Application Requirements

It is important to recognize that although satisfaction of these basic requirements does not guarantee graduate admission, failure to satisfy these requirements may lead to automatic denial of admission.

To apply, complete an electronic application on the Purdue University Web site. Choose the Hammond Campus and Engineering-Interdisciplinary as proposed major.

For Degree-Seeking Students:

  • 300 word statement of purpose
  • Three recommendation letters
  • Original transcripts
  • from all universities attended
  • Copy of Diploma for Bachelor’s Degree OR letter from university stating when degree will be conferred
  • $60 ($75 if international) application fee
  • TOEFL or IELTS score (for degree-seeking international students). For applicants who do not meet the minimum required scores on the TOEFL, IELTS or Pearson Test of English, Purdue University Calumet offers an English Language Program to acquire proficiency in English: more information on this program can be found at http://webs.purduecal.edu/elp/

For Certificate in Engineering Project Management:

  • Proof of undergraduate degree
  • $60 ($75 if international) application fee

For Non-degree Seeking Students:

  • Proof of undergraduate degree
  • No fee required

All supporting documents should be submitted in one large envelope directly to the Purdue University Calumet Engineering Graduate Program at:

Electrical Engineering Graduate Program:
Purdue University Calumet
2200 169th Street, POTT 121
Hammond, IN 46323-2094

Mechanical Engineering Graduate Program
Purdue University Calumet
2200 169th Street, POWERS 211
Hammond, IN 46323-2094

Electronic applications and all supporting documents must be submitted according to the application deadlines listed below.

Application Deadlines:

Applications and all supporting documentation must be received on or before the deadlines listed below:

Application Deadlines Dates
Applicant Fall Spring Summer
U.S. residents and other applicants in the U.S. August 15 December 15 May 15
Applicants outside the U.S. June 1 October 1 March 1

Contact Information:

For further information, please contact:

Electrical Engineering Graduate Coordinator

Kaliappan Gopalan
Phone: (219) 989-2685
Fax: (219) 989-2898
E-mail: gopalan@purduecal.edu

or

Electrical Engineering Graduate Program
Phone: (219) 989-3106
Fax: (219) 989-2898
E-mail: engr@purduecal.edu

Mechanical Engineering Graduate Coordinator

George Nnanna
Phone: (219) 989-2071
Fax: (219) 989-3128
E-mail: nnanna@purduecal.edu

or

Mechanical Engineering Graduate Program
Phone: (219) 989-2472
Fax: (219) 989-3128
E-mail: me@purduecal.edu