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We are pleased with your interest in our graduate program. Before you continue with the electronic application for admission, we wish to ensure that you are familiar with the minimum requirements for admission to graduate degree study in Engineering. 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.

Supporting Documents: Additional documents are required to support the application. Supporting documents should be uploaded to the online application or mailed directly to the graduate program to which you are applying, as directed below. Click the links below for details. Supporting documents include the following, unless specific instructions are noted in the requirements sections of this page:

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

Student Type

Fall Spring Summer
U.S. Residents & other applicants in the U.S. June 30 November 15 No Summer Admission
Applicants outside the U.S. April 1 September 15 No Summer Admission


Contact Information Transcripts, Recommendation Letters, TOEFL test scores and Statement of Purpose should be sent to:
Web Sites of Interest

Department: Civil and Mechanical Engineering
Areas of Specialization: Civil, Mechanical
Name: Hosni Abu-Mulaweh
Phone: (260)-481-6357

Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Areas of Specialization: Computer, Electrical, & Systems
Name: Abdullah Eroglu
Phone: (260) 481-0273 

Office of Graduate Studies
IPFW, Kettler Hall, Room 258
2101 East Coliseum Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Purdue transcripts can be requested from the following website:

Master's Degree Program Basic Requirements

The MSE in the Civil Engineering program cannot sustain the requirements for students whose status must be full-time, and so we are only accepting applications for part-time attendance.

  • Undergraduate Degree
    Bachelor degree in an engineering discipline 
    Graduates with Bachelor of Science in the physical sciences, computer science, mathematics or technology will also be considered for admission.
  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average: 
    3.0 or equivalent required

International Applicant Requirements: 

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.0 or equivalent required
  • TOEFL for Non-Native English Speakers: 
    Minimum Paper-Based Test (PBT) Score Required: 550
    Minimum Internet-Based Test (IBT) Overall Score Required: 77
    With the following minimum section requirements:
    Reading: 19
    Listening: 14
    Speaking: 18
    Writing: 18 
  • IELTS (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, band scores of 6.5 or higher will be accepted
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 58 or higher will be accepted
  • TWE for Non-Native English Speakers: 
    Not required, but recommended

If you do not meet the basic requirements described above, please do not submit an electronic application until you have contacted our graduate program staff.

Ernest C. Young Hall, Room 170 | 155  S. Grant Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2114 | 765-494-2600

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