Class of 2022

We look forward to welcoming the Class of 2022 to DePaul College Prep in 2018! Below are some important dates and information for our prospective students and parents as you become more familiar with DePaul College Prep and our application process.

Open House 1: October 3, 2017

DePaul College Prep's first open house is on Tuesday, October 3 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. During this time, families will be able to tour our campus, meet our faculty, and see why every day is a great day to be a Ram!

Open House 2: November 5, 2017

Did you miss our first open house? No problem! Our second open house will take place on Sunday, November 5 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. This will be our last and final open house before our 2017 Entrance Exam.

Entrance Exam Registration: November 18, 2017

To ensure the safety and security of our students on the morning of the entrance exam and to alert parents/guardians if the exam is cancelled due to inclement weather, high schools will now gather information within a two week window (November 18 - December 1, 2017) prior to the date of the exam. Walk-in registration is still allowable on the morning of the test, however emergency information will need to be gathered for these students.

Entrance Exam: December 2, 2017

DePaul College Prep, along with all Catholic high schools in Chicago, administers the High School Placement Test (HSPT) for our entrance exam.

The new date for the Entrance Exam at DePaul College Prep is Saturday, December 2 at 8:00 am.

Make Up Entrance Exam: December 9, 2017

For those who have not taken the Catholic School Entrance Exam, we will offer our make up exam on December 9th at 8 am. Please bring a $25 entrance exam fee and two #2 pencils. To register click here.

Acceptance Letters Sent: prior to December 23, 2017

Acceptance letters will be sent by December 23, 2017 upon completion of application. If applications are not completed in full, letters will not be available for admission.

Financial Aid Registration Date: January 12, 2018

October 1, 2017
Financial Aid Applications are available at

Financial Aid Application Deadline:
Incoming Freshman
January 12, 2018

Financial aid funds are limited. Applications received after the due date may not be eligible for review or consideration.

For more information visit or contact Paula Ryan at 773-423-5040.

Incoming Freshman Application Deadline: January 16, 2018

All portions of the Incoming Freshman Application must be submitted online by January 16, 2018.

This includes:

  • Birth Certificate
  • 8th Grade Report Card
  • 7th Grade Report Card
  • 7th Grade Standardized Test Scores
  • 8th Grade Standardized Test Scores (if applicable)
  • Specialized Educational Plan/ IEP / 504 Plan (if applicable)
  • Discipline Report

For more information visit our Apply Now page.

Acceptance Notification: prior to February 1, 2018

In order for DePaul College Prep to meet the needs of our families, have a sufficient amount of time to examine student academic records and to determine that DePaul Prep can provide for the student's educational needs, all Catholic high schools will send out acceptance communication to families after the Entrance Exam on December 2 and no later than February 1 (save for make-up exams, in which acceptance letters may be sent later).

Enrollment decisions will be sent upon completion of application.

Incoming Freshman Registration Night: February 13, 2018

Incoming freshmen who confirmed their acceptance to DePaul Prep for the 2018-19 school year were invited to campus to register for their first semester of classes.

Admitted Students Night: May 3, 2018

All admitted students in the DePaul Prep Class of 2022 are invited for a fun and informal night of open gym, open STEAM Lab, Ram-ily Feud games, pizza & pop, and meeting their new classmates.