Purdue Calumet Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Purdue University Calumet Campus
How hard is it to get into Purdue Calumet and can I get accepted? The school has a 59% acceptance rate ranking it #6 in Indiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,649 out of 2,810 applicants were admitted making Purdue Calumet a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent. Purdue University Calumet Campus typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 54% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Purdue University Calumet Campus is a prized outcome for many students. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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Purdue Calumet SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT56%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||470|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||940|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1140|
|Average SAT Score||1040|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Purdue University Calumet Campus?
Purdue University Calumet Campus typically requires applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 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 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. The school ranks #31 in Indiana for highest average SAT composite score. 56 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1140 and Above||Good||>71%|
|1040 to 1140||Avg +||59%-71%|
|940 to 1040||Avg -||46%-59%|
|840 to 940||Reach||33%-46%|
|Less than 840||Low||<33%|
Purdue Calumet ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT60%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||21|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Purdue Calumet?
Admission data indicates that Purdue Calumet 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 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #31 in Indiana for highest average ACT composite score. 60 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Purdue University Calumet Campus.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>71%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||59%-71%|
|18 to 21||Avg -||46%-59%|
|15 to 18||Reach||33%-46%|
|Less than 15||Low||<33%|
Avg. High School GPA3.08
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Purdue University Calumet Campus. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Purdue University Calumet Campus was 3.08 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #35 in Indiana for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Purdue Calumet accepts 59% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||12%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||13%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||16%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||31%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||13%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||1%||Reach|
71% of Purdue University Calumet Campus freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||12%|
|Top 25% of class||36%|
|Top 50% of class||71%|
|Bottom 50% of class||29%|
|Bottom 25% of class||6%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||50%||58%||54%|
Applications are DueAug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply185
Applicants have 185 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Purdue Calumet before the Aug 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to Purdue University Calumet Campus and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=152248 IPEDS survey data for Purdue University Calumet Campus.
Frequently Asked Questions
56% of students submit their SAT scores to Purdue Calumet. 60% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
59% of those who apply are granted admission to Purdue Calumet. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 940 and 1140. 56% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.