Transfer students are an integral part of DePaul’s diverse community. And we’re here to make the process easier. Visit our transfer center for inf​ormation on what courses transfer, accelerated admission and more.

Admission Steps

Transfer students are admitted to DePaul each quarter -- except applicants to the School of Music and The Theatre School, which only have fall admission.


Submit Official Transcripts

Send official transcripts from all colleges and universities you’ve attended – regardless of the amount of credit earned or grades.

  • Admission will be based on college performance if you’ve completed 30 semester/44 quarter hours of transferable credit.
  • Admission will be based on high school and college performance if you’ve completed fewer than 30 semester/44 quarter hours of transferable credit.
For information on requesting official transcripts, please visit the website of your previous institution’s records office or office of the registrar.

Send Materials

Send everything to:

    Office of Undergraduate Admission
    1 East Jackson Boulevard, Suite 9000
    Chicago, IL 60604
Electronic transcripts and test scores may be sent to If you are submitting transcripts via SCRIP-SAFE, please be sure to connect with the DePaul University Undergraduate Admissions account.

Tell Us About Classes You’re Taking Now

If you’re currently taking college courses, mail or email us a list of the courses you are enrolled in for the current term or will be for a future term.

Updating Your Application

If you need to change information on your application, use our information update form. (Example updates include changing admission term, major, etc.)

Adult Undergraduate Admission

If you are 24 or over, review the Adult Undergraduate page for admission information.

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International Transfer Admission

If you are an international student or received credit for high school or college courses outside the U.S., review the Office of International Programs’ application information for additional instruction.

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Veteran Admission

Visit the veteran student page for more information on admission, submitting military transcripts and applying for aid.

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GPA Requirements

Transfer applicants to the College of Communication, Computing and Digital Media, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and Science and Health must have a minimum 2.0 GPA.

Applicants to the Driehaus College of Business, College of Education and School of Music must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

Application Deadlines

​Priority Application Filing Period For ​Deadline ​Classes Begin
​Fall Quarter | January 1 - April 1
​August 1 ​September
​Winter Quarter | June 1 - October 1 ​November 1 ​January
​Spring Quarter | November 1 - February 1 ​March 1 ​March
​Summer Quarter | February 1 - April 1 ​May 1 ​June

Application Fee

DePaul does not require an application fee for undergraduate applicants.

Learn More

Contact us to attend an accelerated admission event, answer pressing questions, take a tour or visit a class. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​