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

What Students Are Saying

4.26 Average Rating
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
Fairly easy to get accepted by the school, but definitely challenging, especially for Engineering students. You should be prepared to spend a lot of time doing homework, projects, and studying. The campus is very nice, but some of the dorms are very far away from the campus, which makes navigation pretty difficult in Indiana weather.
Iris from Brentwood, TN

Similar Colleges