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.

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Experience College of DuPage firsthand and attend a campus visit event before you apply. Familiarize yourself with the atmosphere, learn about resources and hear about support tools that are available to students of all ages. 

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Choose your student category and follow the steps to submit your application.

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Traditional/High School Students

If you are about to graduate high school or if you have recently graduated, apply for a degree or certificate program.

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Non-Credit Students

If you are looking to sign up for non-credit classes for personal growth or casual interest, explore everything we offer.

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Adult and Returning Students

If you are 19 years or older and you've been away from school or if you never attended college, we can help get you started.

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Nursing and Health Science Students

COD offers dozens of degrees and certificate options in health sciences. Get started on the right path to success.

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Transfer Students

Transferring to College of DuPage from another college or university? Apply now to continue your education.

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Veteran and Military Students

Are you a veteran or currently serving in the military? Access the benefits you've earned and advance your education.

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Summer-Only Students

Are you home on summer break and want to take a class or two to get ahead? Enroll in summer courses.

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International Students

Are you looking for the chance to experience different cultures, increase your knowledge and make lifelong friends? Get that and more at COD.

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Student Athletes

If you are an athlete looking to take classes and earn a degree, we can get you started.

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Contact Information

Admissions and Outreach
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 2207
For more information, fill out the contact form.

The Admissions Office is operating during summer business hours:

  • Monday and Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Friday, closed

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

Walk-in appointments are available Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis for a 15-minute meeting. Students who need more time can schedule a virtual or in-person appointment with their admission representative.

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