Students who do not reside in Indiana may be eligible for reduced tuition fees if their state of residence falls into one of the following categories:
Get your degree from Purdue Fort Wayne while paying the same in-state tuition rate as students from Indiana. The Ohio Reciprocity Program automatically qualifies students from 14 Ohio counties to receive this special tuition discount.
Schedule a visit today to learn about the campus, the more than 200 degree and certificate programs you can pursue, and how the Ohio Reciprocity Program will save you thousands of dollars each year.
To qualify for the Ohio Reciprocity Program, you must live in one of these Ohio counties:
Automatically Get the In-State Tuition
After you apply and are admitted, your student account gets updated with the in-state tuition rate. There’s no extra paperwork, no mysterious forms, and no hassles at all. It all happens for you.
Keep your college education affordable with reduced tuition through the Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP).
Savings without an Application
If you enroll in the MSEP, you will be eligible to receive a tuition rate that is only 150 percent of the cost of in-state tuition. View our current tuition rates. There is no application. If eligible, you’ll automatically receive the reduced tuition rate.
States that participate in the MSEP are Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
Residents in the four states contiguous to Indiana (Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, and Kentucky) will be eligible to receive a tuition rate that is only 150 percent of the cost of in-state tuition. View our current tuition rates. There is no application. If eligible, you’ll automatically receive the reduced tuition rate.
Extra Comfort For Your Visit
Give yourself some extra time to explore Indiana’s second-largest city by scheduling a night’s stay at the Purdue Fort Wayne Holiday Inn. It’s located next to the Purdue Fort Wayne Campus and is home to the university’s Hospitality Management program. Enjoy the hotel’s indoor heated pool, whirlpool, and fitness center, plus free wireless internet.
If you have any questions about tuition breaks for out-of-state students, contact us at 260-481-6820 or [email protected].