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Purdue University Fort Wayne
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  • 4 Year
  • FORT WAYNE, IN

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade A minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade unavailable
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Purdue Fort Wayne is an above-average public university located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 5,161 undergraduate students. The Purdue Fort Wayne acceptance rate is 83%. Popular majors include Business, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Nursing. Graduating 40% of students, Purdue Fort Wayne alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $30,800.

About

2101 E COLISEUM BLVD
FORT WAYNE, IN 46805
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Horizon League

Purdue University Fort Wayne Rankings

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PFW Admissions

Acceptance Rate
83%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
980-1180
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$12,071 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,210 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 72 responses
72%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 89 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 88 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
7
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
7
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    54%
  • On Campus
    36%
  • Online
    10%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,161 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,423
Undergrads Over 25
13%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 60 responses
  • Commuter
    62%
  • Determined
    17%
  • Economical
    10%
  • Degree without knowledge
    3%
  • Disappointed
    3%
  • Outgoing
    3%
  • Nerdy
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
59%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 106 responses
Poll
63%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 120 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 60 responses
  • Great education with less tuition cost
    40%
  • Home away from Home
    18%
  • Looked down upon for it's placement but credible.
    15%
  • There
    15%
  • Not far from home
    8%
  • Fast-paced
    2%
  • Paradoxical
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
40%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
85%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 55 responses

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