Purdue University has an outstanding history of graduate student alumni that have achieved extraordinary accomplishments and successes throughout their careers and lives. Since its inception in 1929, the Graduate School has awarded more than 90,000 degrees.
Alumni make a difference both around the country and around the world. You can review this page to answer:
- Who are the top employers of Purdue Graduate School alumni?
- What areas of study did Purdue Graduate School alumni pursue?
- From where do Purdue Graduate School alumni come?
- Where do Purdue Graduate School alumni live?
Purdue Graduate School alumni benefit from Purdue's reputation as a premier institution, which helps launch them into exciting careers in their area of interest. Graduates from the Purdue University Graduate School enjoy exciting careers from some of the world's top employers*:
- American Airlines
- Bank of America
- Cummins Inc
- General Electric
- General Mills
- Intel Corporation
- Lockheed Martin
- Oracle Corporation
- Procter & Gamble
- Rolls Royce Allison
- Sandia National Laboratories
- Shell Oil
- United States Armed Forces
- Whirlpool Corporation
Purdue graduate students choose from over 70 highly ranked programs of study, including several innovative interdisciplinary options. Purdue University is organized into 10 academic colleges and schools, each with its own departments and areas of specialization.
Number of graduate alumni holding advanced degrees by college/school*
Click on the college or school name for more information about its programs of study.
|College or School||No. of Alumni|
|College of Engineering||25,308|
|College of Science||13,705|
|School of Management||11,910|
|College of Agriculture||7,942|
|College of Liberal Arts||7,931|
|College Health and Human Sciences||7,723|
|College of Education||7,235|
|College of Pharmacy||3,947|
|School of Veterinary Medicine||3,563|
|Purdue Polytechnic Institute||1,536|
Purdue students hail from all fifty states, nearly 130 countries, and 60 nations.
Purdue University ranks second in international enrollment among all public U.S. colleges and universities. View a world map from the Office of the Registrar to learn about Purdue alumni from all over the world.
Purdue Graduate School alumni are literally around the globe. Alumni live in all 50 states and more than 140 countries.
Top 20 states with the largest number of Purdue Graduate School alumni - with more than 1000 living alumni in each state*
- New York
- N. Carolina
- New Jersey
Top 15 international countries where Purdue Graduate School alumni live - with more than 100 living alumni in each country*
- Republic of Korea
- United Kingdom
*Information is self-reported by Purdue alumni.