Start your OWU Connection journey today by applying via the OWU Online Application.

You may also to choose to apply with the Common Application or the Coalition for College Application, Powered by SCOIR.

To complete your application, you will be asked for your:

  • Official High School Transcript (this should be sent from your school)
  • Admission Essay

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.

Test Optional

It’s important for you to know that like many other prestigious universities throughout the country, Ohio Wesleyan is test optional. It is your decision whether you want to include your standardized test scores with your application. Discover more about test optional and if it's the right choice for you.

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.