DePauw University is a nationally-recognized, leading liberal arts college dedicated to educating 2,300 students from across the country and around the globe. Connected to the liberal arts college is one of the nation's first Schools of Music. For over 180 years, DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success.

Academic Programs

  • Art & Design
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Music
  • Performing Arts
  • Research
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Technology
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines

First-year

First time, first year applicants can apply for free via the Common Application. We require first time, first year applicants to submit the following with their application: 1. Secondary School Report (submitted by your high school college counselor) 2. Official high school transcript (sent directly from your high school) 3. One letter of recommendation from a teacher, school counselor, coach, or church/youth group leader 4. If applying to the School of Music, you will need to complete the audition process

Transfer

Transfer applicants can apply for free via the Common Application. We require transfer applicants to submit the following with their application: 1. Common Applications' College Official's Report 2. Official college transcripts 3. One letter of recommendation 4. Final, official high school transcript 5. Secondary school report (unless you've already completed two years of college) 7. If applying to the School of Music, you will need to complete the audition process

Additional Information


Merit scholarships are awarded at the time of admission based on past academic performance and require no additional application. We also offer several additional merit-based scholarships students can apply for: The Bonner Scholar Program, Prindle Institute of Ethics Scholarship and Rector Scholar Award.
We also provide students access to a variety of need-based financial aid opportunities based on family financial need, typically in the form of grants, federal loans, or on campus work-study positions. To get an estimate of your need-based aid, use the net price calculator found at this link.
More information on financial aid and scholarship can be found here. 

 

Visit us

We offer a number of visit opportunities to ensure you get the most out of your time on campus. Visit for one of our event days for an open house, where you’ll meet faculty, staff, and students and get a broad overview of the DePauw experience. Or, choose from a number of options to build a personalized visit: hop on a campus tour, see an information session, meet with a faculty member, connect with an athletic coach, sit in on a class, or engage with current students. Just tell us what you want to experience! To schedule your in-person or virtual visit, follow this link.

Admissions office

Visit us

School location
Address

204 East Seminary St
Greencastle, IN 46135, United States of America

Phone number

(800) 447-2495

Region

Midwest

Midwest