MUSIC
The School of Music at DePaul University
combines the rigor of a highly valued education
with the practical experience critical to
success as a performer and musician. Faculty
are both experienced educators and acclaimed
performers, composers and conductors
with strong ties to some of Chicago’s
most prominent music and performance
institutions. Our location allows our students
to take advantage of Chicago’s opportunities
for hands-on experience, networking and
Utilizing an intensive learning-by-doing
training approach, The Theatre School has
exemplified a standard of excellence in
American professional theatre training for
more than 90 years. With a faculty composed
of industry professionals and a legacy of
working alumni, The Theatre School is a
cornerstone of the theatre community in
Chicago and beyond.
With 10 graduate colleges and schools and more
than 175 graduate and doctoral degree programs,
DePaul offers the breadth and depth you need
for a graduate education that prepares you to
meet all your personal and professional goals.
For detailed information on the specific programs
offered by each college, visit go.depaul.edu/
DePaul operates on the quarter system.
Fall Quarter: September – November
Winter Quarter: January – March
Spring Quarter: March – June
Summer Quarter: June – August
*Summer is optional. The College of Law
operates on a semester calendar.
One of the most important investments
you will ever make is in your graduate
education. Help with the cost of
graduate school varies depending
on the program to which you apply.
Please contact your college of interest
for information about college-specific
financial aid options, graduate
assistantships and scholarships.
Graduate school tuition varies
based on your academic
program. Visit go.depaul.edu/
tuition for the most up-to-date
BY THE NUMBERS
DePaul is the nation’s
largest Catholic university.
Graduate enrollment accounts for over
36% of the total university enrollment.
DePaul’s 15:1 student-to-faculty
ratio lets students connect with
In fall 2019, 22,064 students—including 7,850
graduate students—called DePaul home.
Our diverse students come from
all 50 states and 114 countries.
TAKE THE NEXT STEP
TO ACHIEVING YOUR GOALS.
Want to know more? Contact the
college that interests you—we would
be delighted to talk with you. Find
your program at go.depaul.edu/
When you are ready to apply, visit
go.depaul.edu/apply to start
your online application.
Each graduate program sets its own
admission requirements. In addition,
applicants with international university
credits must submit the following:
• Course-by-course evaluation from
one of the following companies:
- Educational Perspectives
- Educational Credential Evaluations
- One Earth International Credential
• Proof of English proficiency (if
applicable). Most programs accept
TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo.
Application deadlines vary by program.
For more details, find your program at
DePaul offers conditional admission to
applicants in select disciplines whose
level of English proficiency is lower than
stated admission requirements. For
more information, visit go.depaul.edu/
CAREER AND ALUMNI
There are no clearer measures of
a college’s value than the demand
for and success of its graduates.
companies recruit DePaul
students each year.
of recent graduate-level alumni
are employed, pursuing another
degree or not seeking.
Our graduates receive more than just a degree. They also become
part of our alumni community, opening the door to an unparalleled
network of potential mentors, colleagues and employers.
DePaul alumni network
Alumni in the Chicago area
Alumni across the nation
and around the world.
MEET KHANH LIEN
“I always loved the idea
of studying at a university
with an urban setting and
active environment like
Chicago. Chicago provides
many career opportunities
for students to explore.
DePaul University has
strong diversity in its
student body and includes
students from all around
the world. I enjoyed making
friends from various
backgrounds and learning
more about the world.”
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