Purdue UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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West Lafayette, Indiana Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$9,992

Avg in-state tuition

$28,794

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Purdue University

Purdue University is a large public university located on an urban campus in West Lafayette, Indiana. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 45,500, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 60%. The university offers 145 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 82%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $9,992, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $28,794.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

60% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 60%

Retention Rate (High Retention Rate) 91%

Graduation Rate (High Graduation Rate) 82%

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

While test scores can be an important aspect of college applications, schools determine admission based on several factors, and these test scores are only a suggested range.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1190-1440

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 25-32

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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43%

Female Student Population

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

46k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

58%

Non-U.S. Citizen

20%

Asian

8%

Hispanic

5%

Black

3%

Two or more races

3%

Unknown

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

16% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

16%

State Grant Aid

13%

Institution Grant Aid

43%

Pell Grant

16%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,862
State Grant Aid $6,923
Institution Grant Aid $6,773
Pell Grant Aid $4,612
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.