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Graduate Admission

Applicants must demonstrate a capacity for achievement through past academic or professional work. The College of Communication looks at each application as a unique presentation of a candidate's profile and will consider a variety of information sources.

Admission criteria, application procedures and application deadlines specific to each program can be found on the program pages:

General Admission Requirements

A bachelor's degree or equivalent is required for admission to College of Communication graduate programs. To be admitted, applicants must demonstrate, through past academic or professional work, a capacity for achievement. The College of Communication looks at each application as a unique presentation of a candidate's profile and will consider a variety of information sources. Students applying to any of the College of Communication graduate programs must:

  • Have earned a bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited higher education institution
  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • Complete and submit the online application
  • Submit letters of recommendation
  • Submit a resume
  • Submit a statement of purpose or answer essay questions
  • Submit GRE scores (for Public Relations and Advertising applicants only)

Questions about the application process can be directed to:

Office of Graduate Admission
College of Communication
DePaul University
2400 N. Sheffield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614-2215
gradcom@depaul.edu

For details including eligibility requirements, please contact the Office of Graduate Admission at (773) 325-4405 or gradcom@depaul.edu. ​​​​​​