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Purdue University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Educational access is the founding premise for Purdue University. Established in 1869 under the Morrill Act of 1862, the University is a land-grant, state-assisted institution with its main campus in West Lafayette, Indiana. Named for its benefactor John Purdue, the University has gained a global reputation for quality, affordable education and as one of the nation's leading research institutions. Consistently ranked among the elite nationally and world-wide in programs such as science, agriculture, engineering, and business, Purdue's educational repertoire now includes more than 500 undergraduate majors and specializations and 70 graduate programs while serving nearly 72,000 students system-wide. Purdue's main campus is comprised of 10 schools and colleges -- Agriculture, Education, Engineering, Health and Human Sciences, Liberal Arts, Management, Pharmacy, Science, Technology, and Veterinary Medicine, as well as a Graduate School that oversees all graduate programs. A dynamic and affordable Purdue education is preparing tomorrow's leaders for a changing world.
102
2014
=89
2015
92
2016
  • 64.50
    Overall Score
  • 74.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 70.8
    Employer Reputation
  • 30.2
    Faculty Student
  • 63.6
    Citations per Faculty
  • 96.1
    International Faculty
  • 77.4
    International Students
8
2014
=5
2015
=8
2016
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2017
  • 83.20
    Overall Score
  • 86
    Academic Reputation
  • 87.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 62.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 82.9
    H-index Citations
91-100
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 54.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 63.5
    Employer-Student Connections
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
3,094
International
1,211

Number of students

37,341
Postgraduate 22%
Undergraduate 78%

Number of international students

8,761
Postgraduate 39%
Undergraduate 61%
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