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requirements are provided below based on applicant type:
Admission to the ELA is open to all international students who have studied
some English and completed their secondary school education. Minimum age
for admission is 17 years old.
ELA Admission Process
A freshman applicant is one entering university directly after secondary school (high school).
Please note, each academic program has different admission requirements. The minimum requirements below do not guarantee admission for applicants.
Freshman Admission Process
A transfer applicant is a student applying for a bachelor's degree who has completed high school and has taken additional coursework in one or more post-secondary institutions (college or university).
DePaul also has formal transfer agreements with several international institutions, allowing you to begin your degree in your home country before transferring to DePaul.
Transfer Admission Process