Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (IPFW)

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IPFW can be found in Fort Wayne, IN, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne has an enrollment of over fifteen thousand students.

Many of the students getting into Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne got an SAT score in the range of 1320 to 1610, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 19 to 24. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the IPFW average GPA ranges from 2.98 to 3.25 for accepted students. About 80% of all applicant were admitted at Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne, and from those that were granted acceptance nearly 54% continued on to attend. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected IPFW acceptance rate 2015 is estimated to be 87%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall IPFW Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne was reported as 83.1% in Fall 2013 with over 3,700 applications submitted to Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • IPFW SAT Scores: 1320 - 1610
  • IPFW ACT Scores: 19 - 24
  • IPFW Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for IPFW has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 96.3%
  • 2010-2011: 94.9%
  • 2011-2012: 91.0%
  • 2012-2013: 82.1%
  • 2013-2014: 83.1%
  • Projected IPFW Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 86.5%

How Does IPFW Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne is fifty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Indiana Institute of Technology72.3%
Indiana Wesleyan University95.2%
Indiana University-South Bend70.0%
University of Notre Dame22.3%
Bowling Green State University-Main Campus72.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to IPFW (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading440 - 540
Math450 - 550
Writing430 - 520
Total Score1320 - 1610
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 24
Math18 - 25
Composite Score19 - 24
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