Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

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School information


Location: West Lafayette, IN / Online
Course Length: 1 hour - 4+ years
Price: $20 - $160,000
Programs: all (298)

About Purdue University

Purdue University is located in West Lafayette, IN, but also offers classes online. This school offers 8 programs which provide training for 6 qualifications , including Indiana Registered Nurse License, Indiana Teaching Certification and Indiana Special Education Certification. Time to complete this education training is 4+ years. When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "I paid for it myself".

Test Scores of admitted students

Average SAT score
1,059National average
SAT categories
SAT Critical Reading 570 - 670
SAT Math 580 - 710
Scores ranges are based on 25th and 75th percentiles. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Cost of attendance

Total cost of attending Purdue University including tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid
Average annual cost
per year
By family income level
Avg, ann. cost
$0 - $30,000 $5,019
$30,001 - $48,000 $5,639
$48,001 - $75,000 $9,071
$75,001 - $110,000 $16,730
$110,000+ $21,159
Net price is the amount a student pays to attend an institution for one academic year after subtracting a student's scholarships and grants. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.


Graduation rate and salary earned after graduation at Purdue University
Graduation rate
For first time, full-time students
Median Salary
10 years after graduationGraduation rate for rate for first-time, full-time students at four-year institutions (150% of expected time to completion). Median earnings of students working and not enrolled 10 years after entry. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Loans and student debt

Student debt after graduating from Purdue University
Median total debt
after graduation
Monthly loan payments
for 10-year loan
Students receiving federal loans
30% of all undergraduate students receiving a federal student loan
Median debt of completers. Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments. Percent of all undergraduate students receiving a federal student loan. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Popular degrees

These are the most popular categories of degrees awarded at Purdue University
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
More popular degrees
Health Professions and Related Programs 6%
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 5%
Social Sciences 4%
Education 3%
Mathematics and Statistics 3%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2%
Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Reviews about Purdue University

Top pros


Good teachers

Mentioned in 282 reviews

Positive environment

Mentioned in 235 reviews

Good career preparation

Mentioned in 233 reviews

Hands-on training

Mentioned in 173 reviews

Recent Reviews

Written by an Indeed User on January 12, 2022, 04:08 PM
Other Comments
Wonderful hybrid program with high standards of learning. Excellent preparation for clinical skills and for the certification exams. Highly recommend.
Overall Rating
Yes, I would recommend this program to a friend.
Written by an Indeed User on August 29, 2021, 11:07 AM
Other Comments
The program that I attended was a two day seminar. There were great speakers. A lot of knowledge that was shared within the two days was explained very well.
Commercial Chemical Applicator
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Yes, I would recommend this program to a friend.
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