New Media Studies


Students with bachelor’s degrees in any field will be considered for admission. Applications must include:

  • Undergraduate transcripts indicating a strong record of previous academic achievement.
  • A carefully written personal statement, from 300-500 words long, describing the student's objectives in applying to the new media studies program.
  • Two letters of recommendation; applicants who have taken college courses of any kind within the past two years are strongly encouraged to include at least one letter reflecting on academic accomplishment.

International students should also see for further application instructions.

You can begin an application to DePaul's NMS program right now! Simply visit the Graduate Admission page and click on the phrase, “Graduate College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences” to get started. Note that all of the information you will need - including the address to which you will send some items in hard copy - is included in the application form itself. We're looking forward to reading your application! Apply now!

Application materials, except for letters of recommendation, can also be emailed to the Office of Graduate Admission at (this includes colleges Application materials can also be emailed to the Office of Graduate Admission at (this includes colleges and universities that issue official electronic transcripts). Please make sure your name is on all documents.  Letters of recommendation may be emailed directly from the recommender as an attached pdf document on letterhead with the recommender's signature

Graduate Information Session

Please join us for an upcoming information session featuring DePaul’s graduate program in New Media Studies. At the information sessions you will have the opportunity to learn about program content, admission requirements, and meet with program faculty. For more information and to register for an upcoming event, please visit