Overview

Student Population
42,699
National Rank
#146
Purdue University Main Campus overview
Location West Lafayette, Indiana
Online purdue.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Purdue University Main Campus overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in West Lafayette, Indiana, Purdue University Main Campus is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 49,354 prospective students applied, and 28,363 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 7,728 enrolled in the school.  36,719 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,980 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $9,208 plus fees of $784. Purdue is ranked 146 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Very High 
Purdue University Main Campus overview
SAT 1220/1430
ACT 25/31
GPA 3.7
Applications Accepted
57.5% 
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Annual Cost to Attend

Indiana Resident Tuition
$9,208
In State Costs for Purdue University Main Campus
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,160
Other Fees$784
Room and Board $10,030
Budget for Other Expenses$1,640
Total One Year Cost$22,822
Out of State Tuition
$28,010
Out of State Costs for Purdue University Main Campus
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,160
Other Fees$784
Room and Board $10,030
Budget for Other Expenses$1,640
Total One Year Cost$41,624

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$61,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
68% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Purdue University Main Campus students
Subject Percent of Class
Engineering 18%
Business 18%
Engineering Technology 8%
Work and Family Studies 6%
Education 6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=243780 IPEDS survey data for Purdue University Main Campus.