Student Population by Gender

Purdue University-Main Campus has a total of 44,474 enrolled students. By gender, 25,405 male and 19,069 female students (the male-female ratio is 57:43) are attending the school.
33,735 students have enrolled in undergraduate programs and 10,739 students joined graduate programs.
Total Student Enrolled By Gender
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total44,47433,73510,739
Men25,40519,4455,960
Women19,06914,2904,779

Student Distribution by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, 26,266 White, 1,312 Black, and 3,417 Asian students out of a total of 44,474 are attending at Purdue University-Main Campus. Comprehensive enrollment statistic data by race/ethnicity is shown in the next chart.
All Students Undergraduate Graduate
Student Race/Ethnicity Distribution (all students)
Student Race/Ethnicity Distribution (Undergraduate)
Student Race/Ethnicity Distribution (Graduate)

Transfer-in Students (Undergraduate)

Among 33,735 enrolled in undergraduate programs, 1,137 students have transferred-in from other institutions. The percentage of transfer-in students is 3.37%.1,004 students have transferred in as full-time status and 133 students transferred in as part-time status.
Transfer-in Students Population by Attendance Status

Student Age Distribution

All Students Undergraduate Graduate
By age category, 338 students are younger than 18 and 15 students are older than 65 at Purdue University-Main Campus. It has 36,074 students aged under 25 and 8,400 students aged 25 and over out of 44,474 total students.
Students Age Distribution by Gender
Students Age Distribution by Attendance Status
In undergraduate programs, 337 students are younger than 18 and 6 students are older than 65. PU has 32,552 undergraduate students aged under 25 and 1,183 students aged 25 and over.
Undergraduate Students Age Distribution by Gender
Undergraduate Students Age Distribution by Attendance Status
In graduate schools at PU, 1 students are younger than 18 and 9 students are older than 65. It has 3,522 graduate students aged under 25 and 7,217 students aged 25 and over.
Graduate Students Age Distribution by Gender
Graduate Students Age Distribution by Attendance Status

Online Classes (Distance Learning) Enrollment

Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially who want to continue education and work in field. At Purdue University-Main Campus, 2,597 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 6,641 students are enrolled in some online courses.
All StudentsEnrolled Exclusively Online Courses Enrolled in Some Online Courses
All Students44,4742,5976,641
Undergraduate33,7354416,218
Graduate10,7392,156423
Online Program Student Population

Student Location Enrolled Exclusively In Online Courses

707 students lived in Indiana or jurisdiction in which the school is located are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 1,890 students live in other State or outside of the United States.
Indiana ResidentsOther States in U.S. Outside of U.S.
All Students7071,771119
Undergraduate1692639
Graduate5381,508110
Student Location Enrolled Exclusively In Distance Learning Course

Members In B1G

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