Dates & Deadlines
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The Application Process
READY TO APPLY?
Please review the required admission materials checklist below to make sure you have all of the necessary materials. We are a Common App exclusive school. Please note the additional requirements for music, transfer and international students.
Early Decision Deadline: November 1.
Early Action Deadline: December 1.
Regular Decision Deadline: February 1.
For more information and a complete listing of application details, please click here.
Learn about our commitment to making this extraordinary form of education accessible to students from all walks of life by exploring the scholarship opportunities below. Additionally, check out how our Honor Scholar and Fellows Programs enhance your DePauw education. As a reminder, we require the FAFSA (available October 1) to determine eligibility for federal and state assistance, and the DePauw Financial Aid Application to determine eligibility for institutional need-based aid.Scholarship Opportunities HS&F Programs
Required Admission Materials Checklist
Fill out an application
Use the Common Application to apply online. If you begin an online application, you may save your work at any point and continue later.
Get a Secondary School Report
You can use the Common Application website to fulfill this requirement.
Get your official test scores
DePauw University numbers for submitting score are 1166 (AP, TOEFL, SAT I, and SAT II) and 1184 (ACT). We superscore. Do you have questions about the new SAT? Click here for a list of FAQs.
Send your official high school transcript
This must come from your current or most recently attended high school.
Submit a letter of recommendation
This can be from either a teacher or high school guidance counselor. You can use the Common Application website to fulfill this requirement.