50-50 Profile: Purdue University

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Purdue University-Main Campus -Public

West Lafayette, Indiana
40,472 (30,560 undergraduates)
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Full ride scholarship available

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2015-16 Accepted: 59%
4 Year Graduation Rate: 47%
5 Year Graduation Rate: 70%
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FINANCES

Total Expenses In-State: $23,032
Total Expenses Out-of-State: $41,834
Average Net Price 14-15: $11,643
Freshman Non-Federal Loans: 7%
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75th PERCENTILE TEST SCORES

SAT RW: 680
SAT Math: 720
ACT: 31
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COMMON DATA SET

Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 21%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: 19%
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 83%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 10.9%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $6,534

Class Schedule: Yes
Shows Class Capacity: Yes
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Athletics

NCAA D1, Big 10

Purdue University athletic teams

Reasons to consider Purdue University:

Honors College
Undergraduate Summer Research Program
Purdue Promise Student Leadership
Leadership Development Certificate Program?
Learning Communities
Center for Offshore and Energy Engineering
Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program
James F. Ackerman Center for Democratic Citizenship
Air Transport Institute for Environmental Sustainability (AirTIES)
Center on Religion and Chinese Society (CRCS)
Retail Institute
Equine Sports Medicine Center
Center for Education & Research in Information Assurance and Security
Center for Food Safety Engineering
Climate Change Research Center
Center for Global Soundscapes at PurdueSave

Honors College,
Undergraduate Summer Research Program,
Purdue Promise Student Leadership,
Leadership Development Certificate Program?,
Learning Communities,
Center for Offshore and Energy Engineering,
Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program,
James F. Ackerman Center for Democratic Citizenship,
Air Transport Institute for Environmental Sustainability (AirTIES),
Center on Religion and Chinese Society (CRCS),
Retail Institute,
Equine Sports Medicine Center,
Center for Education & Research in Information Assurance and Security,
Center for Food Safety Engineering,
Climate Change Research Center,
Center for Global Soundscapes at Purdue

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