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Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne Overview

Located in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne is a public institution. The city atmosphere of Fort Wayne makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne Known For?

1,560 Undergraduate Awards
$27,610 Avg Cost After Aid
94% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award offered at Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne is the master's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 96% of the faculty were full-time.

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Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#5 Most Popular Mathematics Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Most Popular Public Administration Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#47 Most Popular General Business/Commerce Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#92 Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#98 Most Popular Teacher Education Grade Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#105 Best Value Teacher Education Grade Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#111 Most Popular Liberal Arts General Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#111 Most Popular Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#146 Most Popular Fine & Studio Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#168 Most Popular Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#45 Highest Paid Fine & Studio Arts Graduates College Factual

Where Is Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne?

Location of Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne

Contact details for Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2101 E Coliseum Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499
Phone: 260-481-4739
Website: www.pfw.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ipfw.mastodons
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ipfw

How Do I Get Into Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne?

You can apply to Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne online at: www.pfw.edu/admissions/apply/

Admission Requirements for Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne?

94% Acceptance Rate
57% Of Accepted Are Women
84% Submit SAT Scores
Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne has the high acceptance rate of 94%, which means it is fairly easy to gain admittance as long as you submit a complete application with requested materials.

Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 94%, and the acceptance rate for women is 95%.

Average Test Scores

About 84% of students accepted to Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 590. Math scores were between 480 and 580.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne  ( 490 to 590 )
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SAT Math Scores for Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne  ( 480 to 580 )
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800
Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne received ACT scores from 32% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 17 and 24. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 18 and 25.

ACT English Scores for Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne  ( 17 to 24 )
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ACT Math Scores for Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne  ( 18 to 25 )
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ACT Composite Scores for Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne  ( 18 to 25 )
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Can I Afford Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne?

$27,610 Net Price
49% Take Out Loans
7.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne is $27,610. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne, approximately 49% of students took out student loans averaging $5,177 a year. That adds up to $20,708 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne is 7.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne Undergraduate Student Diversity

5,370 Full-Time Undergraduates
52% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 9,697 undergraduate students at Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne, with 5,370 being full-time and 4,327 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne

There are also 511 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 5,370 full-time undergraduates at Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne, 48% are male and 52% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 203
Black or African American 363
Hispanic or Latino 439
White 3,915
International Students 167
Other Races/Ethnicities 283

Geographic Diversity

Indiana students aren't the only ones who study at Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne. At this time, 17 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne

513 Took All Classes Online
3,588 Took At Least One Class Online
-5.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,588 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 15th most popular in Indiana for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne was -5.4%. This is the #2,481 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Education 17%
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 8%
Social Sciences 30%
Sociology 27%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 28%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Interdisciplinary Studies #21
Computer Information Systems #216
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #246
Computer & Information Sciences #480

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
General Business/Commerce 7 0 0 144 0 30 181
Nursing 0 0 0 135 0 29 164
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 0 0 123 0 0 123
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 0 118 0 0 118
Business Administration & Management 3 10 0 65 2 19 99
General Biology 3 0 0 67 0 18 88
Public Administration 0 0 0 54 0 9 63
Child Development & Psychology 0 0 0 60 0 0 60
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 18 0 40 0 0 58
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0 43 0 6 49
Dental Support Services 0 0 15 34 0 0 49
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 47 0 0 47
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 0 47 0 0 47
Computer Science 0 0 0 36 0 9 45
General English Literature 5 0 0 30 0 0 35
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 28 0 0 28
Accounting 0 0 0 20 5 0 25
Communication Sciences 0 0 0 24 0 0 24
General Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 23 23
Mathematics 0 0 0 12 6 5 23
Mechanical Engineering 0 0 0 22 0 0 22
Allied Health Professions 0 0 0 20 0 0 20
Hospitality Management 0 0 0 19 0 0 19
Student Counseling 0 0 0 0 0 18 18
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 10 0 8 0 0 18
Computer Information Systems 0 5 0 12 0 0 17
Gerontology 17 0 0 0 0 0 17
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 0 17 0 0 17
Construction Engineering Technology 0 0 0 16 0 0 16
Civil Engineering 0 0 0 16 0 0 16
Electrical Engineering 0 0 0 15 0 0 15
Physics 0 0 0 14 0 0 14
Music 0 0 0 14 0 0 14
Romance Languages 0 0 0 13 0 0 13
Physical Science Technicians 0 13 0 0 0 0 13
History 0 0 0 12 0 0 12
Drama & Theater Arts 0 0 0 12 0 0 12
Information Technology 0 0 0 11 0 0 11
Educational Administration 0 0 0 0 0 11 11
Sociology 0 0 0 11 0 0 11
International Relations & National Security 10 0 0 0 0 0 10
Political Science & Government 1 0 0 9 0 0 10
Industrial Production Technology 2 3 0 3 0 0 8
Computer Engineering 0 0 0 8 0 0 8
Anthropology 0 0 0 8 0 0 8
Ethnic Studies 0 0 0 7 0 0 7
Economics 0 0 0 7 0 0 7
Special Education 0 0 0 0 1 5 6
Computer Engineering Technology 0 0 0 6 0 0 6
Chemistry 0 0 0 6 0 0 6
Manufacturing Engineering 4 0 0 0 0 0 4
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 0 4 0 0 4
Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution 4 0 0 0 0 0 4
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 3 0 0 3
Philosophy 0 0 0 3 0 0 3
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 0 0 3 0 0 3
Germanic Languages 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
Entrepreneurial Studies 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
General Sales & Marketing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Systems Networking 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Architectural Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Civil Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Engineering-Related Fields 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Quality Control Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Biomedical Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Robotics Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Statistics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
General Psychology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 58 59 15 1,428 14 182 1,756

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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