Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, IN 46805
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Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne is located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. This university was originally established in 1964 and has undergone many changes over time. It still serves many students in the area but has recently split into two separate entities. The health and medical wing of the university is now known as Indiana University Fort Wayne (IUFW) and no longer has the association with Purdue. Even so, this university is still recognized as an excellent place for students to receive an education. It offers many programs that will appeal to students who are on a nursing track.

The IUFW nursing program is definitely held in very high esteem. This program is committed to training the next generation of nurses as thoroughly as possible. The bachelor of science in nursing program is designed to give nurses the best education. They will be prepared for the rigors of being a professional nurse by participating in classroom simulations, as well as getting clinical experience. It gives nurses the solid foundation that they need to have continued success in the field of nursing. The nursing program of this school boasts 20,000 alumni across the world, making it a prevalent program that is among the most successful in the country. 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students10,414
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate58%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Certificate 0 0
Bachelor's degree 10 93
Master's degree 1 3
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 94.4%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
07/01/1969 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
12/01/1967 - 12/31/2012
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
02/01/2011 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
12/01/1979 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
09/22/2016 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
09/22/2016 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT970 to 1170
ACT18 to 25
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates $60

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$278/credit
In State Students$278/credit
Out of State Students$667/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$342/credit
In State Students$342/credit
Out of State Students$775/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $12,510 $12,510 $30,015
ADN 70 $19,460 $19,460 $46,690
BSN 125 $34,750 $34,750 $83,375
FNP 50 $17,100 $17,100 $38,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 87% of Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 44% $3,972
Other Federal Grant 2% $360
State Grant & Scholarships 41% $5,367
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 25% $4,175
Federal Student Loans 53% $4,398
Private Loans 7% $7,413


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$8,626
$30,001 to $48,000$8,884
$48,001 to $75,000$13,351
$75,001 to $110,000$16,025
Over $110,000$17,071

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Indiana state board of nursing.
Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne
2101 E Coliseum Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

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