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 information on what courses transfer, accelerated admission and more.
Transfer students are admitted to DePaul each quarter -- except applicants to the School of Music and The Theatre School, which only have fall admission.
Pay Application Fee
Submit your application fee as soon as possible after applying. Fees are non-refundable, but must be submitted in order to process your application.
- $25 for online
- $45 for paper applications
Make checks payable to DePaul University. Include your name and date of birth so we can match it with your application.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Transfer Admission
If you are 24 or over, review the Adult/Adult Transfer page
for admission information.gaqRequest more
info about programs and life as an Adult Transfer student.
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.gaqRequest more
info about programs and the international student experience at DePaul.
Visit the veteran student
page for more information on admission, submitting military transcripts and applying for aid.gaqRequest more
info about programs and the veteran student experience at DePaul.
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.
|Fall Quarter | January 1 - April 1
|Winter Quarter | June 1 - October 1
|Spring Quarter | November 1 - February 1
|Summer Quarter | February 1 - April 1
to attend an accelerated admission event, answer pressing questions, take a tour or visit a class.