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Indiana University-Purdue University--Fort Wayne is a public institution that was founded in 1964. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 13,608, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 682 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Indiana University-Purdue University--Fort Wayne's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $6,931 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $16,570 (2012-13).
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Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) is a joint campus of two internationally recognized Big Ten schools. IPFW is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It has the broadest scope of programs of all institutions of higher learning in northeastern Indiana, offering more than 200 degree and certificate options. IPFW has a diverse enrollment of more than 14,000 students encompassing many ages, races, and nationalities. Through exemplary standards in teaching, research, and service, IPFW reflects Indiana University and Purdue University commitments to excellence and lifelong learning. IPFW provides its students the opportunity for success through its academic diversity, affordability, and flexibility.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to Indiana University-Purdue University--Fort Wayne, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Indiana University-Purdue University--Fort Wayne is $50. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 91.0 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||91.0%|
|Application deadline||August 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Indiana University-Purdue University--Fort Wayne is 18:1, and the school has 49.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Indiana University-Purdue University--Fort Wayne include: Business Administration and Management, General; General Studies; Education, General; Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General; and Visual and Performing Arts, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 61.0 percent.
Indiana University-Purdue University--Fort Wayne has a total undergraduate enrollment of 13,608, with a gender distribution of 44.8 percent male students and 55.2 percent female students. At this school, 7.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 93.0 percent of students live off campus. Indiana University-Purdue University--Fort Wayne is part of the NCAA I athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA I|
Campus Info & Services
Indiana University-Purdue University--Fort Wayne offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Indiana University-Purdue University--Fort Wayne also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Indiana University-Purdue University--Fort Wayne, 99 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Indiana University-Purdue University--Fort Wayne.
|Students who have cars on campus||99%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Indiana University-Purdue University--Fort Wayne, 74.5 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,989.
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|In-state tuition and fees||$6,931 (2012-13)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$16,570 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$10,734 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data