Purdue North Central Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Purdue University North Central Campus
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into Purdue North Central and can I get accepted? The school has a 50% acceptance rate ranking it #2 in Indiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,485 out of 2,975 applicants were admitted making Purdue North Central a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. Purdue University North Central Campus typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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Purdue North Central SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT79%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||950|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||580|
|SAT Math 75th||550|
|SAT Composite 75th||1130|
|Average SAT Score||1040|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Purdue University North Central Campus?
Purdue University North Central Campus typically requires applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 1040 out of 1600. The school ranks #40 in Indiana for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 79 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|
|1130 and Above||Good||>63%|
|1040 to 1130||Avg +||50%-63%|
|950 to 1040||Avg -||37%-50%|
|860 to 950||Reach||26%-37%|
|Less than 860||Low||<26%|
Purdue North Central ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT29%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||21|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Purdue North Central?
Admission data indicates that Purdue North Central regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 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 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #33 in Indiana for highest average ACT composite score. 29 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Purdue University North Central Campus.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>63%|
|21 to 23||Avg +||50%-63%|
|19 to 21||Avg -||37%-50%|
|17 to 19||Reach||26%-37%|
|Less than 17||Low||<26%|
Avg. High School GPA2.93
Typical High School GradesB-
You can get into Purdue University North Central Campus with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Purdue University North Central Campus was 2.93 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #41 in Indiana for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Purdue North Central will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||10%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||14%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||16%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||34%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||18%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||2%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
65% of Purdue University North Central Campus freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||7%|
|Top 25% of class||26%|
|Top 50% of class||65%|
|Bottom 50% of class||35%|
|Bottom 25% of class||8%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||23%||36%||28%|
What are the requirements for admission to Purdue University North Central Campus and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=152266 IPEDS survey data for Purdue University North Central Campus.