Purdue University

country rank  11
world rank  13

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University Overview

Established in 1869, Purdue University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of West Lafayette (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Indiana. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Purdue University (PU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Purdue University (PU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 150 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym PU
Founded 1869
Motto Education, Research, Service
Colours Old gold and black

University Location

Address 1088 Freehafer Hall
West Lafayette (population range: 10,000-49,999)
47907-1088 Indiana
United States
T +1 (765) 494 4600
F +1 (765) 494 0544

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 475 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette 47907-2050
+1 (765) 494 1776

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Purdue University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET
  • American Chemical Society ACS

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Purdue University System (PUS)
  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA)
  • Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities (MUCIA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 11 September 2019