Graduate Program Overview at Purdue University-Main Campus

Purdue University-Main Campus is a Public, 4 or more years school located in West Lafayette, Indiana. It offers graduate degrees as well as undergraduate degrees. For academic year 2017-2018 the graduate school tuition & fees are $9,992 for Indiana residents and $28,794 for other students in average.

Purdue University-Main Campus offers 189 graduate programs: 80 Master's, 78 Doctorate, 20 Post-Bachelor's, 11 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,879 students have been confered Master's degree and 959 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
Purdue University-Main Campus
School NamePurdue University-Main Campus
TypePublic, 4 or more years
AddressHovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, IN
Graduate School Students9,912
Tuition & Fees (2017-2018)In-State$9,992
Student to Faculty12:1 (8.33%)

2018 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

Next table and chart describe 2017-2018 graduate tuition & fees at Purdue University-Main Campus and costs trends last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Indiana resident, the tuition & fees are $9,992 and $28,794 for non-Indiana resident.
2018 COATuition Trends
Graduate School 2018 Tuition & Costs - Purdue University-Main Campus
Books & Supplies$1,160
Room & Board$10,030 (On-Campus) / $8,830 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$1,630 (On-Campus) / $1,630 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$22,812$41,614
Off-Campus Total$21,612$40,414
Graduate Tuition Changes (2014-2018) - Purdue University-Main Campus

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Purdue University-Main Campus offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 189 major areas - 236 Master's (53 online program), 222 Doctorate (9 online program), 60 Post-Bachelor'(3 online program), 33 Post-Master'. Next table summarises total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Next tables list each graduate program with offered degrees. 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 program.
Natural Resources And Conservation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Transportation And Materials Moving
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

At Purdue University-Main Campus, 40,472 students enrolled into graduate programs including in both undergraduate and graduate schools, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, total 9,912 students are enrolled into graduate programs. By gender, graduate schools have 5,776 male and 4,136 female students.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution - Purdue University-Main Campus
Men Students5,776
Women Students4,136
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution - Purdue University-Main Campus
Full-time Students6,348
Part-time Students3,564
By race/ethnicity 4,413 White, 298 Black, and 460 Asian students are attending at Purdue University-Main Campus. Detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution - Purdue University-Main Campus
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islnader
Two or more races150
314 students are younger than 22 and 718 students are older than 65. The school has 6,674 students aged between 22 and 30 and 2,206 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution - Purdue University-Main Campus
21 & Under314
40 & Over718
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, 1,612 students are enrolled exclusively in online cources and 304 students are enrolled in some online course.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution - Purdue University-Main Campus
Total Enrollment9,912
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,612
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses304
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses7,996
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location - Purdue University-Main Campus
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,612
Indiana Resident397
Other State In U.S.1,060
Outside of U.S.155

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