Purdue in Porter County

Porter County

Alumni and Students

  • Purdue alumni: 9,743
  • Purdue employees (living or working): 605
  • Students enrolled at Purdue (fall 2013 all campuses): 3,191
  • Nearest Statewide Technology site(s): South Bend

Purdue’s Technical Assistance Program

  • Employers served: 12
  • Employees trained: 73
  • Created/retained jobs: 6
  • Increased/retained sales: $1,500,000
  • New capital investments: $335,000
  • Cost savings: $450,000
  • Nearest TAP office(s): Westville

Purdue Extension

  • Purdue Extension direct contacts: 2,289
  • 4-H community club enrollment: 945

  • Local Extension office: Valparaiso

P-12 Partnerships

  • Indiana Science Initiative Schools: St. Patrick School, Hebron Middle School
  • Student teaching placements: Portage, Valparaiso

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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