Purdue in LaPorte County

LaPorte County

Alumni and Students

  • Purdue alumni: 5,887
  • Purdue employees (living or working): 808
  • Students enrolled at Purdue (fall 2013 all campuses): 2,127
  • Nearest Statewide Technology site(s): South Bend

Purdue’s Technical Assistance Program

  • Employers served: 9
  • Employees trained: 9
  • Nearest TAP office(s): Westville

Purdue Extension

  • Purdue Extension direct contacts: 17,273
  • 4-H community club enrollment: 1414
  • Local Extension office: LaGrange

P-12 Partnerships

  • Indiana Science Initiative Schools: Coolspring Elementary School, Edgewood Elementary School, Joy Elementary School, Knapp Elementary School, Lake Hills STEM Magnet Elementary School, Marsh Elementary School, Niemann Elementary School, Pine Elementary School, Springfield Elementary School, Rensselaer Middle School
  • Student teaching placements: Michigan City area

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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