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Graduate Program Requirements

Graduate admission is granted to a specific department and for a specific campus. Applicants ordinarily will be expected to hold baccalaureate degrees from colleges or universities of recognized standing prior to registration as graduate students. Three-year Bologna bachelor's degree recipients are eligible for admission. Applicants for a master's or doctoral degree program should have achieved a 3.0 grade point index or higher for the baccalaureate degree or have other academic indices indicating superior performance.

For additional information concerning requirements for admission, please consult specific departments/programs on the appropriate campuses listed below. Some graduate programs have requirements for admission that exceed the general Graduate School requirements.

Programs at Purdue University can have different deadlines and some have additional admissions requirements. Please make sure you use the links below to review the specific requirements and instructions for your program.

West Lafayette (Main Campus)

Calumet (Hammond) 

IPFW (Fort Wayne) 

IUPUI (Indianapolis)

North Central (Westville)