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Purdue University Self-Guided Tour

If you are planning a college visit to Purdue University then you have come to the right page. Purdue University, a large public university located in West Lafayette, Indiana, is known for their STEM programs especially aerospace and flight technology. Although a large-sized school, Purdue offers programs and classes that focus on discussion-based learning environments and group exercises. The athletic teams are called the Boilermakers and the athletic facilities were ranked #3 in the U.S. by Princeton Review.

Did you know the Big Ten Conference, established in 1895, was formed under the leadership of Purdue's President, James Smart? 


Best Cafe Near Purdue

Sweet Revolution Bake Shop

Purdue Places to Eat

Triple XXX Family Restaurant

Town & Gown Bistro


Purdue Notable Alumni

  • Neil Armstrong ('55) – Astronaut
  • Drew Brees ('00) – NFL Quarterback
  • Orville Redenbacher ('28) – Businessman
  • Ted Allen ('87) – Author
  • Matt Painter ('93) – Purdue University Basketball Coach
  • Kenneth Choi (**) – Actor


Purdue SAT

1315 *

Purdue ACT

29 *

Purdue Acceptance Rates

58% *

Purdue Total Costs

$22,782 (Resident) *

$41,544 (Non-Resident) *

* Purdue University Admissions and College Scorecard

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Contact info

Purdue Mall, Wabash Township, IN 47907, USA