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Tuition Fees for International Students

While studying the Global Gateway Program, you will need to pay fees for your program, and also for your accommodation.

How Much Does it Cost to Study at DePaul?

Select the relevant fees below. All prices are in United States Dollars (USD).

Global Gateway Program Student Fees

  • Undergraduate Pathway Tuition and Fees 2021-22

    Global Gateway Program

      Standard (3 Quarters) Extended (4 Quarters) Extended Plus (5 Quarters)
    Tuition $41,971 $48,151 $51,854
    Fees* $471 $628 $785
    Room & Board $13,674 $18,232 $22,790
    Health Insurance $675 $900 $1,125
    Total $56,881 $67,911 $76,554

    Tuition cost for Pre-Sessional English is $3,775 USD per quarter.

    *Fees include student activity, health services, UPASS transportation and 1st quarter English testing fee.
  • Graduate Pathway Tuition and Fees 2021-22

    Global Gateway Program

    College of Computing and Digital Media
      Standard
    (2 Quarters)
    Extended
    (3 Quarters)
    Tuition  $18,025 $21,620
    Fees* $420 $610
    Health Insurance $451 $677
    Total $18,896 $22,907
    Kellstadt Graduate School of Business
      Standard (2 Quarters) Extended (3 Quarters)
    Tuition  $20,600  $24,195 
    Fees*  $420  $610 
    Health Insurance $451 $677 
    Total $21,471 $25,482 

    Tuition cost for Pre-Sessional English is $3,703 USD per quarter.

    *Fees include student activity, health services, UPASS transportation and 1st quarter English testing fee.

Direct Admission

  • Undergraduate Tuition and Fees 2021-22
    Undergraduate Majors Music & Theatre Majors
    Tuition $41,361 $42,651
    Fees $1,246 $1,246
    Total $42,607 $43,897

    Pricing is subject to change.

  • Graduate Tuition and Fees 2021-22
    College or School
    Number of Credits for Cost per Credit Hour (as of Fall 2021) Average Total Program Tuition (as of Fall 2021) Additional Fees by Quarter
    College of Computing and Digital Media 52 or more $882 $45,864 Student Fees: $130
    Health Insurance: $225

    Kellstadt Graduate School of Business 48 (MS) $1,102 $52,896 (MS)
    60 (MBA) $66,120 (MBA)
    College of Communication 48 or more $775 $37,200
    College of Education
    48 or more $668 $32,064
    College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    48 or more $729 $34,992
    College of Science and Health 48 or more $750 $36,000
    School of Music
    48 or more $913 $43,824
    School of Continuing and Professional Studies
    52 or more $668 $34,736
    Theatre School 120 or more $37,266 (annual flat rate) $111,798 Health Insurance: $225
    College of Law
    24 (LLM) $1,163 (LLM) $27,912 (LLM) Student Fees: $329
    Health Insurance: $225
    86 (JD) $49,644 (JD - annual flat rate) $148,932 (JD)

    Pricing is subject to change.

Payment and deadlines

Confirmation payment

Once you have received your offer, you will need to pay a $3,000 deposit to confirm your place and release your I-20 immigration document. This amount will be subtracted from your invoiced tuition fee. An I-20 is required to begin your student visa process.

For the Global Gateway Program, once you have received your offer please pay your deposit as early as possible to ensure your place. We will provide a full refund if you do not meet the visa entry requirements. Please read our terms and conditions for more information.

Payment deadlines

The full balance of your tuition fees must be paid one month before the start date.

For direct admission undergraduate students, a $200 deposit is required and must be paid directly to DePaul University. Follow the instructions here.

What happens if you miss a deadline?

It is important to meet all your payment deadlines. If you miss a deadline or have an outstanding balance, you may be placed on hold and barred from attending classes until all payments are made in full.

Make a payment

Please visit our How to Pay page to find out how to make a payment and view your fees.

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