Purdue University-Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN, USA
4.26 Average Rating

Purdue University-West Lafayette is a public research university founded in 1869 and the main campus of the Purdue University System. Purdue is ranked #56 in National Universities while their highly regarded undergraduate engineering program ranks #8 in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report. Purdue is the #1 destination for international students pursuing STEM degrees according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security which contributes to the school’s large international student population.


Average Net Price
In-State Tuition
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Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
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Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 28
Average SAT Composite: 1231

What Students Are Saying

4.26 Average Rating
Purdue is basically a land of opportunity; you get out of it what you put in, and much, much more. More majors and minors than you can imagine, even more clubs and organizations--something for everyone! I love this school and campus to the bottom of my heart and would recommend it to anyone.
Marie from Goose Creek, SC
Purdue University provides a diverse, challenging, and fulfilling environment in which to learn and excel. The organizations and classes allow for student self-discovery while the professors and services provide guidance for reaching each individual's goals. This campus, overall, does a beautiful and effective job of creating well-rounded and prepared students.
Annadele from South Bend, IN

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