The following documents need to be submitted to apply for admission:
- A completed Application for Admission.
- $25.00 Non-Refundable Application Fee
- An Official High School Transcript or GED Scores(if applicable).
- And, the results from either the:
- College Board Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or
- American College Test (ACT).
EXCEPTION: For applicants who have graduated from high school one year or more, the appropriate placement test results from the university’s Testing Services Center will substitute for SAT or ACT scores.
Once all the required documents are ready to be submitted, please send them to:
Office of Admissions
Lawshe Hall, Room 130
2200 169th Street
Hammond, Indiana 46323-2094
2015-16 Criteria for Unconditional Admission to Purdue University Calumet
Admission to Purdue University Calumet is based on the following:
- Completion of the Indiana Core 40 curriculum (or equivalent)
- Minimum 2-part (CR + M) SAT score of 900 (or equivalent ACT composite score)
- Applicants with 2-part SAT scores lower than 900 can be admitted if they have a 5-subject GPA of 2.5 or higher
Students seeking admission to specific Purdue University Calumet majors or colleges will need to meet respective minimum GPA and course requirements.
*Core 40 becomes Indiana’s required high school curriculum in Fall 2007. In Fall 2011 a Core 40 high school diploma will be required for entrance to any four-year public Indiana college/university. In addition to considering high school courses, Purdue University Calumet will continue to use other factors such as grade point average, class rank, trends in achievement, honor courses, and test scores when reviewing applicants for admission. We will evaluate applicants on an individual basis and in relation to their requested major.
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Definition of Dual Credit
A high school student who is enrolled in the high school and is taking college level courses. These students are not considered dual enrolled and you do not calculate instructional days and minutes for them. Definition provided by the Indiana Department of Education.
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Rule 10: A high school student who is enrolled in the high school and is taking college level courses on campus.