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Harper College University Center

DePaul University partners with Harper College to offer three degree programs through the Harper University Center: B.A. in Communication and Media (College of Communication), B.A.P.S. Business Administration (School of Continuing and Professional Studies) and M.S. in Management (Kellstadt Graduate School of Business). Through this partnership, interested students can complete a DePaul University degree while taking classes on-site at Harper’s campus in Palatine, IL. For more information, click below:

Harper University Center

DePaul Admission Partnership Program

The DePaul Admission Partnership Program (DAPP) is a transfer preparation program designed for students transferring from community colleges. Partner community colleges work with DePaul on reverse transfer and data sharing agreements to monitor student success in the program.

DePaul Admission Partnership Program

Transfer Agreements

Community College Partnerships creates and manages new transfer agreements and coordinates faculty-to-faculty discussion to facilitate transfer to DePaul University.

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Community College Partners Tuition Benefit

An MBA Just For Community College Employees for Fall 2021

Community college employees can receive a 40% discount on an MBA degree tailored to the field of higher education. This program begins in September 2021.

DePaul University is also extending a 10% tuition discount on all undergraduate and graduate degree programs for the duration of the degree. (Certificates and degree programs with already-discounted tuition are not eligible for this discount.) This discount may be applied to DePaul degrees already in progress.

Learn More

Students who are interested in learning more about these partnerships can connect with a Transfer Admission Counselor at (312) 362-8300, or by scheduling an appointment with a transfer counselor at