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DePauw University Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

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I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

At DePauw, 1.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

To read about regular admission requirements for DePauw University, click here

What are the transfer requirements for DePauw?

DePauw requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

Admission Item Required?
High School Transcript Required of All
College Transcript Required of All
Essay or Personal Statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized Test Scores Required of Some
Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of All

In addition to the above requirements, DePauw also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

DePauw requires a minimum of 15 credits.

What are DePauw University’s Transfer Deadlines?

Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down DePauw transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

Closing Date Reported Deadline
Fall Transfer Deadline March 1
Winter Transfer Deadline
Spring Transfer Deadline December 1
Summer Transfer Deadline

Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

When are decision dates for DePauw University transfer applicants?

If you applied to transfer to DePauw on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

Deadline Notification Dates
Fall Transfer Deadline April 1
Winter Transfer Deadline
Spring Transfer Deadline December 20
Summer Transfer Deadline

Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

What is DePauw University’s transfer acceptance rate?

In 2019, DePauw received 67 transfer applicants.

The school accepted 32 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for DePauw is 47.76%.

This indicates how hard it is to transfer into DePauw...

Additionally, of the 32 accepted transfer students, 12 students enrolled - that means the yield was 37.5%.

DePauw accepts 48 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

What are the DePauw University transfer GPA requirements?

DePauw requires a minimum college GPA of 3.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

In addition, DePauw requires a minimum high school GPA of 3.0.

Will you enjoy transferring to DePauw?

There are a lot of reasons to transfer to DePauw. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

Or perhaps you’re drawn to Greencastle...

Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

Finding success at DePauw is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

If you’re considering transferring to DePauw then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

Final Verdict: How to transfer into DePauw

Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the DePauw website for more info.
DePauw accepts 47.76% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

To have a shot at transferring into DePauw, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.83 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.98. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of DePauw students.

25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
SAT Math 530 660 595
SAT Reading 510 620 565
2018 Total SAT Score 1040 1280 1160
25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
ACT Math 23 29 26
ACT Reading 23 32 27
2018 Total ACT Score 46 61 53

DePauw University’s average SAT score is 1160. To be a competitive applicant for DePauw University your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

If you’re considering transferring to DePauw, you may also want to consider the schools:

Transfering to School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Transfering to Aurora University
Transfering to Blackburn College
Transfering to Concordia University-Chicago
Transfering to Elmhurst College