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Population Highlight
Total Enrollment 46,655
Undergraduate 35,706
Graduate 10,949
Men 26,714
Women 19,941

PU Student Population

There are 46,655 students including 35,706 undergraduate and 10,949 graduate students at Purdue University-Main Campus for academic year 2020-2021. By attending status, there are 39,660 full-time and 6,995 part-time students with gender distribution of 26,714 male and 19,941 female students. Purdue University-Main Campus is offering the distance learning opportunity (online degree program) and total 8,309 students have enrolled online program exclusively.

Student Gender Distribution

Purdue University-Main Campus has a total enrollment of 46,655 with a gender distribution of 57.26% male (26,714 students) and 42.74% female (19,941 students). There are 20,548 male and 15,158 female students in undergraduate school and 6,166 male and 4,783 female students are attending graduate school at Purdue University-Main Campus.
Student Population By Gender
Purdue University-Main Campus
TotalMenWomen
Total46,65526,71419,941
Undergraduate35,70620,54815,158
Graduate10,9496,1664,783
Full-time39,66022,79316,867
Part-time6,9953,9213,074
[Chart] Purdue University-Main Campus 2021 Gender Distribution of Enrollment

Enrollment by Attending Status

Purdue University-Main Campus has 39,660 full-time and 6,995 part-time students. In undergraduate school, 33,575 students are attending classes with full-time status, and 2,131 students are attending with part-time status. In graduate school, 6,085 students are full-time and 4,864 are part-time students.
Student Population By Attendance Status
Purdue University-Main Campus
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total46,65539,6606,995
Undergraduate35,70633,5752,131
Graduate10,9496,0854,864
Men26,71422,7933,921
Women19,94116,8673,074
[Chart] Purdue University-Main Campus Enrollment by Attending Status

Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

At Purdue University-Main Campus, 8,309 students have enrolled exclusively in online courses and 29,965 students have enrolled in some online courses out of total 46,655 students. In undergraduate schools, 31,677 students take at least one online course and in graduate schools, 6,597 students are attending some online courses.
2021 Distance Learning Enrollment
Purdue University-Main Campus
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total46,65535,70610,949
Online Exclusively8,3095,0743,235
In Some Online Classes29,96526,6033,362
Not In Online Classes8,3814,0294,352
[Chart] Purdue University-Main Campus Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

Race/Ethnicity Distribution

This section analyzes the student population by race/ethnicity at Purdue University-Main Campus. There are 59 American Indian/Native American, 27,571 White, 1,300 Black/African American, 4,365 Asian, 2,709 Hispanic, 30 Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and 1,331 students with other races.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
Purdue University-Main Campus
TotalMenWomen
Total46,65526,71419,941
American Indian/Native American592930
Asian4,3652,6471,718
Black/African American1,300632668
Hispanic2,7091,4541,255
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander302010
White27,57115,06512,506
Two More1,708923785
Race Un-Known754408346
[Chart] Purdue University-Main CampusRace/Ethnicity Distribution

Student Age Distribution

Next table and chart show the student enrollment by age distribution at Purdue University-Main Campus.
Age Distribution
Purdue University-Main Campus
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total46,65535,70610,949
Under 187,2687,2662
Age 18-1916,06215,97785
Age 20-2111,15910,1211,038
Age 22-244,9601,4983,462
Age 25-293,9874143,573
Age 30-341,5241821,342
Age 35-3972383640
Age 40-49681117564
Age 50-6427344229
Over 6418414
Age Un-Known000
[Chart] Purdue University-Main Campus 2021 Age Distribution of Enrollment