General Admission Instructions

Please read through the instructions below before filling out the online application

New students are admitted only at the beginning of the autumn quarter of each year and must enroll full time. 

Application Fee 

An application fee of $65.00 is required. Checks should be payable to "DePaul University." Be sure to write your name on the check. When it arrives at DePaul, we will match it up with your application. You should send in your application fee to The Theatre School's Admission Office as soon as possible after submitting the application online. You may also pay your application fee online when submitting the online application. 


You must arrange to have an official copy of your academic transcripts from every college or university you've attended sent to our Admissions Office.

Program-Specific Admission Instructions

In addition to the general admission requirements, here are the program-specific admission requirements for each graduate program in The Theatre School: 

Information For International Students

Learn more about graduate admission information for international students.

Department Office

Send all of your application materials to:
The Theatre School Admissions Office 
DePaul University 
2350 N. Racine Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60614

For More Information

If you have any questions about the program or about the status of your application, please contact The Theatre School Admissions Office: 

1. Online: Complete the Contact Us form 
2. E-mail: Send an e-mail message to​
3. Call: (773) 325-7999 or (outside Illinois) 1-800-4-DEPAUL, extension 57999 ​