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Undergraduate Admissions

Take a thunderous step

You belong in the Herd.


You’re ready for a new journey, an experience that will provide brilliant opportunities and valuable knowledge. This is where you start—you just have to take the first step.

Step 1

Check out PFW.

The Mastodon experience is yours to customize. Here, you’ll discover over 200 academic programs, a welcoming campus, and the strong support you can only find in the Herd.

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Step 2

Review the cost.

We’re here to help you navigate the financial aid process. Explore how federal government grants, loans, work-study money, scholarships, and more can help ease the burden of college costs. 

Types of Aid

Tuition and Fees

Financial Aid FAQ

Complete your FAFSA

Step 3

Becoming a Mastodon.

Student life is about more than classrooms and studying. It’s about finding your people, making connections, and exploring new opportunities. At Purdue Fort Wayne, you can have it all: a purposeful education, a dynamic campus, and a lively city.

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Step 4


You have what it takes to be a Mastodon—to join a community of the ambitious, the inspired, and the bold. Now is the time to answer the call of the Herd.

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Step 5

Accept your offer.

Review the next-steps checklist to find out how to save your spot. And don’t forget, we’re here to help answer your admissions questions and prepare you for a successful start to a new academic journey.

Important Dates for Summer and Fall Admits

Mark your calendar.


April 15

FAFSA priority deadline for Indiana residents

Use the Purdue Fort Wayne school code: 001828.

June 1

Deposit deadline

Secure your Purdue Fort Wayne Scholarship.

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Already admitted?

We can’t wait to have you in the Herd—and we have you covered. Once you’re ready to make it official, follow our next-steps checklist to start preparing for your Purdue Fort Wayne experience.

Take the Next Step

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Explore the possibilities.

Visit our campus and see where Purdue Fort Wayne can take you.

Contact us

Have questions?


Contact the Office of Admissions at [email protected] or 260-481-6812.