Graduate Program Overview

Purdue University Global is a four-years, public school located in West Lafayette, Indiana. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $9,530 for Indiana residents and $10,582 for out-of-state students. It offers fifty-one (51) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NamePurdue University Global
TypeFour-years, Public
Address2550 Northwestern Avenue, Suite 1100, West Lafayette, IN
Graduate School Students10,735 students
10,981 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$9,530
Student to Faculty27:1 (3.70%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 51 Graduate Programs
27 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 21 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Purdue University Global with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Indiana residents, the tuition & fees are $9,530 and $10,582 for non-Indiana residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $398 for Indiana residents and $442 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$398$442
Room & Board$5,130 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,730 (Off-Campus)
Off-Campus Total$17,389$18,441
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Purdue University Global offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 51 major areas - 27 Master's (27 online programs), 3 Doctorate (3 online programs), 15 Post-Bachelor'(15 online programs), 6 Post-Master'(6 online programs). 3,253 students have been conferred Master's degree and 2,924 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Computer and Information Sciences
Legal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Natural Resources and Conservation
Computer and Information Sciences
Legal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Legal Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 43,927 students enrolled in Purdue University Global including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 10,735 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 2,812 male and 7,923 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 6,339 full-time and 4,396 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 10,981 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students2,812
Women Students7,923
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students6,339
Part-time Students4,396
By race/ethnicity 5,845 White, 2,376 Black, and 554 Asian students are attending at Purdue University Global. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races303
25 students are younger than 22 and 4,100 students are older than 65. The school has 3,122 students aged between 22 and 30 and 3,734 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under25
40 & Over4,100
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Purdue University Global, 10,981 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 0 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment10,981
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses10,981
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses0
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses0
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses10,981
Indiana Resident1,445
Other State In U.S.9,446
Outside of U.S.90

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