Purdue University Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, IN

Purdue University Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, IN

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Tuition & Fees

$8,730

$20,961

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
490
75th
580
25th
490
75th
24
25th
17
75th
26
25th
18
75th
25
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,586
Declined 954
Total Received 5,540
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Public

11,112

undergraduate students

618

graduate students

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School Facts

Purdue University Fort Wayne (formerly Indiana University - Purdue University--Fort Wayne), founded in 1964, is a public, multipurpose university. Its 683-acre campus is located in Fort Wayne, IN, 110 miles from Indianapolis.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 11,730
Established in 1964
Coeducational Coeducational

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683-acre campus in Fort Wayne (population: 265,904), 110 miles from Indianapolis. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Indianapolis. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Purdue University Fort Wayne
2101 East Coliseum Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN
46805-1499

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
15%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
36%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
31%
Top 1/2
70%
Bottom 1/2
30%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
490
75th
580
25th
490
75th
24
25th
17
75th
26
25th
18
75th
25
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) August 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,586
Declined 954
Total Received 5,540

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

60%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,468

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,593
Additional fees $1,137
Books & supplies $1,240
Total $9,970
Average Financial Aid - $6,468
Total with Avg. Aid $3,502

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $12,650,930
State $10,531,572
Institutional $3,055,004
Other external $593,168
Total $26,830,674

Non-need-based

Federal
State $1,070,680
Institutional $1,903,297
Other external $739,865
Total $3,713,842

Scholarships

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Financial Aid Office


P: 260 481-6820
F: 260 481-4159
finaid@ipfw.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Volleyball yes yes

Club Sports - Men's

action combat, adapdons, bass fishing, color guard, health/fitness, ice hockey, jiujitsu, rugby, running, skiing, snowboarding, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

action combat, adapodons, bass fishing, color guard, health/fitness, ice hockey, jiujitsu, rugby, running, skiing, snowboarding, wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, billiards, broomball, corn hole, disc golf, dodgeball, flag football, kickball, pickleball, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, walleyball, Wiffle ball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association, Summit League

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Actuarial Science. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Architectural Engineering Technologies/Technicians. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes yes
Chemical Technology/Technician. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer Science. yes yes yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other. yes
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist. yes yes
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician. yes yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Engineering, General. yes
Engineering/Industrial Management. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Experimental Psychology. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language Teacher Education. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
German Language Teacher Education. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
History, General. yes
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management. yes
Industrial Technology/Technician. yes yes
Interior Design. yes yes
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes
Mechanical/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician. yes yes
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music Therapy/Therapist. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Operations Management and Supervision. yes yes yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician. yes
Public Administration. yes yes
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer. yes
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Sociology, General. yes yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes yes
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes
Statistics, General. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. General Studies
  2. Nursing
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Natural Science
  • Technologies
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

11,730

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

95%

11,112
students

Female
54%
5,954

Male
46%
5,158

5%

618
students

Female
50%
310

Male
50%
308

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

52%

5,759
students

Female
52%
2,991

Male
48%
2,768

48%

5,353
students

Female
55%
2,963

Male
45%
2,390

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 15

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 42
Countries most often represented Bangladesh
China
India
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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