For the freshman class accepted by Fall 2013, the acceptance rate for Purdue University was at 60.4 percent, placing the school in the "more selective" ranking of selectivity according to US News. Applicants to Purdue University are subject to a rolling application schedule with SAT/ACT scores due by March 1.
As of the 2014 to 2015 academic year, there are 29,440 students enrolled at Purdue. The university system is centered at its main campus at West Lafayette, Ind., and also includes four other locations. The university operates around a semester-based academic calendar. Purdue University was founded in 1869 and has a four-year graduation rate of 42 percent.