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DePaul University 2012-2013
1 E Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60604
http://www.depaul.edu
Telephone: (800) 4-DePaul
 

Know the DePaul Facts
Annual tuition:
12-18 quarter hours,
$31,650
1-11 quarter hours, $530 per hour
Annual room and board: $6,558-10,998
Total Enrollment: 25,072
Distance from Moraine in miles: 25 NE
Minimum GPA for admission: Competitive; see the section on DePaul Transfer Grade Point Average (GPA)Requirements below**. Accepts the IAI General Ed. Core? 
Yes, see the section on IAI Acceptance below.
Online application: Yes
https://wa.is.depaul.edu/AdmissionApp/login.aspx
Application fee?  $40 application fee ($25  online)
Maximum hours accepted for transfer from community college: 66 Honors Programs Available?
Yes, see http://condor.depaul.edu/~honors
International Students Web Site:
http:www.depaul.edu/international
Number of hours to be considered a transfer student: 30 semester hours (44) quarters Contact: Cynthia Delgadillo
Telephone: (312) 362-6529
Email: cdelgadi@depaul.edu
 
DePaul Majors
Majors
For a complete listing of majors offered at DePaul look online at: http://www.depaul.edu/ACADEMICS/UNDERGRADUATE/majors/Pages/default.aspx 
 
Find Important DePaul Information
Transfer Information:
http://www.depaul.edu/admission/types_of_admission/transfer/index.asp
http://www.depaul.edu/admission-and-aid/transfer-center/Pages/default.aspx
Online applications:
https://wa.is.depaul.edu/AdmissionApp/login.aspx
Financial Aid Information:
http://www.depaul.edu/financial_aid/undergraduate/index.asp Phone: 312-362-8091, (option 5)
Online Course Catalog: (Note: DePaul�s course catalog is available online only, choose �guest� if you don�t have a User ID)http://sr.depaul.edu/CourseCatalog/index.asp
Campus visits:
http://www.depaul.edu/about/visit-depaul/Pages/default.aspx
Housing Information:
http://housing.depaul.edu/
Scholarship Information:
http://www.depaul.edu/admission/scholarships/index.asp
FAFSA on the web
www.fafsa.ed.gov
Transfer course equivalents:
http://www.depaul.edu/admission-and-aid/transfer-center/Pages/TrAC.aspx
 
Learn about the DePaul Schools
DePaul Admission Information

Transfer students (under age 24) should complete and submit an application, a $40 application
fee ($25 if applying online), and official transcripts from every college/university attended.
Students who have earned fewer than 30 semester (44 quarter) hours of transferable college
work at the time of application must also provide an official high school transcript and an
ACT/SAT score report. If currently in college, students should indicate (on a separate sheet
of paper) what courses they will be enrolled in for the current term or for a future term.
(Example: Eng 101/English Composition I - 3 semester hours.)

Adult Student Applicants:
Adult transfer students (age 24 and above) should complete and submit an application, a $40
application fee ($25 if applying online), and official transcripts from every college/university
attended. Students who have completed fewer than 12 transferable semester (16 quarter) hours
at the time of application submission will be required to take DePaul's English and mathematics
assessment tests prior to an admission decision being made. If currently in college, students should
indicate (on a separate sheet of paper) what courses they will be enrolled in for the current term
or for a future term. (Example: Eng 101/English Composition I - 3 semester hours.)

DePaul Transfer Grade Point Average (GPA) Requirements:
Students must be in good academic standing at the last college or university attended. Based on
all transferable courses completed from regionally accredited colleges and universities, they must
have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 (2.5 required for applicants to the College of
Commerce, or School of Education and 2.75 for the School of Music*) to be considered for admission**.

Official college transcripts from all institutions attended are required. Final official transcripts must
be sent once all coursework is completed.

*Note:  Some majors at DePaul may be limited in admission and require higher GPAs than
those listed above.  Please contact the Office of Admissions if you have any questions.

** GPAs are subject to change based upon available resources and space limitations.

Application Deadlines:
  • Fall (September)- August 1
  • Winter (January)- November 1
  • Spring (March/April)- March 1
  • Summer (June)- May 1
Standard Transfer Options to meet DePaul General Education Requirements
  1. Transfer after completing Moraine Valley Community College's Associate in Arts (A.A.) or
    Associate in Science (A.S.) degree (note: the A.F.A. and A.A.S. do not meet this requirement).
    Students desiring to meet general education requirements through satisfactory completion of
    a Moraine Valley A.A. or A.S. degree should see the MVCC Educational Planning Guide for
    Transfer Students
    .

  2. Transfer after completing IAI General Education Core Curriculum (GECC). Students desiring to
    meet general education requirements through satisfactory completion of the Illinois Articulation
    Initiative (IAI) should see the MVCC Educational Planning Guide for Transfer Students.

  3. Complete DePaul General Education requirements. For students not planning to complete the
    IAI general education core requirements. Students transferring without an A.A./A.S. degree
    should try to complete as many of DePaul's general education requirements as possible at MVCC.

IAI Acceptance

DePaul is a member of the Illinois Articulation Initiative (I.A.I.) for the General Education Core Curriculum. Students who successfully complete the I.A.I. General Education Core Curriculum will have satisfied DePaul's lower-level general education core. DePaul does have two upper-level general education and four mission-related classes that students will still need to complete at DePaul.

Transfer Grade Evaluation

DePaul operates on the quarter system. The academic calendar is divided
into three ten-week terms, beginning in September, January and March. There are also two five-week summer
sessions available - one beginning in mid-June, the other in late July. To convert credit from the
semester to the quarter system, multiply by 1.5 (i.e., 3 semester hours x 1.5 = 4.5 quarter hours).

Vocational credit, orientation to college/career planning courses, and remedial/developmental work is
not accepted.

Notable DePaul Graduation Requirements
  • DePaul operates on the quarter hour system.
     
  • A minimum of 192 quarter hours is necessary for graduation.
     
  • A maximum of 66 semester hours may be transferred from a community college. A maximum of
    88 shs may be transferred from a 4-year college or university. If a student has attended both
    a community college and a 4-year school, a maximum of 66 semester (99 quarter) hours may be
    transferred from a community college and the remainder of credit�up to 99 semester hours
    (132 quarter) hours total�can be transferred from a 4-year school.
     
  • Modern language Requirement:  Liberal Arts and Science students who plan to earn a Bachelor of
    Arts degree are responsible for completing a modern language (Arabic, Chinese, French, German,
    Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Polish, Russian or Spanish) requirement.  This requirement
    can be met:

1.      successful completion of two years of a modern language at the high school level

2.      successful completion of one year of a modern language at the college level

3.      achievement of a score of 3 or higher on an Advanced Placement exam in a
    modern language

4.      achievement of a satisfactory score on a CLEP exam

5.      successful completion of a year of modern language at DePaul

FOR THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION, SEE THE DePaul WEBSITE AT: http://www.depaul.edu

This Transfer Guide provides information to help Moraine Valley Community College students begin planning for transfer to DePaul University. This guide is not a contract or guarantee of transferability. Requirements at the four-year university are subject to change. To ensure appropriate course completion, or for more information, students should consult with an academic advisor from Moraine Valley and from DePaul University throughout their enrollment.

How to use this Transfer Guide:

If you plan to earn an Associate in Arts (AA) or an Associate in Science (AS) degree at Moraine Valley Community College:

Students are encouraged to complete an AA or AS degree prior to transfer for most majors. This transfer guide is designed to recommend prerequisite, tool or transferable equivalent courses for some of the most popular majors at this transfer institution. It is suggested that as many of these courses as possible be taken as part of the AA or AS degree.  Individual colleges and universities may have admission, general education or program requirements beyond the associate�s degree requirements.

  • Use the Moraine Valley Community College Educational Planning Guide for Transfer Students as a guide for meeting degree requirements.
  • Meet with a MVCC advisor to confirm the transferability of the AA/AS degrees at your chosen transfer institution. 
  • Select courses that will meet general education requirements as well as freshman/sophomore level courses recommended for your program of study at the transfer institution.  Consult with a MVCC advisor for assistance in appropriate course selection.
  • Contact the Admissions Office or an advisor in your chosen major department at the transfer institution as soon as possible to verify your educational plan.

If you do not plan to complete an AA or an AS degree:

In general, students without an AA or an AS degree will have their courses evaluated on a course-by-course basis.  While at MVCC, students can begin to take general education and major courses.

General Education course options:

 1. You may choose to complete the 37- 41semester hour Illinois Articulation Initiative General Education Core (IAI GECC) before transferring:

  • Use the Moraine Valley Community College Educational Planning Guide for Transfer Students as a guide for meeting general education requirements. 

  • Meet with a MVCC advisor to confirm that your chosen transfer institution accepts the IAI GECC and for assistance in appropriate course selection.

  • Select courses that will meet general education requirements for completion of the IAI GECC.  Consult with a MVCC advisor for assistance in appropriate course selection.

  • Contact the Admissions Office or an advisor in your chosen major department at the transfer institution as soon as possible to verify your educational plan.        

2. You may also choose to take individual courses at MVCC for transfer to your chosen four-year institution.

Note:  If you do not complete the AA or AS degree or the IAI GECC before transfer, you will be required to
meet the general education requirements at your transfer institution. General education requirements vary substantially between institutions:

  • Contact the Admissions Office or an advisor in your chosen major department at the transfer institution
    as soon as possible to verify your educational plan.

  • See the articulation tables for lists of transferable courses between MVCC and your transfer institution.  Consult with a MVCC advisor for assistance in appropriate course selection.

 Major Course selection:

You can use this transfer guide as an aid to help in selecting courses that apply to your major.  Be sure to consult the transfer college�s academic catalog and an advisor from MVCC and the transfer institution prior to enrolling in classes. 

This Transfer Guide provides information to help Moraine Valley Community College students begin
planning for transfer to DePaul College. This guide is not a contract or guarantee of transferability.
Requirements at the four-year college are subject to change. To ensure appropriate course
completion, or for more information, students should consult with an academic advisor from
Moraine Valley and from DePaul College throughout their enrollment.