Purdue University

Purdue University is located in West Lafayette, Indiana, USA. It was founded in 1869 and now has more than 39,000 students. The acronym for Purdue is PU. The college offers undergrad and graduate programs spanning 211 major study areas. They represent the second largest enrollment in the state of Indiana.

Among Purdue’s studies, engineering is critical, and their aeronautical engineering department has led to a link to NASA, which is the US agency for space exploration. 23 graduates of Purdue have gone on to become astronauts. 

University Profile

Ranking #89
University Name Purdue University
Acronym PU
Year Established 1869
Colors Old gold and black


Address 1088 Freehafer Hall, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States
Phone +1 (765) 494 4600
Fax +1 (765) 494-0544
Website Purdue University Website
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International Students Allowed Yes
Gender Men and Women
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