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Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 17,355
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 50%
Average Aid Amount $10,213
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 4,994
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 61%

Financial Aid Information at PU

For the academic year 2019-2020, a total of 17,355 students (50% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $10,213. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 4,994 students (61% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees at Purdue University-Main Campus is $9,992 for Indiana residents and $28,794 for out-of-state students, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2019-2020, a total of 17,355 students (50% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $10,213. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at Purdue University-Main Campus for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at Purdue University-Main Campus
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid17,35550%$10,213
Pell Grants5,30515%$4,650
Federal Student Loans9,71928%$5,948

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 4,994 beginning students (61% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 4,527 students (56% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at Purdue University-Main Campus.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at Purdue University-Main Campus
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid4,99461%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources3,40242%$10,778
Federal Grants1,17114%$4,879
Pell Grants1,16614%$4,612
Other Federal Grants83710%$401
State/Local Grants99212%$6,937
Institutional Grants3,27240%$7,357
Student Loans2,37129%$8,522
Federal Student Loans2,28028%$5,077
Other Student Loans4716%$18,323

Students Headcount by Living Status

For academic year 2019-2020, total 2,429 full-time beginning students have enrolled and attended Purdue University-Main Campus. Among them, 2,187 students have lived on campus and 85 students lived off campus (without family). Next table shows the students count by living status and years.
Student Headcount by Living Location/Setting at Purdue University-Main Campus
Living Status201720182019
Living On-Campus2,4112,2592,187
Living Off-Campus with Family1165872
Living Off-Campus without Family12411285

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level (Paying In-State Tuition)

Next table shows number of students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded any grant/scholarship by income level for academic year 2019-2020 . The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution.
Grants of Scholarship Aid Statistics By Income Level at Purdue University-Main Campus
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedTotal Amount Aid Awarded Average Amount Aid Awarded
All level2,0171,473$18,693,107$9,268
$0 - $30,000309309$5,144,826$16,650
$30,001 - $48,000315314$5,289,459$16,792
$48,001 - $75,000357354$5,067,779$14,195
$75,001 - $110,000359237$1,982,154$5,521
$110,001 or more677259$1,208,889$1,786