Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Indiana


IPFW is the largest university in northeast Indiana, offering more than 200 degrees and certificates. Since 1968, IPFW has conferred nearly 8,800 master's degrees, 27,000 bachelor's degrees, more than 20,000 associate degrees, and nearly 2,000 certificates.

During the 2010-11 academic year, more than 14,000 students of diverse ages, races, and nationalities pursued their education on the 682-acre (2.76 km2) campus. More than 9,000 students attended full time. Students have arrived from 43 states and 68 countries. The campus has nearly 400 full-time faculty members, with approximately 70 professors, 115 associate processors, and approximately 130 assistant professors.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 12338
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Faculty: 342

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 36:1
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Contact Information

2101 E Coliseum Blvd
Fort Wayne Indiana 46805


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Main Phone: 260-481-6100

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Admissions Contact:
Carol Isaacs
Director, Admissions

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Applying to Transfer

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Minimum GPA for Applying:
The minimum GPA requirement for transfer admission consideration is a 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale).

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
The minimum grade requirement for transfer credit is C-.

Credits (Min/Max):
IPFW accepts a maximum of 90 semester hours for transfer credit. You must earn a minimum of 32 credits at IPFW to earn an associate or a bachelor's degree.

Test Scores for Applying:
IPFW does not publish a requirement for the submission of SAT/ACT scores.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
IPFW does not publish a requirement for letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
An essay or personal statement is not required for transfer admission consideration.

Application Fee:
There is a $50 nonrefundable application fee, unless you are transferring from another IU or Purdue campus or from Ivy Tech.

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Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 1169

Transfers Accepted: 1104

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 94%

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