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Purdue in Wabash County

Wabash County

Alumni and Students

  • Purdue alumni: 690
  • Purdue employees (living or working): 35
  • Students enrolled at Purdue (fall 2013 all campuses): 294
  • Nearest Statewide Technology site(s): Kokomo

Purdue’s Technical Assistance Program

  • Employers served: 8
  • Employees trained: 35
  • New capital investments: $55,000
  • Cost savings: $25,000
  • Nearest TAP office(s): Fort Wayne, South Bend

Purdue Extension

  • Purdue Extension direct contacts: 12,282
  • 4-H community club enrollment: 611

  • Local Extension office: Wabash

P-12 Partnerships

  • Indiana Science Initiative Schools: Northfield Jr-Sr High School, Southwood Jr- Sr High School

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)