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 Purdue University-Main Campus

Purdue University-Main Campus - West Lafayette, IN

Hovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2040

General information:(765)494-4600
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Type:4-Year,Public
Awards offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Post-master's certificate
Award of less than 1 academic year
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:Suburb: Midsize
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:40,849(31,988 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:14 to 1
Admissions
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Financial Aid
Net Price Calculator
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army, Navy, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $8,638 $9,070 $9,478 -4%
Out-of-state $25,118 $26,622 $27,646 -4%
Books and supplies $1,220 $1,270 $1,330 -5%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $8,710 $9,120 $9,510 -4%
Other $2,070 $2,360 $2,430 -3%
Off Campus
Room and board $8,710 $9,120 $9,510 -4%
Other $2,070 $2,360 $2,430 -3%
Off Campus with Family
Other $3,380 $3,540 $3,620 -2%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $20,638 $21,820 $22,748 -5%
Off Campus $20,638 $21,820 $22,748 -5%
Off Campus with Family $13,238 $13,880 $14,428 -7%
Out-of-state
On Campus $37,118 $39,372 $40,916 -3%
Off Campus $37,118 $39,372 $40,916 -3%
Off Campus with Family $29,718 $31,432 $32,596 -3%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $8,893
In-state fees $585
Out-of-state tuition $27,061
Out-of-state fees $585
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $8,893
In-state fee $585
Out-of-state tuition $27,061
Out-of-state fees $585
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 4,475 69% --
Grant or scholarship aid 3,040 47% $28,098,833 $9,243
Federal grants 1,424 22% $7,826,841 $5,496
Pell grants 1,344 21% $5,400,476 $4,018
Other federal grants 1,329 21% $2,426,365 $1,826
State/local government grant or scholarships 989 15% $5,101,475 $5,158
Institutional grants or scholarships 2,807 43% $15,170,517 $5,405
Student loan aid 2,818 44% $18,259,565 $6,480
Federal student loans 2,789 43% $14,990,622 $5,375
Other student loans 554 9% $3,268,943 $5,901
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 16,053 50% $133,274,854 $8,302
Pell grants 7,183 22% $29,043,028 $4,043
Federal student loans 13,629 42% $89,663,183 $6,579

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price $10,620 $12,128 $12,534
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $5,523 $7,020 $6,980
$30,001 - $48,000 $7,335 $8,937 $8,960
$48,001 - $75,000 $12,579 $13,585 $14,139
$75,001 - $110,000 $16,506 $18,129 $18,996
$110,001 and more $17,352 $19,140 $19,983

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 40,849
Undergraduate enrollment 31,988
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 1,420
Graduate enrollment 8,861
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$50

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$60

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 29,721 17,069 12,652
Percent admitted 68% 66% 71%
Percent admitted who enrolled 66% 23% 23%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 4841 73%
ACT 3089 46%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 490 610
SAT Math 550 690
SAT Writing 500 610
ACT Composite 24 30
ACT English 23 30
ACT Math 24 31
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 81 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division I-AMenWomen
All Track Combined 91123
Baseball 35-
Basketball 1514
Football 107-
Golf 1211
Soccer -34
Softball -22
Swimming and Diving 3945
Tennis 108
Volleyball -15
Wrestling 31-

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission12/21/1985 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission10/28/1997 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission08/25/2005 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission12/21/1984 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission10/28/1997 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission09/21/1987 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission09/21/1987 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission12/21/1984 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission01/12/2009 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission01/01/1913 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Didactic Program in Dietetics

07/01/2008 Accredited
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics

01/01/1975 Accredited
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs

07/24/1939 Accredited
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education

Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) - Clinical training programs at the master's, doctoral, and postgraduate levels

01/31/2001 Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs

02/26/1948 Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs

10/04/2002 Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs

08/30/1971 - 05/01/2003Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Clinical doctoral program in Audiology

05/01/2002 Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs

08/30/1971 Accredited
American Veterinary Medical Association, Council on Education

Veterinary Medicine (VET) - Programs leading to a D.V.M. or D.M.V. degree

07/01/1975 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

09/29/2001 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

10/28/2006 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation

(ARTI) - Single Professional Program Accreditation in Industrial Design

10/01/2005 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation

Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1990 Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

01/01/1962 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession110
Drug law violations94125 87
Liquor law violations230206101
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 100
Drug law violations 374644
Liquor law violations 755647
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 753
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 411
Aggravated assault 342
Burglary 324128
Motor vehicle theft 424
Arson 102
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 521
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 100
Aggravated assault 210
Burglary 212723
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 002
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate2.8%
Number in default146
Number in repayment5,071

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00182500

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAssociate's degree Bachelor's degree Master's degree Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Post-master's certificate Award of less than 1 academic year Postbaccalaureate certificate Doctor's degree - professional practice
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences Colleges
Agricultural Business and Management, Other--10-----
Agricultural Economics-714612----
Agricultural Mechanization, General-29------
Agriculture, General4479------
Agronomy and Crop Science-2866----
Animal Sciences, General-115144----
Food Science-5145----
Horticultural Science-2055----
Category total443839532----
Architecture and Related Services Colleges
Landscape Architecture-29------
Category total-29------
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
African-American/Black Studies-5------
Category total-5------
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biochemistry-2915----
Biology/Biological Sciences, General-4924----
Botany/Plant Biology-1050----
Entomology-1075----
Category total-2072234----
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting-173---34--
Business Administration and Management, General-45534310-228--
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other0-------
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management-13887----
Management Information Systems and Services, Other6-------
Operations Management and Supervision82238---28--
Category total88100435117-290--
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Speech Communication and Rhetoric-2741815----
Category total-2741815----
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Graphics--10-----
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other-1258-----
Computer and Information Sciences, General-25117----
Category total-2136917----
Education Colleges
Agricultural Teacher Education-16------
Early Childhood Education and Teaching-7------
Education, General-2260334---
Elementary Education and Teaching-162------
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching-15116----
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education-784110----
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education2----2--
Category total24641124942--
Engineering Colleges
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering-15910515----
Agricultural Engineering-11513----
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering-62918----
Chemical Engineering-1371417----
Civil Engineering, General-2318124----
Computer Engineering, General-66------
Construction Engineering-30------
Electrical and Electronics Engineering-1728370----
Engineering, Other-22346----
Industrial Engineering-1312711----
Materials Engineering-51480---
Mechanical Engineering-264104351---
Nuclear Engineering-3898----
Category total-13984852251---
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician65-------
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician2116------
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician2678------
Engineering Technology, General--61-----
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other-21------
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD24114------
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other66127------
Robotics Technology/Technician510------
Category total18846661-----
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General-1724291---
Category total-16824291---
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Apparel and Textiles, General-175----
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General-79------
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General-858----
Human Development and Family Studies, General-7359----
Category total-4681722----
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General-3195----
Linguistics--25----
Category total-592110----
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist-61285---2
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist-7------
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other-1135----
Pharmacy-20101513--170
Public Health, General--5-----
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse-1346----6
Veterinary Medicine-------78
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General--17107---
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant3424------
Category total34391793520--256
History Colleges
History, General-110412----
Category total-110412----
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Humanities/Humanistic Studies-40------
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other-----4--
Category total-40---4--
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Mathematics, General-31112----
Statistics, General-13199---
Category total-22542219---
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians Colleges
Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician-2------
Category total-2------
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Biological and Physical Sciences-17------
Category total-17------
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Forestry, General-11910----
Natural Resources/Conservation, General-17------
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management-1------
Category total-58910----
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Philosophy-1237----
Category total-1237----
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General-84464----
Geology/Earth Science, General-26105----
Physics, General-52828----
Category total-1622297----
Psychology Colleges
Psychology, General-191816----
Category total-191816----
Social Sciences Colleges
Economics, General-99106----
Political Science and Government, General-11974----
Social Sciences, General-18------
Sociology-22917100-0-
Category total-46534200-0-
Transportation and Materials Moving Colleges
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General-137------
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations6512-----
Category total614212-----
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art/Art Studies, General-50-----
Design and Visual Communications, General-48------
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General-15------
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other--13-----
Category total-16313-----
Grand total0671501668352960256