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DePauw Application

Application & Financial Aid Deadlines

  • Early Decision I Deadline: November 15
  • Early Action Deadline:  December 1
  • Early Decision II Deadline: January 15
  • Regular Decision Deadline: February 1

Notification Deadlines

  • Early Decision I Notification: December 1
  • Early Action Notification:  January 15
  • Early Decision II Notification: February 1
  • Regular Decision Notification: March 1

As one of the top national liberal arts and sciences universities, ranked the best in Indiana, DePauw’s gold-standard academics fused with vast real-world opportunities prepares you for personal and professional success. Nearly 100% of our graduates prove that each year. When you attend DePauw, you’ll always be Gold Within.

Gold Within

First-Year Applicants

Discover how an education can empower you to change your world. Think critically, explore new perspectives and devise innovative solutions in any one of our intellectually challenging majors and minors.  You can apply through the Common Application or the DePauw University application. Take your pick! You can't go wrong with either!

Start your story

Transfer Applicants

Distinguish yourself in a co-curricular, liberal arts educational environment with opportunities that exceed those of a typical college. Dive into faculty-student research, internships and formative study abroad opportunities for an immersive education and a distinctive resume after graduation.

Experience uncommon excellence

International Applicants

Connect people, places, disciplines and ideas to maximize the strength of your impact on the world. Collaborate and learn with peers who are as excited as you are to explore new cultures, build relationships and play a meaningful part on a national and international stage.

Join a community of like-minded scholars