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Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne, IN
IPFW, founded in 1964, is a public, multipurpose university. Its 565-acre campus is located in Fort Wayne, 110 miles from Indianapolis.
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Institution Type Public
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 12,674
   Women 7,011 (55.3%)
   Men 5,663 (44.7%)
Graduate Students 540
Entrance Difficulty Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate 91% of 3,386 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.20
SAT Math 498 average
440-550 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 498 average
440-550 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 22 average
19-25 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay       X
Extracurricular Activities       X
Cost of Attendance Not available
  Tuition and Fees In-state: $8,213
Out-of-state: $19,727
  Room and Board Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met 57%
Average Freshman Award $9,480
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 403
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Fort Wayne Population 256,496
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 23% of freshmen, 8% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Mastodon
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.5% Asian
4.8% Black/African-American
5.1% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
84.0% White
0.6% Unknown
International Students 1.4% from 45 countries
First-Year Students Returning 68.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 5.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported