Purdue University-Main Campus

Acceptance Rate 53.00 %
SAT Average 1,330
2023 Tuition & Fees $28,794
Student Population 50,344
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $9,996

Academic Overview

Purdue University-Main Campus Campus, West Lafayette, IN
Purdue University-Main Campus is a public, four-years institute located in West Lafayette, Indiana. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $9,992 for Indiana residents and $28,794 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $9,992 for Indiana residents and $28,794 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 50,344 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 53.00% and the graduation rate is 83% last year.
The salary after graduation from Purdue University-Main Campus varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $62,200. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, PU's tuition & fees is $9,992 for Indiana residents and $28,794 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $9,992 for in-state students and $28,794 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
Indiana ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at PU. The acceptance rate of PU is 53.00% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 26.00%. The average graduation rate is 83% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,996 and 49% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 50,344 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Purdue University-Main Campus is 53.00 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Purdue University-Main Campus is 83 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Purdue University-Main Campus is 91 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Purdue University-Main Campus is 50,344
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Purdue University-Main Campus is 14 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,996 at Purdue University-Main Campus.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
AddressHovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2040
Online Applicationhttps://www.admissions.purdue.edu/apply/apply.php
Financial Aidhttps://www.purdue.edu/dfa/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.purdue.edu/dfa/cost/estimator.html
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.purdue.edu/registrar/currentStudents/residency/index.html
Disability Servicehttps://www.purdue.edu/drc/

Offered Degrees

PU offers 416 major programs through online and on-site education where 37 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Doctorate (Research)691
Doctorate (Practical)61
Less Than 12 Weeks Certificate30
Less Than 1 Year Certificate251
Post-Bachelor's Certificate6627
Post-Master's Certificate80

Special Learning Opportunities

Purdue University-Main Campus offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:15,597)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,398)

Veterans Benefits

Purdue University-Main Campus has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges