PURDUE FAST START
AND THE KLINSKY SCHOLARS PROGRAM
Assured Admission. At Purdue University, we are empowering students to direct their own futures through the free Purdue Fast Start program, which makes higher education more affordable for Indiana students.
Many promising Indiana students will now have the opportunity to take their first steps toward a Purdue degree with the new Purdue Fast Start program. Purdue's partnership with Modern States, a philanthropy and online learning program for earning college credit, provides free courses and textbooks online plus vouchers to pay for credit bearing exams. Passing five courses, the corresponding CLEP exams, and meeting Purdue's standard admissions requirements assures admission into Purdue. This partnership will create new opportunities for Indiana students to take giant leaps in your education with a new pathway to Purdue University.
To earn admission into Purdue, Indiana students can take the Modern States online courses for free. Those who pass a minimum of five corresponding College Board CLEP exams and meet Purdue's standard admission requirements are assured admission to Purdue and designated as Klinsky Scholars.
Make a Purdue University education even more affordable:
- FREE ONLINE COURSES AND CORRESPONDING CLEP EXAMS THROUGH MODERN STATES, covering the entire cost of the Fast Start program
- Complete 5 courses + pass the CLEP exams (paid for by ModernStates.org) = 15 credits, a full semester’s worth of credit at Purdue, WHICH CAN SAVE A STUDENT $11,000
- Complete 10 courses + pass the CLEP exams (paid for by ModernStates.org) = 30 credits, freshman year for free at Purdue, WHICH CAN SAVE A STUDENT OVER $21,000