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MOL Graduate FAQ

How long does it take to complete the program?

Full-time students (taking 2 classes at 4 credit hours each for a total of 8 credit hours per quarter) may complete the program in 2 years/6 quarters.

Are scholarships or other types of funding available for your graduate program?

Students who completed their bachelor's degree at DePaul are eligible for the Double Demon discount of 25%.  Graduate Assistantships are also available for qualified students in the Division of Student Affairs.  Ideal candidates are/were undergraduate student leaders and/or have other Student Affairs-related experiences. Eligible, prospective graduate students may apply for these positions, as they become available, by checking the Student Employment or Human Resources webpages. Each office in Student Affairs will manage/post their own G.A. positions. Interested students should check with the respective offices.  Some language programs also offer more scholarship information on the respective language resource webpages. Please scroll through these pages to learn more about any potential scholarship opportunities by language program.

Additional DePaul-related scholarships are posted through Academic Works.

When can I apply?

We have rolling admissions, meaning we accept students for admission every quarter. Prospective students may therefore apply for admission at any time.  Prospective students should submit an application at least two months before the start of the term they wish to begin the program.  Please click here to view the academic calendar.

How much would it cost to complete the program?

Information about tuition and fees can be found online here.​

What time are your courses offered and how frequently?

The core MOL foundation courses (MOL 401, 402, 403) are offered in the evenings, while most language courses are offered during the day. The French and Spanish programs may offer 1-2 evening (5:30-8:45 or 6-9:15) courses fall, winter and spring terms. Spanish may occasionally offer advanced courses in the summer.  Each core MOL foundation course is offered once per year. Students should register for at least one core MOL foundation course each quarter their first year. MOL 401 = fall, MOL 402 = winter, MOL 403 = spring

Please refer to the Class Search to view a sampling of our graduate courses offered each quarter.

At which campus would I complete my courses?

We offer graduate language courses at the Lincoln Park Campus (LPC).