Purdue University-Main Campus (out-of-state)


The school is a fairly selective school. They receive approximately 49,000 applications each year. The overall acceptance rate tends to be around 56 percent which is equal about 27,400 students who passed the admission process of the institution. But, when the year starts, only about 7,400 or 27 percent of the students would have chosen Purdue University-Main Campus as their school of choice. Based on the application data, 60% of the applicants were men while 39% were women, however, after receiving the letter of acceptance, only 42 percent of the women enrolled at Purdue University-Main Campus as compared to 57 percent of men who decided to enroll.

Applicants are asked to submit their ACT or SAT scores to Purdue University-Main Campus when filling out the application. Most often, accepted applicants have test scores in the range of 23 - 30 for ACT or 1,150 - 1,380 for SAT. This institution also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits, and Dual credit. Purdue University-Main Campus’s undergraduate application fee is $60. To apply to Purdue University-Main Campus, you are required to have these required documents: ACT/SAT scores, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record. The institution recommends that students have Secondary school rank.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2016 Admissions Cycle
Applications
49,007
Male 29,804
Female 19,203

 

Acceptance
27,427
Male 15,351
Female 12,076

 

Enrollment Total
7,399
Male 4,253
Female 3,146


Acceptance Rate
56%
Male
51.5%
Female
62.9%

 

Yield
27%
Male
27.7%
Female
26%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$60


Graduate

$60



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Recommendations
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record


    Recommended

    Secondary school rank