Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne

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General Information

Admission Office

2101 East Coliseum Boulevard

Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499

(260) 481-6812

(800) 324-4739

Fax: (260) 481-6880

Contact: Carol Isaacs

Director of Admissions
Main Address

2101 East Coliseum Boulevard

Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499

(260) 481-6100

Total undergrads: 11,578

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,094

Degree-seeking undergrads: 10,787

Graduate enrollment: 760


Urban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 96%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 62%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Women’s Studies A,B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art A,B
Crafts/Folk Art/Artisanry B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Drawing B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Graphic Design B
Interior Design A,B
Music – General B
Music – Piano/Organ B
Music – Voice/Opera B
Music Pedagogy C
Painting B
Photography B
Printmaking B
Sculpture B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A,B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Hospitality Administration/Management A,B
Labor Studies A,B,C
Marketing Management B
Operations Management A,B,C

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B
Organizational Communication B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications C
Computer Science A,B
Information Sciences/Systems A,B


Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education A
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
German Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Speech Teacher Education B


Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A
Civil Engineering/Technology A
Computer Engineering B
Computer Systems C
Construction/Building Technologies B
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,B,C
Industrial Technology A,B
Mechanical Engineering Technology A,B
Quality Control C
Robotics C

English Language & Literature

English Composition B
English Language & Literature – General B
English Literature (British) B
Technical/Business Writing B

Foreign Language & Literature

French A,B
German A,B
Spanish A,B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Audiology/Hearing Sciences B
Clinical Laboratory Science B
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology B
Community Health Services B
Dental Assistance C
Dental Hygiene A
Dental Laboratory Technology A
Health Services Administration B
Health System Administration B
Mental Health Services Technology B
Music Therapy B
Nursing (RN) A,B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Preveterinary Medicine B
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Substance Abuse Counseling B


History – General A,B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A,B


Computational Mathematics B
Mathematics – General A,B
Statistics B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics/Computer Science B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A,B
Geology B
Physics B


Psychology – General A,B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration A,B,C
Public Policy Analysis B

Science Technologies

Chemical Technology A

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration A,B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Political Science/Government A,B
Sociology B
Urban Studies C

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Purdue University Fort Wayne Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (260) 481-4739
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 2101 E Coliseum Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 10,208
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 30%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 6,941 (68% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $8,589
Out-of-state Tuition: $20,622
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 94%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,853

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Purdue University Fort Wayne Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Purdue University Fort Wayne.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 311
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 121
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 6252
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2231
Education 1105
Engineering 441
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 4551
English Language and Literature/Letters 211
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3
Health Professions and Related Programs 43103
History 111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1111
Mathematics and Statistics 221
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 21
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 23
Psychology 21
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 211
Science Technologies/Technicians 1
Social Sciences 441
Visual and Performing Arts 16
Grand total 43176620

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Purdue University Fort Wayne and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $8,589
Out-of-state $20,622
Books and supplies $1,240

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $6,353
Out-of-state $14,381

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,411 94%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,355 90% $6,853
Student loan aid 672 45% $5,043

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 5,414 56% $6,614
Federal student loans 3,216 33% $5,646

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Purdue University Fort Wayne. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Purdue University Fort Wayne students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 6,376 2,877 3,499
Percent admitted 100% 83% 80%
Percent admitted who enrolled 25% 28% 23%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Purdue University Fort Wayne Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 10,208
Undergraduate enrollment 9,697
Graduate enrollment 511

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Purdue University Fort Wayne Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
    • Dental Laboratory Technology (DT)
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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