Apply at Columbus

Want to attend in Columbus?
Applications submitted that indicated Purdue University - Main Campus can be switched to Purdue Polytechnic - Columbus. Complete the Application Change Form to update your application to reflect the Columbus location.

  • Fill out the identifiable information. If you do not know your PUID number, leave it blank.
  • Under "Requested Change" choose "Change the major/program of study for which you want to be considered."
  • Indicate in the FROM box which major and location you are requesting to change from.


  • Indicate in the TO box which major you are requesting to change to and be sure to include Columbus as the location.



All applicants to Purdue Polytechnic Institute Statewide locations must apply online for admission. 

To begin the application process, visit the Admissions Application site.

To apply to our location, you will have to:

  • Choose this location under “Campus”
  • Choose Polytechnic Institute for your “College, School or Program”
  • Choose your major

Other items needed for a complete application:

  • Official SAT or ACT scores, which must be sent directly from the testing agency
  • Official high school transcript, submitted electronically from your high school. If electronic submission is not possible, the transcript can be mailed to the Office of Admissions at West Lafayette, 475 Stadium Mall Dr, West Lafayette, IN 47907.
  • If you have a GED, then you must submit GED information and an official transcript from the high school you attended.

Note: Application will remain incomplete until all information is received.

To check application status:

Transfer Students:

  • You must mail official college transcript(s) from the institution(s) you attended.

Need help?