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Purdue in Elkhart County

Elkhart County

Alumni and Students

  • Purdue alumni: 2,264
  • Purdue employees (living or working): 120
  • Students enrolled at Purdue(fall 2013 all campuses): 602
  • Nearest Statewide Technology site(s): South Bend

Purdue’s Technical Assistance Program

  • Employers served: 25
  • Employees trained: 322
  • Created/retained jobs: 53
  • New capital investments: $1,172,000
  • Cost savings: $47,000
  • Nearest TAP office(s): South Bend

Purdue Extension

  • Purdue Extension direct contacts: 8,871
  • 4-H community club enrollment: 3766

  • Local Extension office: Goshen

P-12 Partnerships

  • Student teaching placements: Elkhart, Goshen

Research and Innovation

  • Nearest Purdue Research Park(s): Merrillville
  • Number of companies: 39
  • Combined employment: 715
  • Average annual salary: $64,950
  • Nearest Purdue Agricultural Park(s): Columbia City

(Data compiled fall 2013)