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Purdue University Northwest - College of Technology - 2016

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Engineering Technology

Admissions/Transfers

Admission to Engineering Technology College

The admission criteria to be admitted to the College of Technology are as follows: A completed admissions application; official high school transcripts or GED scores; SAT or ACT scores; college transcripts (if applicable); $25 non-refundable application fee. For applicants who have graduated from high school one year or more before applying to Purdue Northwest, the appropriate placement test results from the Purdue University Northwest Testing Service Center will be used to substitute SAT or ACT scores. The minimum SAT score to be admitted to the College of Technology is 900 or EPT minimum of 80; or 2.5 5-subject GPA if <900 SAT. Students admitted into the College of Technology must have the following courses during high school: 2 semesters of algebra and geometry; 2 semesters of biology, chemistry or physics; 6 semesters of English; 2 semesters of history and/or social studies. These requirements are the same for resident and non-resident students. For additional information, visit the website at http://webs.pnw/admissions/.

Admission to an Engineering Technology Department

See Admission to Engineering Technology College above.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

-Undergraduate International Student Application
-Established English Proficiency - one of the following:
• Official copy of TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) with a minimum iBT score of 79; minimum PBT score of 550
• IELTS (International English Language Testing) with a minimum 6.5
• SAT with a minimum Critical Reading score of 480; for rSAT a minimum score of 26 or higher out of 40 on Reading Test
• A minimum of 12 transferable credits from an accredited U.S.-based
• Institution of higher education, including an English Composition course that is equivalent to Purdue University Northwest's ENGL 10400.
• Students who do not meet the English proficiency can apply to the English Language Program (ELP). After successfully completing ELP, student can be admitted to their program of study (if they have met all minimum academic requirements). No TOEFL or IELTS required for undergraduate admission upon successfully completing Level 4 of ELP.
Proof of graduation from a secondary school (high school): First Time Student:
Original or attested copies of all transcripts, diplomas, mark sheets and certificates from all secondary schools attended. Documents should be mailed in a sealed envelope from the secondary school or the examination board. If the original is not in English, include a detailed, certified English translation. A minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 is required for admission for those students applying directly from high school and students must meet the minimum academic requirements for the major they are applying to.
Proof of post-secondary school attendance: Transfer Student -
If any post-secondary schools attended, transcripts should be mailed in a sealed envelope from the college, university or examination board. If the original is not in English, include a detailed, certified English translation. Transferring students must have the minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) required for the major they are applying to, which will range from 2.0 to 2.5 and must meet all of the minimum academic requirements.
For processing of documentation for student visa, the following are needed: evidence of financial support for a full year, scan or photocopy of photopage of passport (if available).

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

The same for both resident and non-resident applicants.

Residency Requirements

For the Bachelor's Degree, at least two semesters of enrollment in and completion of at least 32 credit hours approved and required for the degree, at the 300 (Junior) level or above at Purdue University Northwest. Students are normally expected to complete the senior year in residence. Courses completed by examination will not apply to this rule.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

-Application for admission
-$55 application fee
-Official high school transcript
--College/university transcripts from each institution attended. The institution must be regionally accredited by the same body as Purdue University Northwest.
-Applicants with fewer than 12 credit hours earned with a grade of "C" or better must submit the results of SAT or ACT.
-Applicants who have been out of high school for at least one year can substitute the SAT/ACT scores by submitting the appropriate placement test results from the Purdue University Northwest Testing Center.
-Applicants with more than 12 credits with a grade of "C" or better but without grades in English composition or mathematics may be required to provide other test scores as well.
-Transfer students must have a "C" average and appropriate subject matter preparation to be admitted to a degree-seeking status.
-Purdue University Northwest accepts a maximum of 88 credits towards graduation from other regionally accredited colleges and universities.

Number of Transfer Students from:

A two-year community junior college where they were full-time students: 0
A four-year college or university where they were full-time students: 0