Purdue University

Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, and is the flagship university of the Purdue University system. The West Lafayette campus offers more than 200 majors for undergraduates, over 70 master’s and doctoral programs, and professional degrees in pharmacy and veterinary medicine.

Purdue offers both undergraduate and graduate programs in over 211 major areas of study, and is well known for its competitive engineering curricula. The university has also been highly influential in America's history of aviation, having established the first college credit offered in flight training, the first four-year bachelor's degree in aviation, and the first university airport (Purdue University Airport). Purdue's aviation technology program remains one of the most competitive aviation-specific programs in the world. Twenty-three Purdue graduates have gone on to become astronauts.

Purdue University routinely ranks highly in accredited national and world university rankings such as the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges and the QS World University Rankings for their distinguished academic programs. Purdue's engineering program has been ranked highly by both national and international ranking agencies. Purdue University's programs in engineering, education and business continue to be ranked among the best in the country in U.S. News & World Report's graduate school rankings.

Online Degrees at Purdue University
Through Purdue Extended Campus (PEC) students can earn an undergraduate degree, graduate degree or graduate certificate one of several fields of study. However, most of Purdues "online" degrees have an on-campus component that requires students to attend campus from time to time to meet with professors and other students.

Purdue Extended Campus offers non-traditional and online professional programs in agricultural economics, building construction, business, communication, economics, education, and technology. Graduate certificates are offered in various disciplines includeing statistics, signal processing, homeland security, nuclear pharmacy, biotechnology, communication management, heat transfer and noice control. Online undergraduate degrees are offered in veternariy technology.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (765) 494-4600
Address: Hovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2040
Institution Type: Public, 4-year or above
Size: Very Large ( 31,000+ undergrad, 8,800+ grad )
Award Levels: Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral
In-State Tuition $ 8,240
Out-of-State Tuition $ 24,735
Online Degrees Offered: YES
Student-to-Faculty Ration: 14 to 1
Website Address: www.purdue.edu
Majors and Degrees
Agriculture Operations and Sciences
Agricultural Business and Management
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Mechanization
Animal Sciences
Food Science
Horticultural Science
Architecture and Related Services
Landscape Architecture
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Botany Plant Biology
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management
Hospitality Administration Management
Hotel Motel Administration Management
Management Information Systems and Services
Operations Management and Supervision
Communication and Journalism
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Graphics
Computer and Information Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Agricultural Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Technology and Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Space Engineering
Agricultural Engineering
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Construction Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Aeronautical Aerospace Engineering Technology Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology Technician
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology Technician
Engineering Technology
Industrial Production Technologies Technicians
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting Cad Cadd
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies Technicians
Robotics Technology Technician
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
African-american Black Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences
Apparel and Textiles
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies
Human Development and Family Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures
Health Professions and Related Programs
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
Public Health
Registered Nursing Registered Nurse
Veterinary Animal Health Technology Technician and Veterinary Assistant
Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Sciences Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Humanities Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians
Avionics Maintenance Technology Technician
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences
Natural Resources and Conservation
Natural Resources Conservation
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Geology Earth Science
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government
Social Sciences
Transportation and Materials Moving
Aeronautics Aviation Aerospace Science and Technology
Aviation Airway Management and Operations
Visual and Performing Arts
Art Art Studies
Design and Visual Communications
Drama and Dramatics Theatre Arts
Dramatic Theatre Arts and Stagecraft
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