Real Videos

Purdue University-Main Campus Transfers: 2022 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to Purdue-West Lafayette. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to Purdue-West Lafayette.

Purdue University-Main Campus chances calculator

This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at any other U.S. college

Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

Your SAT Score
400
1600
my SAT
Your ACT Score
Select a Score
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • 24
  • 25
  • 26
  • 27
  • 28
  • 29
  • 30
  • 31
  • 32
  • 33
  • 34
  • 35
  • 36
  • Your GPA*
    on a 4.0 scale
    *or select a school below for a specific calculation
    Need chances at another college?

    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At Purdue-West Lafayette, 3.37% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for Purdue University-Main Campus, click here

    Can you transfer into Purdue University-Main Campus

    Purdue-West Lafayette requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of All
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Required of All
    Interview Not Required
    Standardized Test Scores Required of Some
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Not Required

    In addition to the above requirements, Purdue-West Lafayette also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    Purdue-West Lafayette requires a minimum of 32 credits.

    Purdue University-Main Campus chances calculator

    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    Your SAT Score
    400
    1600
    my SAT
    Your ACT Score
    Select a Score
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • 24
  • 25
  • 26
  • 27
  • 28
  • 29
  • 30
  • 31
  • 32
  • 33
  • 34
  • 35
  • 36
  • Your GPA*
    on a 4.0 scale
    *or select a school below for a specific calculation
    Need chances at another college?

    Additionally, of the 1414 accepted transfer students, 769 students enrolled - that means the yield was 54.38%.

    Purdue-West Lafayette accepts 41 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    Purdue-West Lafayette requires a minimum college GPA of 3.66 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, Purdue-West Lafayette requires a minimum high school GPA of 3.66.

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the Purdue-West Lafayette website for more info.
    Purdue-West Lafayette accepts 40.86% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into Purdue-West Lafayette, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.66 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.81. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of Purdue-West Lafayette students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 550 690 620
    SAT Reading 520 630 575
    2018 Total SAT Score 1070 1320 1195
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 26 32 29
    ACT Reading 24 32 28
    2018 Total ACT Score 50 64 57

    Purdue University-Main Campus’s average SAT score is 1195. To be a competitive applicant for Purdue University-Main Campus your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are the possible risks of transferring