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Transfer applicants must submit all materials required for regular admission plus an official college transcript and the Common Application’s College Official’s Report. Please review the deadlines and required application materials unique to transfer students before submitting your application. Transfer applicants admitted to DePauw typically demonstrate a minimum 3.0 GPA in college-level work. All applicants will automatically be considered for a University Merit award during the admission process. 

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Application Deadline

Spring Semester Deadline: December 1
Fall Semester Deadline: July 1

Required materials for transfer students*

  • Application for Admission (DePauw Application or Transfer Student Common Application)

  • Common Applications' College Official's Report

  • Official College transcripts

  • Final High School Transcript (unofficial may be used for admission but an official final transcript is required when a student enrolls) 

  • If you plan to pursue a music degree at DePauw, you must also complete the music audition process.

*International transfer students must still prove English proficiency, so TOEFL, IELTS or Duolingo is required if English is not the first language. A letter of recommendation is optional and not required.

Transferring Credits

Upon admission, our Registrar's Office assists all transfer students with evaluating transfer credit and scheduling classes.

Our Campus Living and Community Development Office assists students with housing accommodations once an enrollment deposit is submitted.

Enrollment Deposit

A $400 non-refundable enrollment deposit is due by August 1 for Fall semester and January 1 for Spring semester.

Please send all admission materials to:

DePauw University
Office of Admission
204 East Seminary Street
Greencastle, IN 46135