Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines
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 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
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.