About the Application Process

You can begin at OWU either in August (fall semester) or January (spring semester). Apply to OWU using either the Transfer Common Application* or the OWU Online Application*. If you are unable to apply using the online options please email owuadmit@owu.edu.

Application Deadlines

  • January 7 – Application deadline for spring semester
  • August 18  – Application deadline for fall semester

Required Materials

  • Application
  • Transfer applicants must submit all official transcripts.  Applicants without an Associate’s Degree must also include a final high school transcript.

Transfer students must submit official final high school transcripts, and an official college transcript from any institution attended. If you are unsure how to order college transcripts, search “transcript order” on the institution’s website, or contact the Registrar’s Office at that institution for guidance.

An admission essay or previously graded college writing sample is required as part of the application. There will be an option to upload a document in the application, or the essay can be emailed to owuadmit@owu.edu.

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.