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About Purdue University-Main Campus

Purdue University-Main Campus is a Public, 4 years college located in West Lafayette, Indiana.
It has a total enrollment of 46,655 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. It is a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The acceptance rate at Purdue University-Main Campus is 67.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Purdue University-Main Campus is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
AddressHovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2040
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School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Purdue University-Main Campus is 67.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 25.00%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate67.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)25.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$60
Graduate Application Fees$60

Tuition & Fees

The tuition & fees at Purdue University-Main Campus, for academic year 2019-2020 is $9,992 for Indiana residents and $28,794 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, the 2020 tuition & fees are $9,992 for Indiana residents and $28,794 for out-of-students.
Indiana ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$9,992$28,794
Graduate Tuition & Fees$9,992$28,794

Student Population

At Purdue University-Main Campus, total 46,655 are attending classes. Among them, 8,309 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. PU has 35,706 students and the graduate school has 10,949 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students46,655
Undergraduate Students35,706
Graduate Students10,949
Online Enrollment8,309

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs379 Programs
Number of online programs29 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
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Weekend/Evening College
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