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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

  • Graduate Pathway Tuition and Fees 2022-23

    Global Gateway Program

    College of Computing and Digital Media (Fall 2022 only)
    (2 Quarters)
    Tuition  $18,386
    Fees* $260
    Health Insurance $450
    Total $19,096
    Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (Marketing MS only - Fall 2022)
      Standard (2 Quarters)
    Tuition  $21,012 
    Fees*  $260
    Health Insurance $450
    Total $21,722

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

Direct Admission

  • Undergraduate Tuition and Fees 2022-23
    Undergraduate Majors Music & Theatre Majors
    Tuition $42,189 $43,506
    Fees $1,246 $1,246
    Total $43,435 $44,752

    Fees include required health insurance.

  • Graduate Tuition and Fees 2022-23
    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 $900 $46,800 Student Fees: $130
    Health Insurance: $225

    Kellstadt Graduate School of Business 48 (MS) $1,124 $53,952 (MS)
    60 (MBA) $67,440 (MBA)
    College of Communication 48 or more $790 $37,920
    College of Education
    48 or more $681 $32,688
    College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    48 or more $743 $35,664
    College of Science and Health 48 or more $765 $36,720
    School of Music
    48 or more $913 $43,824
    School of Continuing and Professional Studies
    52 or more $681 $35,412
    Theatre School 120 or more $38,013 (annual flat rate) $114,039 Health Insurance: $225
    College of Law
    24 (LLM) $1,186 (LLM) $28,464 Student Fees: $248
    Health Insurance: $89
    (Law fees by semester)
    86 (JD) $50,636 (JD - annual flat rate) $151,908

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.

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.

Scholarships Available

Scholarships may be available for your program. Please email for more information.

Make a payment

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