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.

*As of August 1, 2022, if you are interested in applying for Fall 2022 (classes begin August 24, 2022), you will need to apply using the OWU Online Application.

Application Deadlines

  • January 7 – Application deadline for spring semester
  • August 1  – Application deadline for fall semester

Required Materials

  • Application
  • Professor Evaluation
  • Confidential Transfer Report
  • Official college transcripts
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Essay or previously graded college writing sample.

As part of the application process, we will electronically request a Professor Evaluation and a Confidential Transfer Report. To complete those the following information is needed for the application:

  • Contact information (including email) for a current or prior professor
  • Contact information (including email) for current or prior Advisor/Dean of Students/Registrar

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

Jess Ettell Irvine


HWCC 225


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.

Contact Info


Offices of Admission & Financial Aid
Slocum Hall 104
Delaware, Ohio 43015
P 800-922-8953
P 740-368-3020
F 740-368-3314
E owuadmit@owu.edu

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