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Credit for PLTW Coursework in the Purdue Polytechnic
Students who enroll in majors in the following departments in the Purdue Polytechnic* may receive 3 to 12 hours of credit for PLTW coursework.
Details can be found here: https://polytechnic.purdue.edu/sites/default/files/files/Purdue%20PLTW%20Credit%20Info%202015.pdf
*The College of Engineering does not award credit for PLTW coursework
Connect Students to College and Career Opportunities
PLTW students have exclusive access to a variety of recognition opportunities including scholarships, preferred admission at colleges and universities, internships, industry connections, and other avenues to highlight their achievements.
College and University Partners
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) is an urban research and academic health sciences campus, with 22 schools and academic units granting degrees in more than 200 programs from both Indiana University and Purdue University. IUPUI was created in 1969 as a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, with IU as the managing partner. IUPUI is IU’s home campus for programs in medicine, law, dentistry, nursing, health and rehabilitation science, and social work and extends its program offerings through IUPU Columbus. With more than 29,000 students, IUPUI is the third-largest campus in the state of Indiana.
IUPUI offers college credit, 100-level Biology, to any high school student who applies and passes the national assessment at a stanine of 6 or higher and matriculate to IUPUI. Stanines of 6 or 7 will be qualified for a B, while stanines of 8 or 9 will qualifiy for an A.
There are three PLTW Biomedical Sciences IUPUI coursework certification track options at IUPUI. The cost to the student will be $25 per credit hour ($75 for the course).
To find more information, go to http://chem.iupui.edu/projectleadtheway.
IUPUI became a PLTW affiliate in 2007.
Rose-Human Institute of Technology
Rich traditions and many milestones mark the path from 1874 to the present. The Rose-Hulman community has woven the inspiration of visionary leaders through technological and social advancements, a legacy of faculty dedication, and commitment to excellence to educate generations of bright young minds.
With the help of generous alumni and foundations, the institute continues to develop in order to retain its vibrancy and relevance for the future. Our journey continues, but as it does, one factor will remain constant: We will always stay true to our roots.
Purdue University, a top public research institution, offers higher education at its highest proven value. Committed to student success, Purdue is changing the student experience with greater focus on faculty-student interaction and creative use of technology. Committed to pursuing scientific discoveries and engineered solutions, Purdue has streamlined pathways for faculty and student innovators who have a vision for moving the world forward.
At the West Lafayette campus, Purdue offers nearly 200 majors for undergraduates, more than 80 graduate programs, and professional degrees in pharmacy and veterinary medicine. In addition, students have access to 18 intercollegiate sports teams and nearly 1,000 student organizations.
The Purdue Polytechnic Institute is home to the Project Lead the Way affiliate. Several of the majors offered by the college accept Project Lead The Way credit. In addition, students who graduate from the Engineering/Technology Teacher Education program are automatically certified to teach Project Lead The Way classes.
Purdue University became a National Affiliate Training Center in 2001. Purdue is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
For more information regarding college credit opportunities, please visit the Affiliate link above.
Apply for PLTW Grant Opportunities Today!
The PLTW grant program, made possible through generous philanthropic gifts from partners, helps districts and schools across the country start new PLTW programs and expand their existing programs. To be considered for ongoing grant opportunities, PLTW invites you to submit your application today. PLTW accepts applications on a rolling basis, and once you’ve applied, your district or school will be considered for new opportunities as they become available.