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Purdue University Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, IN

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Overview

Purdue University Fort Wayne is a Comprehensive institution located in Fort Wayne, IN, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 2101 East Coliseum Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN  46805-1499
United States
Contact Belinda Johnson
Undergraduate Admissions Specialist
Email: johnsob@pfw.edu
Phone: 260-481-0348
Fax: 260-481-6880

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Hotel/motel Administration/management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark Checkmark
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Computer/information Technology Services Administration And Management, Other Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education And Teaching Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Architectural Engineering Technologies/technicians Checkmark
Computer Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Construction Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic, And Communications Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark Checkmark
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Mechanical/mechanical Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Audiology/audiologist And Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
Music Therapy/therapist Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Data Science, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Experimental Psychology Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Human Services, General Checkmark
Public Administration Checkmark
Science Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Chemical Technology/technician Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,077
Applied
4,998
Accepted
7,768
Enrolled
82%
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Female Admissions

3,145
Females Applied
2,576
Females Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,862
Males Applied
2,422
Males Accepted
85%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.37
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.8
Recommended Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Rank in upper 50% of high school class

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 500 610
SAT Math 500 600
ACT Composite 20 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,857
In-state
21,265
Out-of-state
8,857
In-district
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Fees

1,154
Full-time student fees
9,842
Room & board
6,188
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

11,053
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,542
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
9,052
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,473
Avg. Loan Aid
2,542
Avg. Grant Aid
6,217
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
60%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
12%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

7,768
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
10%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.91%
Black or African American 5.1%
White or Caucasian 76.6%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 4.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 3.85%
Other 0.26%

Gender

Male (48.49%)
Female (51.51%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 18%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Campus Kickoff, Big Night and Chancellor's Chili Fest

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities Checkmark
Most popular organizations:
Campus Ministry, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Phi Sigma Rho, Alpha Sigma Alpha and Anthropology Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 1 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Wrestling No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 1 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

736
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 326
Part-time - 410
Male - 398
Female - 338
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