Company:  NATIONWIDE MUTUAL FUNDS (GAFRX)
Form Type:  485APOS
Filing Date:  12/1/2022 
CIK:  0001048702 
Address:  ONE NATIONWIDE PLAZA
MAIL CODE 05-02-210
 
City, State, Zip:  COLUMBUS, Ohio 43215 
Telephone:  614-435-5749 
Fiscal Year:  10/31 
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  FORM 485APOS
    Fees and Expenses
      SHAREHOLDER FEES
      OPERATING EXPENSES
    Principal Investment Strategies
    Principal Risks
    Performance
      FUND PERFORMANCE
    Fees and Expenses
      SHAREHOLDER FEES
      OPERATING EXPENSES
    Principal Investment Strategies
    Principal Risks
    Performance
      FUND PERFORMANCE
    Fees and Expenses
      SHAREHOLDER FEES
      OPERATING EXPENSES
    Principal Investment Strategies
    Principal Risks
    Performance
      FUND PERFORMANCE
    Fees and Expenses
      SHAREHOLDER FEES
      OPERATING EXPENSES
    Principal Investment Strategies
    Principal Risks
    Performance
      FUND PERFORMANCE
    Fees and Expenses
      SHAREHOLDER FEES
      OPERATING EXPENSES
    Principal Investment Strategies
    Principal Risks
    Performance
      FUND PERFORMANCE
    Risks of Investing in the Funds
    Additional Principal Risks that May Affect the Funds
    Fund Management
    Investment Adviser
    Portfolio Management
      SALES CHARGES
    Distribution and Service Fees
      SALES CHARGES
    Distributions and Taxes
    Financial Highlights
    FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS: NATIONWIDE INVESTOR DESTINATIONS ...
      FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
    FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS: NATIONWIDE INVESTOR DESTINATIONS ...
      FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
    FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS: NATIONWIDE INVESTOR DESTINATIONS ...
      FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
    FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS: NATIONWIDE INVESTOR DESTINATIONS ...
      FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
    FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS: NATIONWIDE INVESTOR DESTINATIONS ...
      FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
    FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS: NATIONWIDE INVESTOR DESTINATIONS ...
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      FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
    Principal Risks
    Performance
    Principal Risks
    Performance
      FUND PERFORMANCE
    Principal Risks
    Performance
      FUND PERFORMANCE
    Principal Risks
    Performance
      FUND PERFORMANCE
    Principal Risks
    Performance
      FUND PERFORMANCE
    Principal Risks
    Performance
      FUND PERFORMANCE
    Principal Risks
    Performance
      FUND PERFORMANCE
    Principal Risks
    Performance
      FUND PERFORMANCE
    Principal Risks
    Performance
      FUND PERFORMANCE
    Principal Risks
      FUND PERFORMANCE
    Principal Investment Strategies
    Risks of Investing in the Funds
    Fund Management
    Investment Adviser
      SALES CHARGES
    Distribution and Service Fees
      SALES CHARGES
    Distributions and Taxes
    Financial Highlights
    FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS: NATIONWIDE DESTINATION 2025 FUND
      FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
    FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS: NATIONWIDE DESTINATION 2030 FUND
      FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
    FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS: NATIONWIDE DESTINATION 2035 FUND
      FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
    FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS: NATIONWIDE DESTINATION 2040 FUND
      FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
    FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS: NATIONWIDE DESTINATION 2045 FUND
      FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
    FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS: NATIONWIDE DESTINATION 2050 FUND
      FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
    FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS: NATIONWIDE DESTINATION 2055 FUND
      FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
    FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS: NATIONWIDE DESTINATION 2060 FUND
      FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
    FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS: NATIONWIDE DESTINATION 2065 FUND
      FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
    FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS: NATIONWIDE DESTINATION RETIREMENT FUND
      FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
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      FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
    Principal Investment Strategies
    Principal Risks
    Performance
      FUND PERFORMANCE
    Principal Investment Strategies
    Principal Risks
    Risks of Investing in the Fund
    Portfolio Management
      SALES CHARGES
    Distribution and Service Fees
      SALES CHARGES
    Distributions and Taxes
    Financial Highlights
      FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS TABLE
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    STATEMENT OF ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
      Additional Information Concerning the Indices
      Trustees and Officers of the Trust
        TRUSTEE OWNERSHIP
      Ownership in the Funds' Investment Adviser1, Subadvisers2 or ...
        BENEFICIAL OWNERS
        COMPENSATION TABLE
      Code of Ethics
      Investment Advisory and Other Services
      Trust Expenses
      Investment Adviser
      Additional Information on Purchases and Sales
      Valuation of Shares
      Systematic Investment Strategies
      Additional Information
        BENEFICIAL OWNERS
      Taxation of Fund Distributions
      Tax Treatment of Portfolio Transactions
        BENEFICIAL OWNERS
    APPENDIX A
    APPENDIX B
      Key Objective
      A. Board of Directors
      DREYFUS, A DIVISION OF BNY MELLON INVESTMENT ADVISER, INC ...
      Board of Directors Issues
      BOARD OF DIRECTORS
      Pay-for-Performance Evaluation
      Additional Information
    Appendix C
      TRUSTEE OWNERSHIP
    Appendix D
    STATEMENT OF ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
      Additional Information on Portfolio Instruments, Strategies ...
      Investment Strategies
      Trustees and Officers of the Trust
        TRUSTEE OWNERSHIP
      Ownership in the Funds' Investment Adviser1, Subadvisers2 or ...
        BENEFICIAL OWNERS
        COMPENSATION TABLE
      Code of Ethics
      Investment Advisory and Other Services
      Trust Expenses
      Trust Expenses
      Investment Advisory Agreement
      Investment Adviser
      Additional Information on Purchases and Sales
      Valuation of Shares
      Systematic Investment Strategies
      Additional Information
        BENEFICIAL OWNERS
      Taxation of Fund Distributions
      Tax Treatment of Portfolio Transactions
    APPENDIX A
    APPENDIX B
      BOARD OF DIRECTORS
      Pay-for-Performance Evaluation
    Appendix C
      TRUSTEE OWNERSHIP
      TRUSTEE OWNERSHIP
    Appendix D
    PART C
      ITEM 28. EXHIBITS
      ITEM 29. PERSONS CONTROLLED BY OR UNDER COMMON CONTROL WITH ...
      ITEM 30. INDEMNIFICATION
      ITEM 31. BUSINESS AND OTHER CONNECTIONS OF INVESTMENT ADVISER
        NAME AND TITLE
        NAME AND TITLE
        NAME AND TITLE
      ITEM 32. PRINCIPAL UNDERWRITERS
        NAME AND TITLE
      ITEM 33. LOCATION OF ACCOUNTS AND RECORDS
      ITEM 34. MANAGEMENT SERVICES
      ITEM 35. UNDERTAKINGS
    SIGNATURES


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