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Rating

Public

Type

47,412

Students

$28,010

Tuition

60%

Acceptance

#26

Ranking

Small City

Campus Setting

West Lafayette, IN

Hovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2040

Rankings

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Cost

$28,794/Year
Above Average

Purdue University-Main Campus

$28,794

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$41,684/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$31,392/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

60%Acceptance
Less Selective

Purdue University-Main Campus

60%

National

69%
Sat

1190 - 1440

81% of students submit

Admissions Yield

25%

ACT

26 - 33

50% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$60

Students

35,481Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

8,451

Part-Time

27
Male

57%

In-state

83%

Female

43%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

3%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
5% Mechanical Engineering5% Computer Science4% Business Administration and Management, General86% Others

5% Mechanical Engineering

5% Computer Science

4% Business Administration and Management, General

86% Others

Mechanical Engineering

5%

550 Graduates

Computer Science

5%

507 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

4%

435 Graduates

Communication, General

4%

431 Graduates

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

4%

374 Graduates

Industrial Engineering

3%

332 Graduates

Education, General

3%

314 Graduates

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering

3%

309 Graduates

Academics

A+
Professors
StudentsProfessors13:113:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

13

Number of Library Books

950,167

Academic Spend per Student

$18,762

Full-time Retention Rate

91%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$44,800/Year

Purdue University-Main Campus

$44,800

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$44,800

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$55,100

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

69%