Admissions and Financial Aid
Commit to the future you want
Preparing for the next step.
Here you’ll find admissions requirements, application details, and all the information you need on how to pay for college (including what the FAFSA is and why it’s so important). With this knowledge, you’ll be that much closer to becoming a Mastodon.
College GO! Week
From midnight on September 24 to 11:59 p.m. on September 30, your undergraduate application fee will be waived when you apply directly through our website using the code COLLEGEGO2023.
Student of Life
Tuition and Fees
Financial hurdles won’t stand in your way.
You see the value in a high-quality education, and we’re here to make sure that happens. Discover what it takes to earn a prestigious Purdue degree at a reasonable price.
Another option to help make your degree affordable.
Scholarships can provide you with more ways to pay for college, giving you more flexibility in how you invest in your future.
Follow in their footsteps
Mastodons can end up anywhere, making strides in their lives, careers, and communities.
A Chapman Scholar and Honors Program student, Panashe uses her curiosity and dedication to her community to push her to find new ways to apply what she’s learned to the real world.
Where else can you earn a degree in popular music and connect with an
industry-leading company? Delaney studies popular music at our Sweetwater Music Center, a collaboration between Purdue Fort Wayne and Sweetwater, the world’s top online pro audio and music instrument retailer. She’s continuing to refine her drumming skills in a band with fellow Mastodons, and meeting musicians from all over the world at Sweetwater.
Hailing from Gary, Indiana, Kyler wanted a university close enough to home to visit but far enough away to take his own thunderous footsteps. Purdue Fort Wayne’s location fit perfectly, as did our industrial engineering technology major. Now, Kyler is preparing for a career in the automotive or healthcare industries while getting involved on campus.
Purdue Fort Wayne’s nationally ranked engineering program and excellent faculty drew Helen to our College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science. The wide variety of student organizations and connections to major employers for internship opportunities have enriched her college experience.
From caring professors and staff to a welcoming academic environment, Nicole Prosch found everything she was looking for in Purdue Fort Wayne’s music therapy program—the only such program at a public university in Indiana. Familiarity with campus from her time in our summer piano camp meant that Nicole felt at home. A wide range of campus activities helped her make new friends as a freshman, and our new master of music therapy program gives her dreams room to grow.
Samuel came to Purdue Fort Wayne as a cross country student-athlete, eager to run and to learn. He graduated ready to step into the in the financial industry. From learning leadership skills in the Horizon League Student Athlete Advisory Council to picking up real-world experience in an internship with Ruoff Mortgage, Samuel’s time at Purdue Fort Wayne prepared him for his next steps.
A biology major, Chapman Scholar, and Honors Program student, Malaika is using her Purdue Fort Wayne journey to set herself up for a career as a physician. Her involvement in MEDLIFE, the Muslim Student Association, and the Model United Nations connects her to other students and faculty members and provides leadership opportunities outside the classroom.
Hawkins’s love of the Spanish language and desire to help others led him to Purdue Fort Wayne’s Spanish and teaching English as a new language programs. Through an on-campus job as a tutor in our foreign language lab, he made new friendships and developed skills outside the classroom.
As a student success coordinator, Madeline greeted incoming Mastodons during New Student Orientation and helped them take the first steps of their Purdue Fort Wayne journey. She came to PFW as an elementary education major but switched to communication early on and found her passion.
Elijah’s Purdue Fort Wayne journey has taken him through our psychology department, where he prepares for his career. He’s even found time to create his own biweekly chess club.
Safety on campus.
Safety on campus.
The annual Security and Fire Safety Report is made available to increase public awareness and promote the safety and security of our students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors. Check out the report to find statistics and information regarding crime and fire safety on campus.