48 months
41361 USD/year
41361 USD/year
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The Industrial Design at DePaul University will teach you how to hone your aesthetic design skills in order to develop prototypes for consumer and industrial products.


About Industrial Design at DePaul University

You’ll take technical and mathematics courses from which you will learn analytical competence needed to successfully develop your prototyping ability.

As an Industrial Design major, you will become a member of DePaul’s makerspace community and work alongside award-winning faculty in the Idea Realization Lab (IRL) or IRL2 — DePaul’s interdisciplinary 4,500-square-foot campus makerspaces (located on the Loop and Lincoln Park campuses, respectively). In this community, you will learn to design within the constraints of what is practical and possible through the use of several rapid prototyping technologies.


  • Museum exhibit design
  • Business owner
  • Advertising art director
  • Theatre set production
  • Interior and space designer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Metaphysics of Objects
  • 3D Design and Modeling
  • Haptics
  • History of Industrial Design
  • Designing for the Internet of Things

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


192 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants are required to submit official high school transcripts
  • Four years of English
  • Three years of mathematics (minimum course work equivalent to Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II)
  • Three years of science (two of which must be lab science)
  • Two years of social science
  • Two years of language study other than English

Tuition Fee

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    41361 USD/year
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Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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