Purdue University Fort Wayne Rankings

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In the World#3708 of 14178
In North America#1061 of 2629
In the United States#988 of 2528
In Indiana#24 of 55
In Fort Wayne#1 of 6

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Acceptance rate
Average SAT
Average ACT
Aid receiving
Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Purdue University Fort Wayne Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate81%83%80%
Freshmen enrolled full time1,543763780
Freshmen enrolled part time663729

2,785 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

482 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,372 or 85%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 970
or below

75% of them
had 1190
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Purdue University Fort Wayne are 970-1190 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
486 or 30%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Purdue University Fort Wayne are 18-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White7715 (76%)
Hispanic777 (8%)
Black or African American554 (5%)
Two or more races442 (4%)
Asian372 (4%)
Nonresident Alien290 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown33 (0.3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander8 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native6 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
Students receiving aid

Tuition and fees

Tuition in-district$7,470$5,682
Tuition in-state$7,470$5,682
Tuition out-of-state$19,503$13,710
Fee in-district$1,119$671
Fee in-state$1,119$671
Fee out-of-state$1,119$671

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,247
Room charge$6,108

Purdue University Fort Wayne Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Business & Commerce, General14430
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse12429
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other123
Elementary Education and Teaching99
Operations Management and Supervision106519
Biology & Biological Sciences, General6718
Public Administration549
Experimental Psychology59
Mechanical Engineering & Mechanical Technology & Technician1840
Speech Communication and Rhetoric436
Psychiatric & Mental Health Services Technician47
Computer Science369
Fine & Studio Arts, General35
Dental Hygiene & Hygienist29
English Language and Literature, General29
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist24
Engineering, General23
Mechanical Engineering22
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer20
Hotel & Motel Administration & Management19
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician108
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services18
Computer and Information Sciences, General512
Interior Design17
Mathematics, General125
Construction Engineering Technology & Technician16
Civil Engineering, General16
Electrical and Electronics Engineering15
Physics, General14
Chemical Technology & Technician13
History, General12
Secondary Education and Teaching12
Art & Art Studies, General12
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General12
Computer & Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other11
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin11
Educational Leadership and Administration, General11
Social Studies Teacher Education10
Music, General10
Spanish Language and Literature9
English & Language Arts Teacher Education8
Political Science and Government, General8
Computer Engineering, General8
Kindergarten & Preschool Education and Teaching7
Industrial Technology & Technician33
Women's Studies6
Computer Engineering Technology & Technician6
Chemistry, General6
Economics, General6
Dental Laboratory Technology & Technician5
Art Teacher Education5
Special Education and Teaching, General5
Music Performance, General4
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General4
Spanish Language Teacher Education3
French Language and Literature3
Geology & Earth Science, General3
Music Therapy & Therapist3
Music Teacher Education2
German Language and Literature2
Grand Total591,401182
Graduation rate40%36%44%
  • Full-time retention rate - 57%
  • Part-time retention rate - 28%

General info

Alternative namesPFW
Purdue-Fort Wayne
Purdue University-Fort Wayne
Purdue Fort Wayne
WikipediaPurdue University Fort Wayne
Colorsold gold, black
Academic CalendarAugust to April
Total FTE staff1,068
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address2101 E Coliseum Blvd
Fort Wayne, Indiana, 46805-1499
United States
City population254,000
Fax+1 (260) 481 6880

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