Purdue University Main Campus

Overview

Student Population
44,474
National Rank
#145
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
Level of Study 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 53,722 prospective students applied, and 31,146 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 8,491 enrolled in the school.  38,395 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 6,079 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $9,208 plus fees of $784. Purdue is ranked 145 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Exceptional 
Purdue University Main Campus overview
SAT 1180/1410
ACT 25/32
GPA 3.7
Applications Accepted
58% 
Purdue University Main Campus overview
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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.