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DePauw Office of Admission Tour Guides #TIGERFAMILY

Congratulations! This is just the beginning of your DePauw journey. When you join our community of transformative leaders and scholars, you will commit to not only improving yourself, but also the world around you.

Our commitment to you starts now. Explore your next steps as a future Tiger. 


Make sure you meet our deposit deadline to secure your space at DePauw. Ready to make it official? Submit your non-refundable $400 enrollment deposit to confirm your enrollment at DePauw. Students who deposit before March 1st will be able to rank their top 3 residence halls.

  • Early Decision I Deposit Deadline: January 15
  • Early Decision II Deposit Deadline: March 1
  • Early Action and Regular Decision Priority Deposit Deadline: May 1, 2021


  • Additional Scholarships and Financial Aid Applications
    Explore scholarship options and deadlines, and ensure completion of the FAFSA by February 1st to receive full consideration for merit and need-based aid.
  • Financial Aid Awarding
    Starting in early February, all students will receive either a financial aid award breakdown or a scholarship summary, detailing their total cost of admission after any scholarship and/or aid awards.
  • Housing
    Housing information will become available after May 1, 2021. All students are guaranteed housing at DePauw University all four years. 

Planning on taking a gap Year?

Learn DePauw's gap year policy and all things you need to know about deferring your admission decision for one year.

Gap Year Policy