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IPEDS ID: 152266
OPE ID: 00182600
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Purdue University-North Central Campus
1401 S US Hwy 421, Westville, Indiana 46391-9542
General information:  (219) 785-5200
Website:  www.pnc.edu
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:  Rural: Fringe
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  6,048 (5,982 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  17 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2012Full timePart time
Total faculty124151
Instructional122151
Research and public service20
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Tuition and fees
In-state$6,704$6,872$7,045$7,1862.0%
Out-of-state$15,960$16,360$16,769$17,1052.0%
Books and supplies$1,834$1,852$1,906$1,9060.0%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$7,472$7,546$7,765$8,0003.0%
Other$4,191$4,233$4,356$5,44525.0%
Off Campus with Family
Other$3,757$3,794$3,904$4,2899.9%
Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
In-state
Off Campus$20,201$20,503$21,072$22,5377.0%
Off Campus with Family$12,295$12,518$12,855$13,3814.1%
Out-of-state
Off Campus$29,457$29,991$30,796$32,4565.4%
Off Campus with Family$21,551$22,006$22,579$23,3003.2%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2013-2014
In-state tuition$3,229
In-state fees$192
Out-of-state tuition$7,509
Out-of-state fees$192
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2011-2012
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid144780%————
Grant or scholarship aid27349%$1,852,148$6,784
Federal grants23943%$1,048,653$4,388
Pell grants23943%$1,036,944$4,339
Other federal grants153%$11,709$781
State/local government grant or scholarships17231%$696,039$4,047
Institutional grants or scholarships438%$107,456$2,499
Student loan aid30054%$1,486,586$4,955
Federal student loans29753%$1,437,246$4,839
Other student loans81%$49,340$6,168
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid11,91637%$10,376,527$5,416
Pell grants1,63231%$6,308,668$3,866
Federal student loans2,08240%$13,944,947$6,698
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2009-20102010-20112011-2012
Average net price$8,852$8,297$7,210
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2009-20102010-20112011-2012
$0 – $30,000$5,440$5,280$4,996
$30,001 – $48,000$7,970$7,754$7,164
$48,001 – $75,000$11,137$10,788$11,796
$75,001 – $110,000$12,873$12,975$13,301
$110,001 and more$12,873$13,124$13,383
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2012
Total enrollment6,048
Undergraduate enrollment5,982
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment305
Graduate enrollment66
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 45%
Part-time: 55%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 41%
Female: 59%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 1%
Black or African American: 5%
Hispanic/Latino: 10%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 81%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 77%
25 and over: 23%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 97%
Out-of-state: 3%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2011.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 0%
Part-time: 100%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 2%
Enrolled in some distance education: 18%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 80%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 100%
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2013
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,639696943
Percent admitted72%72%73%
Percent admitted who enrolled55%58%54%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2013 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT45670%
ACT15924%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading430520
SAT Math430530
SAT Writing410510
ACT Composite1723
ACT English1623
ACT Math1723
ACT Writing68
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 62%
Part-time students: 45%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2011 and Returned in Fall 2012
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 22 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2012.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2006
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 23%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
4-year: 3%
6-year: 14%
8-year: 17%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 17%
Female: 20%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2006 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 60%
Asian: 50%
Black or African American: 21%
Hispanic/Latino: 24%
White: 18%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2006 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramAssociateBachelorMasterUndergraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General-16--
Category total-16--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General--26-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other1070--
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General-14--
Management Information Systems and Services, Other16--2
Operations Management and Supervision1920-22
Category total451042624
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric-10--
Category total-10--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other-13--
Category total-13--
Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching-7--
Education, General--0-
Elementary Education and Teaching-37--
Secondary Education and Teaching-6--
Category total-500-
Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering-0--
Engineering, General0---
Mechanical Engineering-11--
Category total011--
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD0---
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician819--
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician5---
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician26---
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other-29--
Industrial Technology/Technician0---
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other99--
Quality Control Technology/Technician---1
Category total4857-1
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General-12--
Category total-12--
Health Professions and Related Programs
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse1659--
Category total1659--
History
History, Other-1--
Category total-1--
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies-63--
Category total-63--
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General0---
Category total0---
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Behavioral Sciences-27--
Biological and Physical Sciences0---
Category total027--
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General0---
Physics, General0---
Category total0---
Psychology
Psychology, General-3--
Category total-3--
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work-14--
Category total-14--
Grand total1094402625
2012-2013 Varsity Athletes
NAIA Division II MenWomen
Baseball29
Basketball14
Golf6
Softball17
Volleyball13
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission (!)1/1/1971 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools10/21/2006 -  Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs(!)10/1/1968 -  Accredited
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program2/1/2006 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations002
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault010
Burglary782
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year20102009
Default rate16.5%10.6%
Number in default13891
Number in repayment834856
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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