Welcome to Ohio Wesleyan. We’re here to help you find your passion – and fulfill it. To us, that’s the point of a liberal arts education.

Apply as a First-Year Student

Searching and applying for colleges can be stressful. OWU is here to help.

With an Ohio Wesleyan admission counselor, there is someone to personally guide you through the easy and accessible admission process. 

First-Year Students

Apply as an International Student

Ohio Wesleyan welcomes students from nearly 30 different countries.

OWU provides international students a welcoming atmosphere and the opportunity to learn and connect both on and off campus. 

International Students

Apply as a Transfer Student

Transferring to a new college can be daunting, but at Ohio Wesleyan, we do all we can to ensure that transition is easy.

Whether it's academically or socially, we'll work closely to make OWU your true new home. 

Transfer Students

2023-2024 Important Deadlines

November 15 – Early Decision
December 1 – Early Action 
January 15 - Priority Scholarship Deadline
February 1 - Priority FAFSA Deadline
February 15 - Enrollment Fee due for Early Decision 
March 1 – Regular Decision
May 1 – Enrollment Fee due for Early Action and Regular Decision

Applicants are notified on a rolling basis starting mid-October.

Title IX Rules & Regulations

Ohio Wesleyan University does not discriminate against any person in employment or educational opportunities because of race, color, religion, age, ethnicity, national origin, national ancestry, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, military service or veteran status, mental or physical disability, or genetic information.

Any person concerned about discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, gender identity or expression, and sexual orientation or has questions about the application of Title IX at Ohio Wesleyan University should contact the University’s Title IX Coordinator or Deputies.

Title IX Coordinator
Dwayne Todd
HWCC 210
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Emily Paetz
HWCC 207
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Doug Koyle
HWCC 206

The Student Engagement and Success Office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding other discrimination concerns or complaints. Please contact the Student Engagement and Success Office if you have questions or concerns:

Student Engagement and Success
HWCC Room 209


See the Title IX, Sexual Misconduct, and the Clery Act page for more information

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