Admissions Information

The next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Admission Informationwww.depauw.edu/admission/
Online Applicationwww.depauw.edu/admission/apply/incoming-freshmen/
Calendar SystemFour-one-four plan
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2022-23, the acceptance rate is 66.00% and the yield is 13.99%. 2,684 men and 3,024 women applied to DePauw and 1,664 men and 2,117 women students were accepted.
Among them, 250 men and 296 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2022). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants5,7082,6843,024
Admitted3,7671,6642,117
Enrolled527250296
Acceptance Rate 66.00%62.00%70.01%
Yield 13.99%15.02%13.98%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 24, 2023)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2022-2023, 182 students (34% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 100 students (19%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees.
For score submitters, the median SAT score is 1,250. The SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 670 and the 25th percentile is 570. The SAT Math score is 690 (75th) and 570 (25th). The median ACT composite score is 28 with 75th percentile score of 31 and 25th percentile score of 24 .
25th Percentile50th Percentile (Median)75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing570630670
SAT Math570620690
ACT Composite242831
ACT Math232628
ACT English242833
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 24, 2023)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at DePauw University are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,279, ACT: 28 - private (not-for-profit) Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Record (or Transcript), Recommendations, and Personal statement or essay to its applicants.
The SAT and ACT test score is not reqired, but considered in admission process at DePauw. The english proficiency test is reqired .
The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply DePauw University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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DePauw Admission Requirements
SAT / ACTConsidered but not Required
Other Test (Wonderlic,WISC-III,etc)Neither required nor recommended
English Proficiency TestRequired
High School GPARequired
High School RankConsidered but not Required
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramConsidered but not Required
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Work experienceConsidered but not Required
Personal statement or essayRequired
Legacy statusConsidered but not Required


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