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Purdue in Benton County

Benton County

Alumni and Students

  • Purdue alumni: 648
  • Purdue employees (living or working): 310
  • Students enrolled at Purdue (fall 2013 all campuses): 91
  • Nearest Statewide Technology site(s): Lafayette

Purdue’s Technical Assistance Program

  • Nearest TAP office(s): West Lafayette

Purdue Extension

  • Purdue Extension direct contacts: 246
  • 4-H community club enrollment: 346

  • Local Extension office: Fowler

P-12 Partnerships

  • Indiana Science Initiative Schools: Benton Central Jr-Sr High School
  • Student teaching placements: Benton

Research and Innovation

  • Nearest Purdue Research Park(s): West Lafayette
  • Number of companies: 164
  • Combined employment: 3,557
  • Average annual salary: $62,739
  • Nearest Purdue Agricultural Park(s): Lafayette

(Data compiled fall 2013)