|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||4%|
|Student to faculty ratio||12:1|
|Dormitory capacity||13,021 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Purdue University-Main Campus is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 49,007 applications and 27,427 students were granted admission. Purdue University-Main Campus is at the #54 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 59% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 66% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1070 to 1320|
|ACT||25 to 31|
Purdue University-Main Campus charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $28,010 and in-state students paid $9,208.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 65% of Purdue University-Main Campus's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 17% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,342 (which is 2% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Purdue University-Main Campus in 2016-2017, was 2,301, which is 33% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,173 (which is 2.4% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Purdue University-Main Campus has enrolled a total of 41,513 students (35,884 students full-time and 5,629 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 41,513 students, 1,074 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 58% men and 42% women and 31,105 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 10,408 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 2,108 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 22%
Black/African American: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Two or more races: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Purdue University-Main Campus.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||9%||1,685||0|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||9%||1,602||0|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||7%||1,263||0|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||5%||945||0|
|Transportation And Materials Moving||3%||471||0|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||2%||384||0|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||2%||284|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Purdue University-Main Campus full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Purdue University-Main Campus graduates 6 years after enrollment is $71,800. Last year, out of the total 1,307 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,216 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,543 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,373 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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