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Transfer Student Admission Process

We welcome transfer students each year at DePauw in both the fall and spring semesters. Please see below for information about the admission process and important deadlines.

 DEADLINES and required materials

Application deadline for Winter Term/Spring Semester: December 1

Application deadline for Fall Semester: June 1

Transfer applicants must submit all of the materials required for regular admission which include:

  • Common Application
  • Common Application's College Official's Report
  • Official Test Scores (ACT or SAT)
  • Final High School Transcript
  • Official College Transcripts
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Secondary School Report (not required if student has completed at least two years of college studies at another institution)

Traditionally, admitted transfer applicants have demonstrated a minimum GPA of 3.0 in college-level work. All applicants will automatically be reviewed for a University Merit award during the admission process. If you qualify for one, you will receive that information at the time of your admission.


classes and other academic needs

Our Registrar's Office assists all transfer students with scheduling of classes and determining transfer credits. Our Campus Living and Community Development Office helps our students with housing accommodations once an enrollment deposit is submitted.