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Purdue University-Main Campus

West Lafayette, Indiana
Cary Quad and Spitzer Court. credit: Huw Williams (Huwmanbeing)
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Overview
Public
29,309 Undergraduates
56% Admissions Rate
City: Small
Public
Region: Midwest
Size: Big
Doctoral
Purdue University-Main Campus
Hovde Hall of Administration
West Lafayette, Indiana
47907-2040
(765) 494-4600
www.purdue.edu
Location

West Lafayette is a city in Wabash Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States, about 65 miles northwest of the state capital of Indianapolis and 103 miles southeast of Chicago. West Lafayette is directly across the Wabash River from its sister city, Lafayette. As of the 2016 census estimate, its population was 45,872. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

96

restaurants score

Students
58%

Men

42%

Women

20

Average Age of Entering Students

971

New Transfer Students

Admissions
56%

Acceptance Rate

27%

Enrollment Yield

1070-1320

SAT Range

49,007

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$11,693

Typical Cost

$28,794

Out-Of-State (published)

$9,992

In-State (published)

65%

Recieve Financial Aid

83%

Have Loans

$19,500

Median Debt

Academics
12.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

Business Management And Administration

Top Major

Athletics
Football Conference:

Big Ten Conference

Basketball Conference:

Big Ten Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Big Ten Conference

Football Division:

1

Basketball Division:

1

Track Division:

1

Social
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