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Board of Trustees
J. Timothy McGinley, Chairman

President
France A. Córdova

Location and Homepage Address
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907
www.purdue.edu

Accreditation
The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Office of Admissions
(765) 494-1776 (Undergraduate)
admissions@purdue.edu

The Graduate School
gradinfo@purdue.edu

Academic Colleges/Schools
Agriculture
Consumer and Family Sciences
Education
Engineering
Liberal Arts
Management
Pharmacy, Nursing, and Health Sciences
Science
Technology
Veterinary Medicine

Headcount Enrollment Fall 2008  
Undergraduate
31,761
Graduate
7,427
Professional
902

Total
40,090


Students in Teacher Education Programs  
Fall 2008
2,033


Student Credit Hours and Number of Courses for 2007-08 (summer, fall, and spring data)
Student Credit Hours
1,133,720
Number of Courses Offered
More than 5,800


Degrees Awarded
AY
2007-08
Cumulative
(1874-75 to 2007-08)
Associate
458
23,792
Baccalaureate
5,940
276,740
Educational Specialist 1 257
Master's
1,326
67,747
Doctorate
600
23,267
Professional
240
5,573

Total
8,565
397,376
     


2007 Baccalaureate Graduates Remaining in Indiana One Year After Graduation
All Graduates
57.7%
Indiana Residents
81.6%


Total Living Alumni
Over 409,500


Student Organizations
Almost 850

Nineteen percent of the undergraduate students are members of the 48 fraternities and 30 sororities on campus.

Tuition and Fees for Academic Year 2008-09
Undergraduate Resident
$ 7,750
Undergraduate Nonresident
23,224
Graduate Resident
7,750
Graduate Nonresident
23,224


Average Total Cost of Attendance for Undergraduate Students in 2008-09
Residents
$18,820
Nonresidents
34,454



 
Predominant Rate for Room and Board in Student Housing (15 Meal Plan)
$7,572

 

2008-09 Students to Faculty Ratio
13.9 to 1


Faculty and Staff Headcount - Fall 2008
Faculty and Lecturers
2,743
Adjunct Faculty
295
Administrative and Professional Staff
3,717
Clerical and Service Staff
3,826
Extension Educators
292
Graduate Student Staff
4,601

Total
15,474

Distinguished & Named Faculty
150


Budgeted Revenues for 2008-09 (in millions)
State Appropriations
$ 316.0
Student Fees
472.9
Federal Appropriations
15.4
Gifts1, Grants, and Contracts
277.2
Facilities and Administrative Recovery
49.8
Interest and Other Revenue
30.2
Other Restricted Income
122.0
Auxiliary Enterprises
248.3
Student Aid
133.7

Total
$ 1,665.5


Sponsored Funding Awarded in 2007-08
(in millions)
$ 322.8


University Lands (in acres)
Main Campus
2,552
Purdue Research Park in W. Lafayette
725
Agricultural Land
14,517
Regional Campuses
1,144

Total
18,938

1The total amount of gifts received by Purdue University and its affiliated entities may be reviewed in Gift Giving by Category.


Source: Office of Institutional Research


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