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Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN

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Overview

Purdue University is a University institution located in West Lafayette, IN, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 475 Stadium Mall Drive
Schleman Hall
West Lafayette, IN  47907-2050
United States
Contact Ms. Kristina M. Wong Davis
Vice Provost for Enrollment Management
Email: admissions@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-9116
Fax: 765-494-0544

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Business And Management, General Checkmark
Agricultural Communication/journalism Checkmark
Agricultural Economics Checkmark
Agricultural Mechanization, General Checkmark
Agriculture, General Checkmark
Agroecology And Sustainable Agriculture Checkmark
Agronomy And Crop Science Checkmark
Animal Sciences, General Checkmark
Farm/farm And Ranch Management Checkmark
Food Science Checkmark
Horticultural Science Checkmark
Soil Science And Agronomy, General Checkmark
Turf And Turfgrass Management Checkmark
Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Landscape Architecture Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
Italian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
Cell/cellular And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Ecology And Evolutionary Biology Checkmark
Entomology Checkmark
Genetics, General Checkmark
Microbiology And Immunology Checkmark
Neurobiology And Anatomy Checkmark
Plant Genetics Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Financial Planning And Services Checkmark
Hotel/motel Administration/management Checkmark
Management Sciences And Quantitative Methods, Other Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Selling Skills And Sales Operations Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, General Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Graphics Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Teacher Education Checkmark
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Learning Sciences Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, Other Checkmark
Technology Teacher Education/industrial Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Aerospace, Aeronautical, And Astronautical/space Engineering, General Checkmark
Agricultural Engineering Checkmark
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Construction Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering, Other Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Materials Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Nuclear Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Aeronautical/aerospace Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Architectural Engineering Technologies/technicians Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic, And Communications Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/technicians, General Checkmark
Engineering/industrial Management Checkmark
Industrial Production Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
Industrial Technology/technician Checkmark
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Mechanical/mechanical Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Consumer Merchandising/retailing Management Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Comparative Literature Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Hispanic And Latin American Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Japanese Language And Literature Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Russian Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Audiology/audiologist And Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Dietetics/dietitian Checkmark
Health And Wellness, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Pharmaceutics And Drug Design Checkmark
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research And Clinical Nursing, Other Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Veterinary/animal Health Technology Checkmark Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics, General Checkmark
Computational And Applied Mathematics Checkmark
Financial Mathematics Checkmark
Mathematical Statistics And Probability Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Ancient Studies/civilization Checkmark
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Medieval And Renaissance Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Systems Science And Theory Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Fishing And Fisheries Sciences And Management Checkmark
Forestry, General Checkmark
Natural Resources/conservation, General Checkmark
Wood Science And Wood Products/pulp And Paper Technology/technician Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Jewish/judaic Studies Checkmark
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology, General Checkmark
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Experimental Psychology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology, General Checkmark
Airline/commercial/professional Pilot And Flight Crew Checkmark
Aviation/airway Management And Operations Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Industrial And Product Design Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Technical Theatre/theatre Design And Technology Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

57,279
Applied
38,457
Accepted
34,920
Enrolled
67%
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Female Admissions

22,040
Females Applied
16,262
Females Accepted
74%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

35,239
Males Applied
22,195
Males Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

60
Application Fee
3.67
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported December 12th Yes
Other early decision plan November 1st Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 634 590 690
SAT Math 666 600 740
ACT Composite 29 25 33

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,208
In-state
28,010
Out-of-state
9,208
In-district
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Fees

784
Full-time student fees
10,030
Room & board
4,860
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

13,586
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,939
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
2,884
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,060
Avg. Loan Aid
5,383
Avg. Grant Aid
12,536
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
77.6%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
32%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

34,920
Total Undergrad students
12%
International Students
46%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.97%
Black or African American 2.6%
White or Caucasian 62.99%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.09%
Asian 10.6%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 4.21%
Other 1.26%

Gender

Male (56.96%)
Female (43.04%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 36%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
B-Involved Fair, Purdue Dance Marathon and Industrial Roundtable

Student Services

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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
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Cooperative Housing
Most popular organizations:
Purdue Dance Marathon, Purdue Paint Crew, Purdue Student Union Board, Purdue Grand Prix Foundation and HTM Society

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 1 Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball No No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing No No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No Division 1 Checkmark
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

2,741
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 2,429
Part-time - 312
Male - 1,684
Female - 1,057
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