Purdue in Lake County

Lake County

Alumni and Students

  • Purdue alumni: 25,079
  • Purdue employees (living or working): 2,098
  • Students enrolled at Purdue (fall 2013 all campuses): 8,410
  • Nearest Statewide Technology site(s): South Bend

Purdue’s Technical Assistance Program

  • Employers served: 50
  • Employees trained: 262
  • Created/retained jobs: 2
  • Increased/retained sales: $100,000
  • New capital investments: $6,000
  • Cost savings: $1,000
  • Nearest TAP office(s): Westville

Purdue Extension

  • Purdue Extension direct contacts: 14,006
  • 4-H community club enrollment: 906
  • Local Extension office: LaPorte

P-12 Partnerships

  • Student teaching placements: School City of Hobart, School Town of Highland, Tri-Creek, Diocese of Gary, Hanover, School Town of Munster

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): Wanatah

(Data compiled fall 2013)

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