Apply to BDU

If you are interested in applying to Ben Davis University High School, our application will be available online through the Wayne Township Early College Common Application. This link to apply can be found HERE!

The Early College Common Application will open January 7th, 2020 and include both a STUDENT and PARENT portion. All applications for the 20-21 school year MUST be completed online by February 14th, 2020.

Applications can be completed by any 8th grade student including out of district or students who reside in Wayne but do not currently attend a Wayne Township school.  Any non-Wayne applicants MUST email once their application is complete in order to receive the REQUIRED counselor and teacher recommendation forms to submit to their non-Wayne school.

Applications can only be completed by current 9th grade students if they are in district their freshman year. Out of district students cannot apply if they are currently a freshman attending an out of district school as all out of district students MUST attend the Ninth Grade Center before coming over to BDU for grades 10-12.

Applications cannot be submitted by students who are in grades 10-12 unless they are an early college transfer student. If this applies to you, please email or contact her at 317-988-7800 with your interest in transferring to BDU.

The Wayne Township Early College Common Application now includes both the Early College Career Center Program through Area 31 at BDHS and the AVID Program through BDHS in addition to Ben Davis University High School.  Below are important dates for all students involved in applying to one or more of these programs:

  • Wednesday, January 8th – CHC Early College Program Presentations to all 8th Grade Students
  • Thursday, January 9th – LHC Early College Program Presentations to all 8th Grade Students

Please view this presentation here.

  • Friday, January 10th – Early College Common Application sent via Naviance to ALL 8th & 9th grade Students
  • Wednesday, January 15th – NGC Academy Fair 6-7pm
  • Friday, February 14th – Early College Common Application Closes (any interested students must email directly to apply after this date)
  • February 25-27 Early College Common Interviews (for students applying to two or more programs)
  • March 3-5 Early College Individual Program Interviews (for students applying to only one program)
  • March 16th, 2020 – All students who have applied will be notified of their application status.