I
#9 Best Public Universities in Indiana

IPFW Admission Requirements

Fort Wayne, Indiana

 0 Reviews

Chances of getting into Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
81.4%
Admission Difficulty for Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
Will you get accepted?

Find out how likely you are to get accepted at IPFW based on your GPA, test scores, and even extracurricular activities. Then, get custom recommendations for how to improve your odds - completely for free.

Calculate My Chances

Sponsored by CollegeVine

How hard is it to get into IPFW and can I get accepted? The school has a 81% acceptance rate ranking it #35 in Indiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,192 out of 6,376 applicants were admitted making Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 64 percent. Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 31% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

IPFW SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
970-1190
Applicants Submitting SAT
86%
SAT Scores for Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 970
SAT Scores for Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Average SAT Score 1080

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne?

Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne typically requires applicants to be in the top 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 860. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #21 in Indiana for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 86 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1190 and Above Good >88%
1080 to 1190 Avg + 81%-88%
970 to 1080 Avg - 71%-81%
860 to 970 Reach 60%-71%
Less than 860 Low <60%
Calculate My Chances 

IPFW ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
24%
ACT Scores for Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into IPFW?

Admission data indicates that IPFW regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #26 in Indiana for highest average ACT composite score. 24 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >89%
21 to 25 Avg + 81%-89%
18 to 21 Avg - 73%-81%
15 to 18 Reach 63%-73%
Less than 15 Low <63%
Calculate My Chances 

IPFW GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.19
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into IPFW. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne was 3.19 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #30 in Indiana for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.19 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as IPFW accepts 81% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 17% Good
3.50 to 3.75 16% Good
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 17% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 24% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 10% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Similar Requirements

High School Class Rank

77% of Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 13%
Top 25% of class 38%
Top 50% of class 77%
Bottom 50% of class 23%
Bottom 25% of class 3%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,499 2,877 6,376
Accepted 2,806 2,386 5,192
Acceptance Rate 80% 83% 81%
Enrolled 809 800 1,609
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 29% 34% 31%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
148

Applicants have 148 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=151102 IPEDS survey data for Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne.

FAQs

Does Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne prefer SAT or ACT?

86% of students submit their SAT scores to IPFW. 24% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne?

81% of those who apply are granted admission to IPFW. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 970 and 1190. 86% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 25. 24% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.