How to Apply – Undergraduate Admissions
STEP 1: General Requirements
Review the general requirements for undergraduate admission to Purdue University Northwest. The following documentation must be submitted in order to apply for an undergraduate program:
A. International Undergraduate Student Application
- Students who have not attended a previous college must submit a non-refundable $25 application fee.
- Transfer students (students who have not attended a Purdue campus) must submit a non-refundable application fee of $55. This fee includes evaluation of all college transcripts.
B. Proof of graduation from a secondary school (high school):
Original or attested copies of academic documents from all secondary schools attended should be mailed in a sealed envelope from the secondary school or the examination board. The record must be an official copy bearing an original stamp or seal. If the original is not in English, include a certified, detailed translation.
Students that have completed secondary school outside of the US will need to submit an official course-by-course credential evaluation report from Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE).
C. Transfer Students
Students that have attended post-secondary institutions should have transcripts mailed in a sealed envelope from the college, university or examination board. The record must be an official copy bearing an original stamp or seal. If the original is not in English, include a certified, detailed translation.
Students that have post-secondary coursework from an accredited higher education institution outside of the US will need to submit a course-by-course credential evaluation report from Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) or WES World Education Services.
D. One of the following test scores
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
- Score of 79 or higher, for Internet Based TOEFL (iBT)
- Ordinary Level of General Certificate of Education (G.C.E.)
or General Certificate of Secondary Education (G.C.S.E.)
- British O-Level English Language Exam with a Grade of A or B on Ordinary Level of GCE/GCSE/IGCSE
- Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
- International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
- Score of at least 6.5 or higher
- A minimum of 12 transferable credits from an accredited U.S.-based institution of higher education, including an English Composition course that is equivalent to Purdue University Northwest’s ENGL 10400. The English 10400 equivalent course cannot be taken on-line, through distance learning, or correspondence courses for international admission purposes.
Purdue University Northwest’s school code is 001638 for all standardized tests including TOEFL, SAT, GRE and GMAT.