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Purdue University - Main

Purdue University - Main

Hovde Hall of Administration
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2040
(765) 494-4600

Founded in 1869, Purdue University-Main is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is located in the suburbs of West Lafayette, Indiana. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Indiana. It offers subjects such as architecture and information systems. Purdue offers 11 certificates, 13 associates level degrees, 80 bachelors level degrees, 54 degrees at the masters level, and 51 degrees at the doctoral level to students. 41,063 students sought degrees from the 92 programs at Purdue in 2010. Purdue is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Indiana.

Admission

In 2010, 30,707 students applied for admission to this research university. Purdue admitted two-thirds of the applicants or 19,960 students. 43% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 30,707 students applied for admission to this research university. Purdue admitted two-thirds of the applicants or 19,960 students. 43% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 65%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 65%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 65%

Student Demographics

Purdue had 41,063 students enrolled in 2010.

Student Demographics

Purdue had 41,063 students enrolled in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 24227
  • Total Enrolled Female: 16836
  • Undergraduate Male: 18982
  • Undergraduate Female: 13191
  • Graduate Male: 5334
  • Graduate Female: 3556

Faculty Demographics

It employs 2,784 teachers. 86% of teachers are full-time and 13% of faculty are part-time. Around 67% of teachers are male.

Faculty Demographics

It employs 2,784 teachers. 86% of teachers are full-time and 13% of faculty are part-time. Around 67% of teachers are male.

  • Male: 1869
  • Female: 915
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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