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AddressHovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2040
Phone765-494-4600
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School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Purdue University-Main Campus Campus, West Lafayette, IN
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2021 Tuition & Fees and 2022 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2021 tuition and fees of Purdue University-Main Campus are $9,992 for in-state students and $28,794 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2021 tuition and fees are $9,992 for in-state students and $28,794 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2022 tuition & fees are $9,992 for Indiana residents and $28,794 for out-of-state students based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2022 graduate school tuition & fees are $9,992 for Indiana residents and $28,794 for out-of-state students.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $62,200. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Computer Science program shows the highest salary with $84,800 after graduating.
2020-21 Tuition & Fees2021-22 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$9,992$28,794
Graduate$9,992$28,794
*Updated with 2021 tuition data: source: NCES (National Center for Education Statistics)
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$9,992$28,794
Graduate$9,992$28,794
The estimation for 2021-2022 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2021 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at Purdue University-Main Campus is 60% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 25%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 1,315.
The average graduation rate is 82%. Total 44,474 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2021 Key Academics Statistics at PU
Admission Stats »60% Acceptance Rate / 25% Yield
Test Scores »1,315 SAT / 29 ACT
Graduation Rate »82%
Retention Rate92%(full-time), 76% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio7.69% (13 to 1)
Student Population »44,474 (33,735 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$9,844
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$62,200
Average Salary by Field of Study$24,200 - $84,800

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Purdue University-Main Campus offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at PU
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
PU provides several student services including academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at PU
Remedial servicesNo
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenYes
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of Purdue University-Main Campus. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 14,213. It also offers separate board/meal plans and the annual cost is $5,398.
PU Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeYes
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity14,213



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