Purdue University-North Central Campus (Purdue-North Central)

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Purdue University-North Central Campus can be found in Westville, IN, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Approximately four thousand students are enrolled at Purdue University-North Central Campus.

Students can report either the SAT Exam or ACT scores to Purdue University-North Central Campus. A score within the range of 1270 - 1560 on the SAT exam, or 17 - 23 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Purdue-North Central average GPA ranges from 2.89 to 3.18 for accepted students. Purdue-North Central has an acceptance rate of about 72% with 55% of applicants deciding to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at pnc.edu.

Overall Purdue-North Central Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Purdue University-North Central Campus was reported as 72.2% in Fall 2013 with over 1,640 college applications submitted to Purdue-North Central. 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

  • Purdue-North Central SAT Scores: 1270 - 1560
  • Purdue-North Central ACT Scores: 17 - 23
  • Purdue-North Central Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Purdue University-North Central Campus?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Purdue University-North Central Campus is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

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 Purdue University-North Central Campus has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 91.2%
  • 2010-2011: 96.7%
  • 2011-2012: 70.9%
  • 2012-2013: 70.8%
  • 2013-2014: 72.2%
  • Projected Purdue-North Central Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 75.9%

How Does Purdue-North Central Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Purdue-North Central is thirty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Valparaiso University79.7%
Indiana University-Northwest76.3%
Purdue University-Calumet Campus60.6%
Calumet College of Saint Joseph40.0%
Saint Mary's College85.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

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

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


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Purdue-North Central (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading430 - 520
Math430 - 530
Writing410 - 510
Total Score1270 - 1560
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 23
Math17 - 23
Composite Score17 - 23
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