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.
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
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 / IELTS||GPA|
|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 Business||80 (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 Communication||96 / 7.5||2.5|
|College of Education||96 / 7.5||2.5|
|College of Law||90 / 6.5||2.5|
|College of Liberal Arts and Sciences||96 / 7.0||2.5|
|College of Science and Health||80 (no subscore below 17) / 6.5 for MS Applied Math and MS Applied Statistics|
96 / 7.0 for MS Chemistry
|School of Continuing and Professional Studies||96 / 7.0||2.5|
|School of Music||80 / 6.5||2.5|
|The Theatre School||80 / 6.5||2.5|
2023 ADMISSIONS WAIVERS
GRE scores waived if normally required for the degree programs.