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Colleges / Purdue University Fort Wayne

Purdue University Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, IN 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate81%

About IPFW

Purdue University Fort Wayne is a public, state university in the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana. IPFW was founded in 1917. The university enrolls around 9,069 students per year, including 8,514 undergrads.

IPFW Acceptance Rate

It is not difficult to get into IPFW. IPFW admitted 81% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 5,853 applications received in 2022, 4,721 students were offered admission.

Purdue University Fort Wayne Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 81%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 56%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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IPFW Campus Tours

Purdue University Fort Wayne is located in the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana,.

If you are interested in seeing IPFW for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 69 to Fort Wayne, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Fort Wayne International.

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College Info

2101 East Coliseum Boulevard Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499

Campus Setting: Urban

IPFW Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to IPFW is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to IPFW is Aug 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs



Composite SAT Range

1000 - 1210


Math SAT Range

490 - 600


Reading SAT Range

490 - 610

IPFW Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at IPFW is like? There are approximately 9,069 students enrolled at IPFW, including 8,514 undergraduate students and 555 graduate students. 53% percent of students attend school full-time, 93% percent are from IN and 7% percent of students are from other states.


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Fall Freshmen
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