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REQUIREMENTS

Joining DePaul as an International Student

You will need to meet both academic and English language requirements to study at DePaul University. Speak to a member of our team to find out more.

Undergraduate Students

If you meet the academic requirements of the University and the higher English language requirements below (or speak English as a first language), you can apply directly to an undergraduate degree program.

  • IELTS: 6.5 overall
  • TOEFL iBT: 80
  • Duolingo: 115
  • GPA: 2.75

Graduate Students

If you meet the academic requirements of the University and the higher English language requirements below (or speak English as a first language), you can apply directly to a graduate degree program. Please note that you must include an external credential evaluation with your application.
 

 TOEFL iBT / IELTSGPA
College of Computing and Digital Media
80 / 6.5
(also 115 Duolingo / 53 PSE)
3.0 for School of Computing: Artificial Intelligence, Business Information Technology, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Data Science, Game Programming, Health Informatics, Human-Computer Interaction, Information Systems, Network Engineering and Security, Software Engineering

2.5 all other programs
Kellstadt Graduate School of Business80 (no section lower than 17) / 6.5 (also 115 Duolingo / 53 PSE)3.0 all programs except 2.5 for Business Analytics MS
College of Communication96 / 7.52.5
College of Education96 / 7.5
2.5
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
96 / 7.0
2.5
College of Science and Health
80 (no subscore below 17) (96 for MS Chemistry) / 6.5 overall (7.0 for MS Chemistry)
2.5
School of Continuing and Professional Studies
96 / 7.0
2.5