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Best Values in Colleges

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Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)


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Purdue University is ranked 40 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 71%
Applicants who took ACT 52%

SAT Verbal Score

700+7%
600-69928%
600+35%

SAT Math Score

700+21%
600-69939%
600+60%

ACT Score

30-3627%
24-2952%
24+79%

Students applied30,903
Students admitted18,951
Admission rate61%

Students per faculty14

4-year graduation rate40%
6-year graduation rate70%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$9,208
Fees$784
Room and board$10,590
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$21,782

Cost after need-based aid$10,962
Cost after non-need-based aid$15,440

Average debt at graduation$27,798

Out of State

Tuition$28,010
Fees$784
Room and board$10,590
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$40,584

Cost after need-based aid$29,764
Cost after non-need-based aid$34,242

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met85%
Average need-based aid$10,820
Average non-need-based aid$6,342

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment30,147

Full-Time

Men16,575
Women12,164

Part-Time

Men727
Women681

Freshmen retained91%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2013 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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