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CDM Graduate Admission Office
14 E. Jackson (Daley)
Suite 100
Chicago, IL 60604

Monday - Thursday
9:00am - 6:00pm
9:00am - 5:00pm
(312) 362-8714

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CDM hosts monthly spotlight events for prospective students interested in our undergraduate programs. Questions about the admission process should be directed to

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Master's Programs

Admission requirements are unique for each master's program CDM offers, and we accept applications for the master's degree programs on a rolling admission basis.

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MFA Programs

Admission requirements, application deadlines, and portfolio guidelines are unique for each of our MFA programs in Animation, Cinema, Screenwriting, and Documentary.

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Ph.D. Program

The Ph.D. in Computer and Information Sciences program offers an opportunity for exceptional students to pursue substantial research in the computer sciences and related areas.

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Non-Degree Learn More

Students interested in non-degree seeking programs have three options at CDM: Master's degree student at large, CDM Certificates, and programs at the Institute for Professional Development.

Tuition & Financial Aid Learn More

Learn more about undergraduate and graduate tuition, as well as information on scholarships, assistantships, and financial aid available for military personnel.

International Graduate Applicants Learn More

DePaul CDM has a large population of international students, and we're proud of our global community. Our admission staff is here to personally assist international students through the admission process and address your specialized needs.

Student Ambassadors

Deciding which program is right for you? CDM Ambassadors are current students in one of our programs who are ready to answer your questions about earning a degree at CDM.Undergrad AmbassadorsGrad Ambassadors