Purdue University – West Lafayette
Purdue University – West Lafayette, was founded in 1869.
It is one of the biggest public university in the US.
- West Lafayette – Main Campus
- Fort Wayne
- Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis
- Purdue University Northwest
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 58.1% of 53,139 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline January 15
It is moderately selective in terms of admissions.
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
- Average GPA 3.66
- 3.75 and Above 60%
- 3.50 – 3.74 20%
- 3.25 – 3.49 12%
- 3.00 – 3.24 6%
The average GPA is in between 3.5 to 3.75 for Indian students.
According to our past admission experience, it is difficult to get admission with lower GPA.
To be precise, if you are an Indian student – then you should be 80% + on your predicted grades.
Money Matters at Purdue University – West Lafayette
Cost of Attendance $41,614
Tuition Fees $28,794
Room and Board $10,030
Financial Document Not Required
Tuition cost is economical, as compared to similar top universities.
Also, the living expenses are quite low, compared to other states.
In fact, they have too many scholarships for International Students.
Information related to scholarships could be found here : Scholarships
If you want to connect with few of our students then Be In Touch.
Freshman Admission Requirements
Most Difficult : To clarify, last year more than 75% of freshmen applicants were in the top 50% of their high school class.
|Exam||Required Units||Scores Due in Admissions Office|
|SAT or ACT||Required||February 1|
|SAT Only||1250 +|
|ACT Only||32 +|
|SAT Subject Tests Only||Not used if submitted|
|SAT Essay Component||Not reported|
|ACT Writing||Writing component required|
|ACT Writing Test Policy||SAT: Used for admission|
ACT: Used for admission
One of our student had 1320 on SAT. As a result, he got selected.
However, the probability of getting admit depends on the course you are applying for.
To clarify, a safe score with strong application and good academics is mentioned above.
For instance, if you don’t score well on the SAT then try taking ACT exam, as lot of students do well with ACT.
Most importantly, don’t forget to send your scores well before time. Because it take’s 14 days to reach universities.
SAT Codes and ACT codes for UT Austin could be found here : Click Here
Applying for Admission
City, State, Zip West Lafayette, IN 47907
Phone (765) 494-1776
Application Dates and Fees
- Regular Admission Deadline January 15
- Application Fee $60
- Application Fee Waiver Available
- Regular Admission Notification December 12
- Accept Offer of Admission May 1
- Waiting List Used Yes
- Defer Admission Student can defer admission
- Transfer Admission Transfer applications accepted
- Early Action Offered Yes and Deadline is November 1
Most importantly, application fees waiver of 60 USD is available. If you want fee waiver then Be In Touch.
Special application for scholarship is required, of which details are mentioned above.
Scholarship application deadlines are in February.
There are many reasons to start early. Above all, we are the best.
Application Form for Purdue University – West Lafayette
- Common Application Accepted
- Universal College Application Not accepted
- Electronic Application Available
IELTS Score reporting is difficult and takes lot of time.
For instance, Score reporting is time consuming at British Council .
On the other hand, with IDP it is just a click away through there online reporting system.
However, for reporting your score’s through British Council, you need to send s DD to its Gurugram office.
In conclusion, it is advisable to report your scores on time.
Other Application Requirements
- Interview Not Required
- Essay or Personal Statement Required for all freshmen
- Letters of Recommendation
In addition, if you are keen on applying to US universities then feel free to Connect with us: Free Consultation
Our student mentors have studied Engineering at this university and we will share the latest insights with you.
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Applications : When To Start
In this section, I am going to discuss few reasons why starting early is the best practice for admissions.
Firstly, our student’s who were keen on getting admit at top universities for Fall 2019, started working with us from January 2018 itself.
As a result, we got enough time to build there profile & generated right set of Universities.
Secondly, we started working on essays at a very early stage and were able to bring up a strong application.
Thirdly and most importantly, we were prepared for the application deadlines at an early stage.
Therefore, starting early will give you time to connect with relevant students on LinkedIn.
In other words, it is one of the key steps in the application process.
In conclusion, we hope you have understood the timeline of application from above post.
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