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Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission, students must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.

To apply for admission, please submit the following:

  • A completed online application, which may be found at
  • Official transcripts from all previous college course work
  • Personal statement reflecting course work and/or experience in sociology and related field, future goals, and why this program is right for you
  • Applicants may be asked to provide additional supplemental materials or to interview should the admissions committee require it.​

How to Apply

Online applications can be submitted at

Transcripts and other required credentials should be mailed to:
The Office of Graduate Admission
College of Liberal Arts and Social Science
DePaul University
2400 North Sheffield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614

Application credentials (including official electronic transcripts) also may be e-mailed to the Office of Graduate Admissions at Please make sure your legal name is on all submitted documents.

International Students

International students interested in applying should review the international graduate admission page for more information about credential evaluation and document submission, which may be found on the International Admission page.  For more information about the minimum TOEFL scores required, please contact the Office of Graduate Admission at or at 773.325.7315.

Information provided above is subject to change. Please contact the Office of Graduate Admission if you have questions or concerns.

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If you need assistance to complete your application and/or have questions, contact the LAS Graduate Admission office at (773) 325-7315 or