Purdue University


Purdue University is home to some best minds on earth, located in West Lafayette, Indiana. It was founded in 1869 after a businessman named John Purdue, donated the land and money to establish a college of science and technology and agriculture. 

It is a high-ranking research university in disciplines from pharmacy to business to agriculture. Purdue University serves as the business incubator of more than 200 companies in Indiana. In addition, Institute has 900 student organizations and 18 intercollegiate sports teams.

The university's main campus in West Lafayette offers more than 200 undergraduate and over 70 master's and doctoral programs, including professional degrees in veterinary medicine, pharmacy, and Doctor of Nursing. Purdue University ranks among R1: Doctoral Universities with very high research activity. This Institute affiliates with 13 Nobel Laureates, 18 Olympic Medalists, 3 U.S. Governors, 2 heads of state and 2 astronauts. 


University proudly serves more than 39,000 students, including 8,562 students from around 126 countries. Students at Purdue University participate in more than 900 student organizations that cover various interests. One of the most notable clubs founded by Purdue students is Purdue Reamers Club. This club raises funds for scholarships for students.

Boiler Gold Rush (BGR) is a student organization which arranges Purdue's new student orientation program. The primary purpose of BGR is to ease the transition for incoming students from the college. BGR also organizes academic, safety, cultural and professional activities.

(ISS) Office of International Students and Scholars is established by Purdue University to internationalize the university. This office provides all the appropriate support and service to international students. This office seeks to enhance the cultural, academic, and social pursuits of scholars and students from all around the globe. ISS provide all the expert advice to international students regarding admissions, advising, and immigration.


University has on-campus housing facilities with 11,844 spaces available for bachelor's, masters and student families who decide to live on campus. About one-third of the undergraduate students on the West Lafayette campus live on campus. Around 16% of the undergraduate students are members of 20 sororities and 40 fraternities.

This institution operates seventeen separate residence halls for its students. There are about 4 different halls for female students. On-campus housing also offers 12 cooperative houses, which are governed by the Purdue Cooperative Council, which is led by university students who live in these houses. This collaborative system is more affordable than another type of housing. It costs on average 2900 USD annually with inclusive monthly rent from 250-625 USD. Students living in cooperative housing take an active role in sharing tasks and cooking all meals themselves. This saves the cost of hiring cleaning and cooking staff.


  • Nationally, Purdue University is ranked 48th by Times Higher Ranking.
  • CUWR World University Rankings this Institute was ranked 55.
  • By U.S. News & World Report Global University Ranking, Purdue University was ranked 127.
  • According to Times Higher Education World University Ranking, it was ranked in 2022.
  • QS University Ranking ranks Purdue 109th.


Purdue University
610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, United States

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