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Purdue University-Main Campus

Purdue University-Main Campus

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Purdue University-Main Campus is a very large (over 20,000 students) public, 4 year or above school located in the Great Lakes region in a mid-size suburb. The highest degree offered is a Doctor's degree and the school is comprised of a high level of undergraduates. The most popular areas of study at Purdue University-Main Campus include: Business Administration and Management, General with 458 Bachelors awards; Business Administration and Management, General with 334 Masters awards; Mechanical Engineering with 282 Bachelors awards; Business Administration and Management, General with 255 Award < 1Yr awards; Communication and Media Studies with 228 Bachelors awards;. Purdue University-Main Campus is located at Hovde Hall of Administration in West Lafayette, IN 47907.

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Purdue University-Main Campus Facts


Purdue University-Main Campus is located at Hovde Hall of Administration in West Lafayette, IN 47907

Total Applicants: 31,124
Percent Admitted: 61%
Dorm Capacity: 11,779
Graduation Rate: 68%
Retention Rate: 90%
Undergrads Under 18: 1%
Undergrads Between 18 - 24: 93%
Undergrads Between 25 - 64: 6%

Purdue University-Main Campus telephone number: (765) 494-4600

Purdue University-Main Campus is also known as Purdue-West Lafayette, Purdue, PU, Purdue-WL

The highest degree offered is: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice


Purdue University-Main Campus Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees: $9,900
Total Cost In State: $23,468
Total Cost Out of State: $42,270


Admissions stats for Purdue University-Main Campus

You have a 61% chance to get into Purdue University-Main Campus.

Student Demographics at Purdue University-Main Campus
Purdue University-Main Campus Demographics
Totals: 9,884
     Males: 5,723 (58% of total)
     Females: 4,161 (42% of total)
Asians: 472
     Asian Males: 283 (3% of total)
     Asian Females: 189 (2% of total)
Blacks: 308
     Black Males: 157 (2% of total)
     Black Females: 151 (2% of total)
Hispanics: 260
     Hispanic Males: 147 (1% of total)
     Hispanic Females: 113 (1% of total)
Native Americans: 48
     Native American Males: 19 (0% of total)
     Native American Females: 29 (0% of total)
Hawaiians: 2
     Hawaiian Males: 1 (0% of total)
     Hawaiian Females: 1 (0% of total)
Mixed Race: 46
     Mixed Race Males: 24 (0% of total)
     Mixed Race Females: 22 (0% of total)
Whites: 6,968
     White Males: 3,964 (40% of total)
     White Females: 3,004 (30% of total)
Foreign Students: 1,607
     Foreign Males: 1,028 (10% of total)
     Foreign Females: 579 (6% of total)
Most Popular Majors at Purdue University-Main Campus
Area of Study  (degrees awarded)
Business Administration and Management, General
(458 Bachelors degrees)
Business Administration and Management, General
(334 Masters degrees)
Mechanical Engineering
(282 Bachelors degrees)
Business Administration and Management, General
(255 Award < 1Yr degrees)
Communication and Media Studies
(228 Bachelors degrees)
Communication, General
(228 Bachelors degrees)
Organizational Leadership
(220 Bachelors degrees)
Sociology
(212 Bachelors degrees)
Accounting
(191 Bachelors degrees)
Psychology, General
(181 Bachelors degrees)
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
(167 Bachelors degrees)
Civil Engineering, General
(166 Bachelors degrees)
Chemical Engineering
(163 Bachelors degrees)
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
(157 Bachelors degrees)
Pharmacy
(153 PhD professional practice degrees)
Industrial Engineering
(151 Bachelors degrees)
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
(141 Bachelors degrees)
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
(141 Bachelors degrees)
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
(138 Bachelors degrees)
Civil Engineering, General
(134 Masters degrees)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
(133 Bachelors degrees)
Elementary Education and Teaching
(125 Bachelors degrees)
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
(123 Bachelors degrees)
Animal Sciences, General
(121 Bachelors degrees)
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
(117 Bachelors degrees)
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
(117 Associates degrees)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
(116 Bachelors degrees)
Political Science and Government, General
(114 Bachelors degrees)
Computer Graphics
(112 Bachelors degrees)
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
(111 Bachelors degrees)
Purdue University-Main Campus Weather
Purdue University-Main Campus Avg Annual Weather
Average Temperature: 50.70 (Fahrenheit)
Average Precipitation: 39.06 (inches of rain)
Umbrella Days: 72.87 (days you might need an umbrella)
Average Snowfall: 21.39 (inches of snow)
Snow Days: 31.24 (days with 1 inch of snow on the ground)
Average Humidity: 72.66 (% humidity)
Average Windspeed: 18.37 (mph)
Add Your 2 Cents
What's the best feature of Purdue University-Main Campus?
 Online Course Options
 Big Party Atmosphere
 Manageable Workloads
 Hot Girls
 Off-Campus Housing Options
 Greek Life
 Low Off-Campus Dining Cost


   
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