Graduate Admissions Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost of attending Purdue?

For information about the cost of enrollment please go to Cost of Attending Purdue.

Do all admitted graduate students get funded?

No. Funding decisions are separate from admission decisions. The faculty reviewers decide whether or not an applicant would be acceptable for funding and are responsible for making any offers. You may contact those faculty members that you are interested in working with to discuss options.

Does the EEE graduate program require a GRE score to apply?

No. A GRE score is not required to apply.

Does the EEE gradate program require TOEFL/IELTS scores for international students?

There are multiple ways for non-native speakers to prove English language proficiency as required for admission to the Purdue Graduate School. These options include, but are not limited to, providing TOEFL/IELTS scores. 

How can I check the status of my application?

You can check the status of your application through the Purdue Graduate School online application portal. You will also be contacted by email to keep you updated on important developments regarding your application.

When do I send in a financial statement of support?

If you are accepted to Purdue University and you are an international applicant, there is information provided in your admission letter about the International Students and Scholars office. They handle all I-20 and visa issues. You will be provided links to the relevant forms to be filled out upon acceptance. No financial statements should be mailed to the CE Grad Office.

What are my housing options?

For on-campus housing options, visit For information about off-campus housing, visit: