Purdue University

Men's MCLA Contact: Dan Sahm
10 / 10
33,735 Undergrads / 44,474 Students
2 / 10
$11,898 Net Price
7 / 10
58% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 1

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Small

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
13 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
55% / 81%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most road trips for the Boilermakers take place in the Midwest against teams like Michigan State, Illinois State, Indiana University, and Miami University of Ohio. They also travel South to play University of Tennessee and University of Kentucky.

Recruit Commits
Seth Slabach Northridge Middlebury, IN Mid, Att
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Hovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, IN, 47907, West Lafayette, IN, 47907 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Indianapolis Indiana Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Lafayette Indiana Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Fort Wayne Indiana Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Cincinnati Area
  • Greater Detroit Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Houston Texas Area
  • Greater Boston Area
Where Grads Work
  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • Cummins Inc.
  • IBM
  • General Motors
  • Boeing
  • Intel Corporation
  • Caterpillar Inc.
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Microsoft
  • Delphi
  • Ivy Tech Community College
  • Procter & Gamble
  • United States Air Force
  • Cisco
What Grads Do
  • Engineering
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Research
  • Information Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Program and Project Management
  • Healthcare Services
  • Consulting
  • Finance
  • Support
  • Marketing
  • Media and Communication
  • Arts and Design
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
520 - 630
590 - 730
1140 - 1360
24 - 33
25 - 32
25 - 32

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 520 - 630 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 53,722 32,795 20,927
% Admitted 58% 53% 66%
% Admits That Enroll 27% 28% 26%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.74
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Health Professions (33%)
    Business (19%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (11%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (7%)
    Communication & Journalism (6%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (5%)
    Psychology (4%)
    Social Sciences (4%)
    English Language & Literature (3%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (2%)
    Education (2%)
    Foreign Languages (1%)
    History (1%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    Physical Sciences (1%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences
    Natural Resources & Conservation
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$9,992 $28,804
    Books & Supplies$1,160 $1,160
    Cost of Living$10,030 $10,030
    Personal Expenses$1,640 $1,640
    Sticker Price$22,822 $41,834

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    69% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship50%$10,524
    Federal Grants18%$5,528
    Pell Grants17%$4,503
    Other Federal14%$1,842
    State & Local Grants15%$7,272
    Institutional Grants48%$6,761
    Student Loans34%$7,894
    Federal Loans32%$5,134
    Other Loans13%$7,917

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $2.34 Billion $52,547

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $20,428.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $17,250 $217

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 2.5%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 7,840 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $55,100

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 3.94 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 55% of students graduate on time.

    Team Social
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 16 13
    Fondling 11 8
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 2 -
    Aggravated Assault 4 2
    Burglary 15 8
    Motor Vehicle Theft 8 -
    Arson 3 1

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, with medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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