Admissions Information

The application fee is $60 for applying undergraduate school and $60 for graduate school at Purdue University-Main Campus. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$60
Graduate Application Fees$60
Admission Informationhttps://www.purdue.edu/purdue/admissions/
Online Applicationhttps://www.admissions.purdue.edu/apply/apply.php
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 59.83% and the yield is 24.76%. 33,896 men and 21,415 women applied to PU and 18,865 men and 14,228 women students were accepted. Among them, 4,734 men and 3,461 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants55,31133,89621,415
Admitted33,09318,86514,228
Enrolled8,1954,7343,461
Acceptance Rate 59.83%55.66%66.44%
Yield 24.76%25.09%24.33%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 6,678 students (81% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 4,077 students (50%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 690 and the 25th percentile is 590. The SAT Math score is 750 (75th) and 600 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 32 (75th percentile) and 25 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing590690
SAT Math600750
ACT Composite2532
ACT Math2633
ACT English2434
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Purdue University-Main Campus are competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,257, ACT: 77 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, and Recommendations to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Purdue University-Main Campus.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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PU Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLNeither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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