Tuition & Fees

$9,551

$21,389

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
47%
400-499
28%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
18%
500-599
49%
400-499
26%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
29%
400-499
49%
300-399
16%
30-36
10%
24-29
21%
18-23
38%
12-17
27%
6-11
4%
30-36
5%
24-29
36%
18-23
32%
12-17
27%
30-36
7%
24-29
29%
18-23
41%
12-17
23%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,615
Declined + 162
Total Received 4,777
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Public

9,664

undergraduate students

475

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. General Studies
  2. Nursing
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 1336
ACT 1217

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Location

School Facts

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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 10,139
Established in 1964
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  CSAB (Computing Sciences Accreditation Board)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Fort Wayne, IN

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.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
10%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
36%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
28%
Top 1/2
66%
Bottom 1/2
34%
Bottom 1/4
10%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
47%
400-499
28%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
18%
500-599
49%
400-499
26%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
29%
400-499
49%
300-399
16%
30-36
10%
24-29
21%
18-23
38%
12-17
27%
6-11
4%
30-36
5%
24-29
36%
18-23
32%
12-17
27%
30-36
7%
24-29
29%
18-23
41%
12-17
23%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,615
Declined + 162
Total Received 4,777

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Kenneth Christmon
Director of Admissions
P: 800 324-4739 (in-state)
F: 260 481-6880
ask@pfw.edu

Financial Aid

60%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,356

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,450
Additional fees $1,101
Books & supplies $1,250
Total $10,801
Average Financial Aid - $10,356
Total with Avg. Aid $445

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $12,801,782
State $11,353,924
Institutional $1,582,223
Other external $864,946
Total $26,602,875

Non-need-based

Federal
State $964,834
Institutional $1,197,654
Other external $747,036
Total $2,909,524

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Kristina Creager
Director of Financial Aid
finaid@ipfw.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
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 Directors

Kelley Hartley Hutton (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association, Summit League
Mascot
Mastodons
School colors
royal blue and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Applied Computer Science
Applied Mathematics Operations Research
Art Education
Biology
Biology Education
Biology/Medical Technology
Biology/Pre-Dentistry
Biology/Pre-Medicine
Business
Business Accounting
Business Administration
Business Economics/Public Policy
Business Finance
Business Management/Administration
Business Marketing
Chemical Methods
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Chemistry/Biochemistry
Chemistry/Pre-Dentistry
Chemistry/Pre-Medicine
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Engineering Technology
Computer Science
Construction Engineering Technology
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Dental Hygiene
Economics
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering Technology
Elementary Education
Elementary Education/Early Childhood
Elementary Education/Middle Childhood
Engineering
English
English Teacher Certification
English Teaching
English Writing
English/Communications
English/English Language
English/English Literature
Environmental Geology
Environmental Policy Analysis
Fine Arts
Fine Arts/Crafts
Fine Arts/Drawing
Fine Arts/Painting
Fine Arts/Printmaking
Fine Arts/Sculpture
French
French Teacher Education
General Studies
Geology
German
German Teacher Education
Graphic Design
History
History Teaching
Hospitality Management
Human Services
Human Services/Activity/Recreational Therapies
Human Services/Additions
Human Services/Agency Leadership
Human Services/Child/Adolescent Services
Human Services/Developmental Disabilities
Human Services/Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Industrial Engineering Technology
Information Systems
Interior Design
Interpersonal/Organizational Communication
Labor Studies
Legal Studies
Mathematics
Mathematics Teaching
Mathematics/Actuarial Science
Mathematics/Business
Mathematics/Computing
Mathematics/Statistics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Media/Public Communication
Music
Music Education
Music Education/Choral
Music Education/Instrumental
Music Education/Teaching
Music Therapy
Music/Orchestral Instrument
Music/Piano
Music/Voice
Nursing
Nursing Administration
Nursing Practice
Organizational Leadership/Supervision
Philosophy
Photography
Physics
Physics Teaching
Political Science
Professional Communications
Psychology
Public Affairs
Public Management
Secondary Education
Secondary Education/Early Adolescence
Secondary Education/Earth/Space Sciences
Secondary Education/English
Secondary Education/French
Secondary Education/German
Secondary Education/Social Studies
Secondary Education/Spanish
Sociological Practice
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish Teacher Education
Special Education
Specialized Studies
Speech/Hearing Therapy
Technology
Theatre
Visual Communication Design
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

10,139

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

95%

9,664
students

Female
54%
5,215

Male
46%
4,449

5%

475
students

Female
53%
254

Male
47%
221

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

59%

5,702
students

Female
53%
3,004

Male
47%
2,698

41%

3,962
students

Female
56%
2,211

Male
44%
1,751

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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
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

81%

Transfer applicants accepted

66%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

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

International Student Contact

Brian Mylrea
Director of International Student Services
260 481-6034
iss@ipfw.edu

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