Purdue University—​West Lafayette

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Application (Fall 2014)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Notification of admissions (as submitted by school) Year round; most decisions are made in less than a month from receipt of the completed application.
Same admissions standards are used for all online programs No
Denies enrollment to some qualified applicants Yes
Admits applicants living abroad Yes
Institution is SOC member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for applied credit No

Admissions & Enrollment

Applicants 387
Accepted 291
New entrants 232
Admits applicants living abroad Yes
Acceptance rate 75%
Average undergraduate GPA 3.47
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 100%
Average GRE score breakdown 153 verbal
159 quantitative
3.8 analytical writing

Requirements

Application essay Yes
Standardized test requirement None
Letters of recommendation 3
Letters of recommendation from professional contacts 1
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required Paper 550, internet 77

Admission Factors

Academic factors
Undergraduate institution Considered
Class rank Considered
Undergraduate GPA Very Important
Undergraduate field of study Important
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Standardized test scores Considered
Non-academic factors
Application essay Important
Interview Not Considered
Work experience Important
Character/personal qualities Considered
First-generation college student Not Considered
Alumni/alumnae relations Not Considered
Geographical residence Not Considered
Applicant's interest level Important

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Jenni Washington
Admissions phone (765) 494-0213
Admissions email proed@purdue.edu
Admissions website https://engineering.purdue.edu/ProEd/Admissions/

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