School Overview

Purdue University-Main Campus is a Public, 4 years college located in West Lafayette, Indiana. PU ranked 68th in National Universities and 2nd in Indiana Colleges.
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. PU's acceptance rate is 68.81% last year (undergraduate school).
Purdue University-Main Campus is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
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AddressHovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2040
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School Category
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 68.81% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 25.13%. The application fees are $60 for undergraduate programs and $60 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate68.81 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)25.13 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$60
Graduate Application Fees$60

Tuition & Fees

PU's 2022 tuition & fees is $9,992 for Indiana residents and $28,794 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $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
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 46,655 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 8,309 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. PU has 35,706 undergraduate 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 programs416 Programs
Number of online programs37 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

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Academic/career counseling service
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Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
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