Purdue University-North Central Campus
Westville, IN 46391-9542

Admission Requirements

Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Purdue University-North Central Campus is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 2,975 applications and only 1,485 students were granted admission. Purdue University-North Central Campus is at the #48 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 29% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 79% submitted SAT scores.

Fall 2016 Admitted Students ACT Scores

Out of the total 410 enrollees 119 students submitted ACT score. Below is the score ranges of the submitted test scores.

25% 75%
English 18 24
Math 18 24
Composite 19 23

Fall 2016 Admitted Students SAT Scores

Out of the total 410 enrollees 325 students submitted SAT score. Below is the score ranges of the submitted test scores.

25% 75%
Critical Reading 440 530
Math 430 520
Combined (Math + Reading) 870 1050

Admission Requirements and Recommendations

Purdue University-North Central Campus uses the following list of admission requirements and recommended documents when evaluating students applications. All documents listed under the "Required" sections must be submitted with your application but those listed under the "Recommended" section are optional.

Please double check with the school to verify the current and complete admission requirements.


  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Fall 2016 Applicants Statistics

The following table details the number of students who applied, admitted and erolled in Purdue University-North Central Campus, in Fall 2016.
Men Women Total National Avg.
Applicants 1,038 1,937 2,975
Admitted students 540 945 1,485
Enrolled students 192 218 410
Acceptance rate 52% 48.8% 49.9% 69%
Yield 35.6% 23.1% 27.6% 35%

Accepted Credits

The following table outlines which college prepartory work and life expreaince will earn you credits at Purdue University-North Central Campus.

Advanced placement (AP) credits
Dual credit (college credit earned while in high school)
Credit for life experiences

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students

Admission Deadlines

May 1

  • Fall application

August 1

  • Priority application
  • SAT Reasoning / ACT scores
  • SAT Subject score
Regular application : No closing date
Transfer application (regular) : Rolling admission

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Purdue University-North Central Campus.

Chicago State University
38.1 mile away
Lake Michigan College
43.9 mile away