Rank: 37

Purdue University-Main Campus

West Lafayette, INwww.purdue.edu
Median SAT/ACT
1210/27
Enrollment
31,838
Purdue is a major public university with nearly 39,000 students, including more than 29,000 undergraduates. The majority of its students come from Indiana, but about a quarter come from other states and nearly 20% from other countries.Purdue is especially well known for its engineering and agriculture programs, but undergraduates have some 200 different majors to choose from. Because of the...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$24,300
% of students who get any grants
51%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$12,600
Average price for low-income students
$4,400
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
66%
% of need met
86%
% of students who get merit* grants
12%
Average merit grant
$6,600
student success
Graduation rate
75%
Average time to a degree
4.4 years
Average student debt
$19,500
Average salary within 5 years
$57,800
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
32%
admissions
Acceptance rate
59%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1210/27
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
rolling

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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Overall, my experience at this school has been great! The activities offered are all thought out and magnificent. The people here are so diverse, that I've met people from New Zealand, Iceland, China, Germany, Brazil, and England all without having to leave the state of Indiana. I wouldn't claim it...
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I love Purdue for its rigorous courses and many opportunities to succeed. I am constantly challenged day by day in each of my courses, which helps me to learn more and become a better problem solver. Purdue also offers many resources for help in classes such as the Academic Success...
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Purdue gave me a bigger and brighter outlook of what the college experience should be like. As a transfer, I felt immediately accepted among my peers. With such a diverse population from around the world, many of the kids are away from family and friends 3/4 out of the year....
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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