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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Location

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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
36%
Percent 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-prepatory 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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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

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Financial Facts

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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
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

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

51%

5,759
students

Female
52%
2,991

Male
48%
2,768

49%

5,353
students

Female
56%
2,963

Male
44%
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 transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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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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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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