Applying to PU

Acceptance Rate 53.00%
Yield 26.00%
SAT Score 1,330
ACT Score 31
Applicants 68,582

Applying To PU

For the academic year 2022-23, the acceptance rate is 53% at Purdue University-Main Campus where a total of 68,582 students applied and 36,348 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,330 and the average ACT score is 31. It requires two items to submit to their applicants.
The following table describes the general admission information for applying to PU.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$60
Graduate Application Fees$60
Admission Informationhttps://www.purdue.edu/purdue/admissions/
Online Applicationhttps://www.admissions.purdue.edu/apply/apply.php
Acceptance Rate53.00%
Average Test Scores1,330 SAT / 31 ACT
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credit for Military Training

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2022-2023, the acceptance rate is 53.00% where a total of 68,582 students (42,068 men and 26,514 women) have applied to PU and 36,348 (19,351 men and 16,969 women) students have been admitted to the school.
Among them, 5,225 male and 4,242 female students have enrolled into PU and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 26.00%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at PU
Acceptance Rate 53.00% 46.00% 64.00%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 26.00% 27.00% 25.00%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At PU, 6,319 applicants (67% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 2,702 applicants (29%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees.
The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,330 and the average ACT score is 31 at PU. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,470 and 25th percentile score is 1,200. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 103 and the 25th percentile score is 78. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at PU.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at PU
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing600710
SAT Math600760
ACT Composite2734
ACT Math2634
ACT English2535
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

Purdue University-Main Campus requires 2 item(s) (High School Record (or Transcript), TOEFL) to submit to their applicants. In addition, 5 item(s) (High School Rank, Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations, Formal Demonstration of Competencies, Admission Test Scores) are considered but not required to submit.
Application Requirements for PU
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at Purdue University-Main Campus is Semester. Purdue University-Main Campus accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credit for Military Training. Next table describes credits that Purdue University-Main Campus accepts.
Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for military training