Purdue University-North Central Campus
Westville, IN 46391-9542

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 6,092
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 14:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

50%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Purdue University-North Central Campus is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 2,975 applications and only 1,485 students were granted admission. Purdue University-North Central Campus is at the #48 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, 29% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 79% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT870 to 1050
ACT19 to 23

Application Fee

$25
Undergrad students
$60
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

Purdue University-North Central Campus charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $16,164 and in-state students paid $6,746.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$6,942
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$6,746
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$16,164
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 81% of Purdue University-North Central Campus's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 40% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,418 (which is 0.3% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Purdue University-North Central Campus in 2016-2017, was 259, which is 49% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,557 (which is 14.1% below the national average.)

$4,418
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$4,557
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
81%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Purdue University-North Central Campus has enrolled a total of 6,092 students (2,135 students full-time and 3,957 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 6,092 students, 146 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 39% men and 61% women and 6,064 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 28 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 151 students for distance studies.

6,092
Total Enrollment
146
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 76%

Hispanic: 14%

Black/African American: 5%

Asian: 2%

Two or more races: 2%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Purdue University-North Central 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
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 26% 438
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 14% 241
Health Professions And Related Programs 10% 164
Psychology 5% 90
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 5% 80
Education 4% 72
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 3% 56
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 3% 54
Engineering 3% 44
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 2% 38

Graduation & Dropout Rates

23%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

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-North Central Campus full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

9%
Still enrolled
68%
Dropout rate
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Transfered out

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.

Earnings After College

$28,800
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Purdue University-North Central Campus graduates 6 years after enrollment is $28,800. Last year, out of the total 1,180 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,038 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,268 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,090 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $28,800 $37,100
Employment Rate 88% 86%
Total Graduates 1,180 1,268

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Purdue University-North Central Campus.

Chicago State University
38.1 mile away
Lake Michigan College
43.9 mile away