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High School Students

Get up and let's go!
It's time. Your future.
You own it. Make it happen.


Applications go live August 1

Be sure and complete your application to Purdue by November 1. That's our firm, etched-in-stone deadline for you to be considered for merit scholarships and the Honors College.

Dates & Deadlines

November01
  • Application deadline for merit-based scholarships
  • Application deadline to be considered for the Purdue Honors College
  • Application deadline for the following majors:
    • Computer Science (priority deadline)
    • Nursing (priority deadline)
    • Veterinary Technology (firm deadline)
January01
  • Priority application deadline—except for the majors listed above, Purdue will continue accepting applications until at least this date
March01
  • Priority deadline to file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
May01
  • Deadline to accept your admission offer
May05
  • Firm deadline to contract for on-campus housing
  • Priority deadline to apply for Learning Communitities
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Transfer Students

No matter what university or college you're coming from, we'd love to talk to you about how a Purdue degree will fit your goals.


Explore our Transfer Student Checklist to learn what it takes to transfer to Purdue. Criteria. Closed Programs. GPA requirements. It's all there. Pay attention to dates and deadlines—the earlier you get your completed application in, the better.

Dates & Deadlines

November01
  • Application deadline for spring enrollment
February01
  • Application deadline for veterinary technology (vet tech students begin in the fall only)
March01
  • Priority deadline to file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
April01
  • Application deadline for summer enrollment
May01
  • Application deadline for fall enrollment for computer science and nursing (nursing students begin in the fall only)
July01
  • Application deadline for fall enrollment
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International Students*

Purdue is at the top of the list for higher education destinations for international students.


It’s the diversity of our campus that fuels a culture designed to ignite ideas, inspire innovation—and powers everything we do. Makes us a better university for everyone, including you.

Learn more

*Foreign citizens who require a visa to study in the United States

Contact Information

International Students and Scholars
765-494-5770
iss@purdue.edu

9000+ International Students

Admitted Students

Neil Armstrong stood here. So did Amelia Earhart and Drew Brees.

Now it's your turn.
Make it real.
Take your next steps.

Dates & Deadlines

March01
  • Priority deadline to file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
May01
  • Deadline to accept your admission offer
May05
  • Firm deadline to contract for on-campus housing
  • Priority deadline to apply for Learning Communities
More important Dates & Deadlines Information »

Graduate Students

Go Further

Ready to take your education to the next level? With more than 80 graduate programs at the West Lafayette campus you’ll connect with a leadership-orientated and globally focused community committed to academic achievement.

Contact Information

The Office of Graduate Admissions
765-494-2600
gradinfo@purdue.edu

More Than 80 Graduate Programs

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