Non-Degree Seeking Students

Admission Requirements

All applicants must graduate from high school or have a GED.

Applicants who wish to take a course at the university without seeking a degree or following a regular plan of study can apply for admission as a non-degree student.

Non-Degree Student Webpage


Non-Degree Applicants

  • Can be high school seniors as well as adults.
  • Earn Purdue credit and establish a Purdue University academic record.
  • Can enroll in 1-7 credit hours each semester.
  • Must maintain a C or better in all courses to remain in the program
  • ARE NOT ELIGIBLE for federal or state financial aid including student loans.
  • May not exceed 18 credit hours without being formally admitted to a degree-seeking program.
  • Must complete the Purdue University Non-Degree application online for admission.
  • Pay a $60 nonrefundable application fee.
  • Submit an official transcript from the school/college last attended.