Undergraduate Admissions

How to Apply – Undergraduate Admissions

STEP 1: General Requirements

Review the general requirements for undergraduate admission to Purdue University Calumet. The following documentation must be submitted in order to apply for an undergraduate program: 

 

A. International Undergraduate Student Application

Students who have not attended a previous college must submit a non-refundable $25 application fee.

Transfer students (students who have not attended a Purdue campus) must submit a non-refundable application fee of $55. This fee includes evaluation of all college transcripts.

 

B. Proof of graduation from a secondary school (high school):

Original or attested copies of academic documents from all secondary schools attended should be mailed in a sealed envelope from the secondary school or the examination board. The record must be an official copy bearing an original stamp or seal. If the original is not in English, include a certified, detailed translation. A minimum of 2.5 grade point average is required for admission for those students applying to PUC directly from high school or without any college or university coursework completed. Click here to view additional requirements for your country.

 

C. Proof of post-secondary school attendance:

If any post-secondary schools attended, transcripts should be mailed in a sealed envelope from the college, university or examination board. The record must be an official copy bearing an original stamp or seal. If the original is not in English, include a certified, detailed 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. Students must meet the minimum academic requirements at the time of transfer, which are subject to change. 

 

D. One of the following test scores:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

Score of 550 or higher, for Paper exam

Score of 79 or higher, for Internet Based TOEFL  (iBT)

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Ordinary Level of General Certificate of Education (G.C.E.)

or General Certificate of Secondary Education (G.C.S.E.)

Grade of at least “B” in English Language

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Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

Reading (verbal) score of 480 or higher

 

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Score of at least 6.5 or higher

 

A minimum of 15 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.  The English 10400 equivalent course cannot be taken on-line, through distance learning, or correspondence courses for international admission purposes. 

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Purdue University Calumet’s school code is 001638 for all standardized tests including TOEFL, SAT, GRE and GMAT.

 

E. Transfer Credit and Documentation Sheet:

If you have attended any other college or university and plan to transfer credit hours to Purdue University Calumet as an undergraduate student, submit your original academic transcripts from an accredited college or university.

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