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Purdue University-Main Campus Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$21,648 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$9,208 tuition
$10,378 on campus room & board
$1,370 books
$692 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$40,450 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$28,010 tuition
$10,378 on campus room & board
$1,370 books
$692 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$6,163 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
64% of students receive aid
21% get federal aid ($5,004 avg)
13% get state aid ($5,723 avg)
41% get institn'l aid ($6,163 avg)
38% get loans ($6,707 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.65% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.55% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

$29,223,857
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $9,850 44%
Federal Grant Aid $5,004 21%
Pell Grants $4,063 19%
Other Federal Grants $2,139 11%
Institution Grant Aid $6,163 41%
State Grant Aid $5,723 13%
Student Loans $6,707 38%
Federal Loans $5,404 37%
Other Loans $6,280 8%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Purdue University-Main Campus offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
Hovde Hall of Administration
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2040
(765) 494-4600
http://www.purdue.edu/dfa/
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $348
Out of State $948

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Alyssa from New Lenox, IL
  • Mar-20-2014 I am a current student here

    Purdue is very expensive for anyone out of state, but for what you get by going there (good dorms, amazing food, a co-rec to work out at, etc), it is definitely worth every penny.

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  • 5
  • Devin from West Lafayette, IN
  • Mar-05-2014 I am a current student here

    For in state students Purdue is the way to go. It is almost as inexpensive as a smaller state college and you are receiving one of the greatest educations.

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