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Purdue University Northwest - College of Technology - 2017

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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 (if applicable); 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. For additional information see: https://admissions.pnw.edu/undergraduate/first-time-college-students/.

Admission to an Engineering Technology Department

See Admission to Engineering Technology College above.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

Admission Requirements for International Undergraduate Students:
• International Undergraduate Student Application

• Freshman Student:
- Proof of graduation from a secondary school (high school):
Student must submit secondary school credential equivalent to a US high school diploma as officially evaluated by Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) with official copy of academic records and English translations. A minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required, and student must meet the minimum academic requirements for the major they are applying to
AND
- English Proficiency: Established English Proficiency by ONE of the following ways:
- TOEFL 79 iBT minimum or TOEFL paper-based test minimum score of 550 PBT
- IELTS (International English Language Testing System) minimum overall score of 6.5
- SAT Reading Test (new) -r26 or higher
- ACT English 20 minimum
- British Ordinary Level English Language Exam (GCE/GCSE/IGCSE) with a grade of an A or B in First Language English
- Successful English Language Program (ELP) completion at Purdue Northwest

• Transfer Student:
- Proof of post-secondary school attendance:
Student must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours earned post-graduation from secondary school (US high school equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher education in the US, or an accredited institution of higher education abroad as evaluated by World Education Services (WES) or Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) and must have the minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) required for the major they are applying to, which will range from 2.0 to 3.0. They must meet all of the minimum academic requirements for the major they are applying to.
AND
- English Proficiency: Established English Proficiency by ONE of the following ways:
- TOEFL 79 iBT minimum or TOEFL paper-based test minimum score of 550 PBT
- IELTS (International English Language Testing System) minimum overall score of 6.5
- SAT Reading Test (new) -r26 or higher
- ACT English 20 minimum
- British Ordinary Level English Language Exam (GCE/GCSE/IGCSE) with a grade of an A or B in First Language English
- Successful English Language Program (ELP) completion at Purdue Northwest
- 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 Calumet’s ENGL 10400 or ENGL 10500

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

The same for both resident and non-resident applicants.

Residency Requirements

Resident study at Purdue University Northwest for at least two semesters and the enrollment in and completion of at least 32 credit hours required and approved for the completion of the degree at Purdue University Northwest campuses. Students normally are expected to complete the entire second year in residence, however, with the approval of the dean of the college concerned, a student who has had at least three semesters of resident study may complete not to exceed 16 semester hours of the second year in another approved college or university. For the purpose of this rule, two summer sessions may be considered as equivalent to one semester.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

-Application for admission
-$25 application fee and $30 transcript evaluation fee; transfer students must pay these fees before they are admitted.
-Official high school transcripts are encouraged but only required if less than 24 transferable college credits.
--College/university transcripts from each institution attended. Accepted credits must be regionally accredited.
-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.
-Required GPA varies by department, however 2.0 GPA is required for general admission to the Univeristy.
-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