Congratulations on your acceptance to DePauw University! We sincerely hope you choose to join our community of leaders and scholars as you pave the way for your future.

Admitted Students


Admitted Student Checklist for 2016-2017

Important Dates and Deadlines

What To expect next

Social Media


Admitted Student Checklist for 2016-2017

  • Apply for Additional Scholarships and Financial Aid
    • Although you are automatically considered for an University Merit Award at the time of acceptance, know your other options. Find more information about our Bonner Scholarship Program, Holton Memorial Scholarships and Edward G. Rector Scholarships here.
    • If you are applying for financial need-based aid, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the DePauw Financial Aid Application. Both forms can be found here.
  • Join us for an Admitted Student Day
    • Whether you have already made your decision to attend DePauw or are still considering your options, we hope you and your family will join us for one of these very special days. We created the Admitted Student Days to welcome you to campus and invite you to start creating "Your DePauw Story."
    • Saturday, March 18, 2017 - Register Now! 
    • Saturday, April 8, 2017 - Register Now!  
  • Join us for a Family and Friends Reception in your area. 
    • Mingle with current students, staff and DePauw alumni to get a well-rounded perspective of life at DePauw and beyond. Click the link above to register for the location and date of your choice! 
    • Thursday, January 19 - Chicago, IL
    • Sunday, February 5 - Carmel, IN
    • Thursday, February 9 - St. Louis, MO
    • Sunday, February 19 - Detroit, MI
    • Tuesday, February 21 - Lake Forest, IL
    • Thursday, February 23 - Indianapolis, IN
    • Sunday, February 26 - Grand Rapids, MI
    • Tuesday, February 28 - Cincinnati, OH
  • Visit Campus for a Personalized Visit 
    • If none of these event dates work for you, visit us during a day that is convenient for you and your family. We offer personalized visits Monday-Friday and some select Saturdays during the academic year.
    • Take a campus tour, sit in on a class, meet with a faculty member, talk with a coach or have lunch with a current student. Participate in one or all of the above options on your personalized visit! 

Important Dates and Deadlines 

Early Decision Deposit Deadline January 15, 2017 Submit online!
Rector Scholarship Nomination Form Deadline January 15, 2017 Apply online!
Financial Aid Recommended Deadline February 1, 2017 Apply online!
Honor Scholar and Fellows Application Deadline February 1, 2017 Apply online!
Holton Scholarship Application Deadline February 15, 2017 Apply online!
Bonner Scholarship Application Deadline February 15, 2017 Apply online! 
National Deposit Deadline May 1, 2017 Submit online!

What To Expect Next

  • Regardless if you applied for financial need-based aid or not, all students will receive either a financial aid award breakdown or a scholarship summary in early February. This will provide you with all the information you need in regards to total cost of admission after any scholarships and/or financial aid awards you qualify for.
  • Housing information will become available after May 1, 2017. All students are guaranteed housing at DePauw University all four years. 
  • Still have questions? Contact your admission counselor directly so we can provide you with any additional information you still may need before and after making your decision to join the DePauw community. 

Social Media

  • Follow us on social media! We share a lot of valuable information across our social media channels: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube. You can find links to all of our social accounts as well as recent videos and a photo gallery here.