The Graduate School Advance to a Higher Degree

 

ADVANCE
TO A HIGHER DEGREE
AT PURDUE

1ST IN THE U.S.
TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER FOR UNIVERSITY WITHOUT A MEDICAL COLLEGE

1ST IN THE U.S.
HOSPITALITY & TOURISM MANAGEMENT GRADUATE PROGRAM

1ST IN THE U.S.
ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

1ST IN THE U.S.
STEM UNIVERSITY FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

2ND IN THE U.S.
AGRICULTURAL & BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING

3RD HIGHEST RETURN ON INVESTMENT KRANNERT MBA PROGRAM

4TH HIGHEST AMONG U.S. PUBLIC SCHOOLS INTERNATIONAL STUDENT POPULATION

8TH IN THE U.S.
OVERALL GRADUATE ENGINEERING PROGRAM

8TH IN THE WORLD AGRICULTURAL PROGRAM

9TH IN THE U.S. SCHOOL OF PHARMACY

14TH IN THE U.S.
COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

NAMED A BEST VALUE UNIVERSITY

80+
MASTER’S AND DOCTORAL PROGRAMS
DEDICATED
FACULTY

2 NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS
2 NATIONAL MEDAL OF SCIENCE LAUREATES
3 WORLD FOOD PRIZE LAUREATES
3 NATIONAL MEDAL OF TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION LAUREATES

Our world renowned faculty tackle complex global issues everyday. As a Purdue graduate student, our faculty will mentor you as you take the next step into your scholarly field.

IMPACTFUL
RESEARCH

32ND IN SPENDING ON RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

Purdue is a worldwide leader in discovery and innovation, and we’re just getting started. New investments in research are routine, like the recently announced one billion dollar development of Purdue’s campus.

CUTTING-EDGE
FACILITIES

400+ RESEARCH LABS
139 CENTERS AND INSTITUTES

Between Discovery Park, the Purdue Research Foundation, and our 139 research centers, Purdue is positioned to be a world-wide innovative leader now and well into the future.

And if you aren't in the lab, Purdue's 13 on-campus libraries offer millions of printed and electronic resources at your finger tips as well as study rooms, archives, and technology to help you research more effectively.

FINANCIAL
SUPPORT

70%+ OF FULL TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS RECEIVED FUNDING BY OR THROUGH THE UNIVERSITY


With a variety of assistantships and fellowships available through the graduate school and individual departments, it pays to be a Purdue graduate student.

ACTIVE
CAMPUS COMMUNITY

5 MAJOR CULTURAL CENTERS
NEARLY 1000 STUDENT CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS
BIG TEN ATHLETICS
HEALTHIEST COLLEGE IN THE BIG TEN (TIME)
10,408 GRADUATE STUDENTS
4,152 INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS FROM 124 COUNTRIES

You’ll find many opportunities to meet new people. With our graduate student organizations, convocations, cultural centers, recreation center, and Big Ten athletics, you'll never have a boring weekend.

Are you bringing family with you? Our research park is home to 100+ companies, 3,200 employees, a child care facility, and state-of-the-art fitness center.

VIBRANT COMMUNITY
& LOW COST OF LIVING

3RD SMARTEST CITY (LUMOSITY)
ONE OF THE LOWEST COSTS OF LIVING IN THE BIG TEN
FREE CITY BUS
60 MINUTES TO INDIANAPOLIS
2 HOURS TO CHICAGO

West Lafayette and Lafayette boast a wide array of entertainment, food, shopping, and businesses. With a cost-of-living 10% lower than the national average, you'll find plenty of affordable housing options.

The West Lafayette and Lafayette school corporations consistently rank very high in Indiana, and there are myriad cultural festivals and opportunities to take advantage of in the two cities.

OUTSTANDING
CAREER PREPARATION

3RD BEST CAREER SERVICES (COLLEGEMAGAZINE.COM)
4TH BEST IN PREPARING STUDENTS FOR THE WORKFORCE (WSJ)
8TH HIGHEST PRODUCER OF STARTUP TALENT AMONG U.S. PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS (TECH.CO)
340% MORE ON-CAMPUS JOB INTERVIEWS THAN ANY OTHER U.S. PUBLIC UNIVERSITY

Purdue offers professional development assistance before and after graduation. Our Center for Career Opportunities is nationally recognized. We have graduate student job fairs, and travel grants to get you to conferences across the country. And with an alumni network of over 450,000, your relationship with Purdue will extend long after graduation.

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