Fall Campus Visit Day for Purdue University Fort Wayne set a record today with 800 prospective students and family members on the campus of Purdue University Fort Wayne. That compares to 655 in attendance last year.  There were 302 students registered this year compared to 233 last year. This marks a 30% increase.

Students and their families were welcomed to the university by Chancellor Ron Elsenbaumer and then spent the day exploring what college life will be like by taking tours, meeting faculty and staff, signing up for financial aid, and getting questions answered at a resource fair.

For additional information, contact Nicole Hahn, at 260-481-4106 (office), 260-760-7409 (cell), or [email protected].

About Purdue University Fort Wayne

Purdue University Fort Wayne is the largest university in northeast Indiana. As a Metropolitan University, it is uniquely positioned to serve the region as a crossroads of intellectual, social, economic, and cultural advancement and to continue expanding its global reach through research, scholarship, and creative expression. Challenging academics are combined with a focus on student success across many prestigious degree programs, taught by 300 full-time faculty. More than 7,700 degree-seeking students of diverse ages, ethnicities, and nationalities pursue their education on the nearly 700-acre campus. Half of the students are first-generation college students, 17% are from underrepresented populations, and 74% of students receive some form of financial assistance to achieve their academic and career goals. A majority of the growing alumni network of 60,700 live and work in northeast Indiana, contributing to the region’s economy, vitality, and intellectual strength.