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You can apply online for international admission or through a local agent. With our online application form, you can save your progress and come back to it later if you need more time. If you are applying through an agent, please contact them for an application form.

How to apply to study in the USA

  1. Complete our online application form.
  2. Upload your supporting documents either when you complete the form or at a later date. For graduate applicants: An external credential evaluation is required to process your application.
  3. Read the terms and conditions.
  4. Submit your application for us to assess your eligibility.
  5. A student enrolment advisor will contact you within 48 hours to help you with your next steps.

If you are applying to a graduate degree program at DePaul University, you must pay a $75 application fee. You will receive a link to pay this fee online after you submit your application. This fee is non-refundable; terms and conditions apply.

By applying through our system, you will benefit from our services as we:

  • Provide the credential evaluation required by the university as part of your graduate application 
  • Simplify the application process and provide step-by-step instructions to ensure your application is complete
  • Help you learn about and navigate the US education system
  • Remind you of key deadlines to meet
  • Keep you up to date on the progress of your application
  • Explain the steps you need to take to apply for your visa
  • Prepare you for your arrival 

Direct Admission Application Dates

IntakeProgramApplication DeadlineStart Date
Spring 2023UndergraduateFebruary 1, 2023March 25, 2023
Spring 2023GraduateJanuary 21, 2023March 25, 2023
Summer 2023Undergraduate (Transfer)April 3, 2023June 12, 2023
Summer 2023GraduateApril 3, 2023June 12, 2023
Fall 2023UndergraduateJanuary 25, 2023September 6, 2023
Fall 2023Undergraduate (School of Music and Theatre School: Acting and Stage Management)November 21, 2022September 6, 2023
Fall 2023Undergraduate (Theatre School)January 25, 2023September 6, 2023
Fall 2023GraduateMay 23, 2023September 6, 2023


Take a look at our frequently asked questions to find out more about our programs, application dates, housing, and more.