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Purdue in DeKalb County

DeKalb County

Alumni and Students

  • Purdue alumni: 1,131
  • Purdue employees (living or working): 97
  • Students enrolled at Purdue(fall 2013 all campuses): 686
  • Nearest Statewide Technology site(s): South Bend

Purdue’s Technical Assistance Program

  • Employers served: 20
  • Employees trained: 153
  • New capital investment: $150,000
  • Cost savings: $270,000
  • Nearest TAP office(s): Fort Wayne

Purdue Extension

  • Purdue Extension direct contacts: 10,452
  • 4-H community club enrollment: 550

  • Local Extension office: Aurora

P-12 Partnerships

  • Student teaching placements: Decatur County

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): Columbia City

(Data compiled fall 2013)