Student Services Center


Admission at College of DuPage is open to anyone who is a high school graduate, has earned a GED or is at least 18-years-old and can benefit from college-level instruction. Prospective students need to apply to the Office of Admissions and Outreach in order to be eligible for admission.

No entrance exams are required for admission; however, entrance exam information is helpful to college advisors who assist students with their educational planning. COVID-19 protocol is followed on all College of DuPage campuses.

Choose your student category to learn more about applying to COD.

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Traditional/High School Students

If you are about to graduate high school or if you have recently graduated and you are looking for a degree or certificate program this is the place for you.

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Non-Credit Students

If you’re looking to sign up for non-credit classes for personal growth or casual interest and not looking to earn college credit, explore everything we offer.

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Adult Students

If you are 20 or older and you've been away from school for a while or never attended we can help you get started.

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Health Science Students

Do you know that you want a career in the Health Sciences? We have dozens of options. We can get you started on the right path.

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Transfer Students

Transferring to College of DuPage from another college or university? We can help you get back in class and back on track.

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Veteran & Military Students

Are you a veteran or currently serving in the military? We can help you access the benefits you've earned and get you into class.

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Summer-Only Students

Are you home on summer break and want to take a class or two to get ahead? Get enrolled for summer.

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International Students

Are you looking for the chance to experience different cultures, increase your knowledge and make lifelong friends? You'll get that and more at College of DuPage.

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Student Athletes

Are you an athlete looking to take classes or earn a degree at College of DuPage? We can get you started.

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Contact Information

The Admissions Office is operating during regular business hours:

  • Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Phone: (630) 942-2626
Chat: Chat Online

Walk-in appointments are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. Walk-in appointments address quick questions and last 5 to 10 minutes. Virtual appointments are available during regular business hours. You can also contact your admission representative with questions. 

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