What makes a transfer student at Purdue University Calumet?


Transfer Student Admission Criteria

    • The applicant must submit official college transcripts showing at least 15 semesters or semester equivalent hours of college level work completed with a C or better.
    • The applicant must have successfully completed College Composition (ENGL 10400) with a C or better at a regionally accredited institution of higher education; and
    • The applicant must have a earned a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or above from the last institution attended.

If you have completed fewer than 15 semester hours of transferable credit at another college or university when you apply, your admission decision will be based on your high school and college performance as well as test scores.

Particular programs may require specific cumulative grade point averages for admission and/or additional successfully completed transfer courses for Transfer Students Admission.

Degree-Seeking Transfer Students from other Purdue Campuses

Students who have attended or are currently attending another campus in the Purdue system may transfer* to Purdue Calumet by filing a regional-campus transfer application available at the Registrar’s Office of their original Purdue campus. Intercampus transfer students may also complete Purdue University Calumet’s online or paper application for undergraduate admissions.

*Purdue University Calumet welcomes Purdue University transfer students in good academic standing. A Purdue University transfer student with a grade point average less than a 2.0 must be within 30 quality points of achieving a 2.0 for admission and must be able to raise his or her grade point average to a 2.0 within the first 12 hours of enrollment at Purdue University Calumet.


Students with International transcripts

I am a US Citizen, Permanent Resident Non-US Citizen, or Asylee or Refugee with International transcripts.
Students with international transcripts from accredited secondary schools (high schools), colleges or universities, are required to submit all official academic transcripts and graduation certificates directly from the issuing institution with true and attested English translations of those documents. All students with transcripts from international institutions must submit ECE (Educational Credential Evaluators) or WES (World Education Service) course by course evaluations.

Apply online for your International Academic Credential Evaluation, through the Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE).

Apply online for your International Academic Credential Evaluation, through the World Education Services (WES).

I am an International Student.
International Students  interested in transferring over to Purdue Calumet, please visit the International Programs Office.  The International Program Office processes admissions for our international student body.