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Dual Credit Admission Criteria

Purdue evaluates applications holistically, which means everything in your file is taken into consideration.

Below are minimum criteria for admission to a Purdue dual-credit course. Students who are admitted to and complete Purdue dual-credit courses are not guaranteed admission to Purdue West Lafayette should they apply to be degree-seeking students in the future.

Minimum Admission Criteria for Dual-Credit Courses

  • Meet holistic admissions criteria for Purdue University
  • Completion of one year of high school biology with a grade of C or higher
  • Completion of one year of high school coursework in any combination of the following: chemistry, integrated chemistry-physics or physics with grades of C or higher
  • No Ds in academic subjects in high school; no Fs in any high school subjects
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale

Most students who enroll in a Purdue dual credit course are in their junior or senior year of high school. All enrollment criteria must be completed before enrolling in the course.

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