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PUC Admissions

Check in with Purdue University Northwest's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

PUC Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of PUC's admissions stats.

PUC 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.1
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not even considered
Waitlist No

Continue reading for more information on PUC's admissions stats.

Considering Applying Early to PUC?

Purdue University Northwest does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

What's Most Important to Get In to PUC?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the areas where you shine.

PUC Application Requirements

Double check with PUC's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into PUC?

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. 4.0. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Students admitted to PUC have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1

PUC doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

PUC does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

PUC Admissions FAQs

Do I have to submit test scores to PUC?

✅ PUC is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at PUC?

❌ PUC does not offer early decision.

What is the early action acceptance rate at PUC?

❌ PUC does not offer eary action.

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