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Tuition & Aid

Tuition

Undergraduate tuition is structured on a package rate. For 2016-2017, the College of Communication full-time tuition rate is $37,020 (12-18 credits). Students who enroll in more than 18 credits are charged at the part-time credit rate.

For more information on tuition rates, please visit DePaul's tuition website.

Financial Aid

Students who plan to fund their education through federal loans should complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). DePaul's Financial Aid Office will create a financial aid package based on your FAFSA information.

College of Communication Named and Endowed Scholarship Opportunities

Academic Year 2016-2017

Through the generosity of alumni and friends, the following named and endowed scholarship opportunities are available to majors in the College of Communication for the 2016-2017 school year.  Apply through Scholarship Connect at depaul.academicworks.com.
  • The Carlos Hernandez Meritorious Endowed Award for Undergraduate Journalism awards an outstanding undergraduate junior or senior enrolled in the Journalism program and completing an internship with financial need.  Application opens Winter 2017.
  • The College of Communication Merit Scholarship awards undergraduate students with high academic achievement and financial need with tuition support.  Application opens Fall 2016.
  • The Dean's Council Endowed Scholarship in Communication recognizes and exceptional undergraduate or graduate student in the College of Communication in good academic standing and with financial need.  Application opens Fall 2016.
  • The Faculty/Staff Endowed Scholarship in the College of Communication is funded by gifts from faculty, staff, and friends of the university.  The scholarship is awarded to one high-achieving junior, senior, or second-year graduate student in the College of Communication with financial need.  Application opens Winter 2017.
  • The Joe and Mary Anne Cappo Endowed Scholarship recognizes the merit of an outstanding first-generation junior or senior College of Communication student with financial need.  Application opens Fall 2016.
  • The Kat McCullough Endowed Scholarship awards a high-achieving junior or senior student based on merit and financial need.  Application opens Fall 2016.
  • The Reach for Excellence Award in Public Relations supports professional development activity of Public Relations and Advertising majors who are members of the DePaul chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America.  Recipients receive funding for activities such as conferences, workshops, and seminars that enhance their public relations education.  Application opens Winter 2017.
  • The Wilke Family Endowed Scholarship in Communication supports the achievements of a junior or senior female student majoring in Journalism or Intercultural Communication with financial need.  Application opens Fall 2016.
Criteria and award amounts vary and require a filed FAFSA. To be considered for the any of the College of Communication scholarship opportunities, apply via Scholarship Connect at depaul.academicworks.com.

Application Procedures

  • Go to Scholarship Connect and sign in using your Campus Connect ID and password.
  • Follow the instructions to complete the General Application.
  • Use the search feature to locate the opportunity for which you wish to apply.  Complete and submit the application for the opportunity selected.

Deadlines
Application deadlines are available in Scholarship Connect.

Awards and Notification
If awarded a College of Communication scholarship, you will receive both an email notification and will find information under the ‘Applications’ tab in Scholarship Connect.  Post-award information may be required, please review all notifications thoroughly.

Additional Opportunities
You may be qualified for other external scholarship opportunities and Scholarship Connect is an excellent way to search for additional scholarship options. Be sure to check Scholarship Connect regularly as new opportunities are added often.

Help
For help on using and searching Scholarship Connect, more about Financial Aid, or filing the FAFSA, contact DePaul Central. For questions about the above College of Communication scholarship opportunities, contact Shena Ramsay at sramsay@depaul.edu or 312-362-7568.