Affordability and Accessibility

Purdue has set a national standard for prioritizing student affordability and accessibility. Scroll down to learn more about the University's achievements in this area.

Affordability works: Purdue student borrowing down 23% *Since 2012

Tackling student debt

Purdue is doing its part to reduce the massive amount of student debt in our country. Nationally, student debt has nearly tripled since 2006 — the 43 million Americans with student debt now share a nearly $1.3 trillion load.

Thanks in part to a series of measures that began with the launch of Purdue Moves in fall 2013, that picture looks dramatically different at Purdue.

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Purdue, Amazon team up to reduce textbook costs

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Largest incoming class since 2008 (3,518 from Indiana)

Purdue enrollment and retention up

Purdue welcomed its largest freshman class in recent history, up roughly 500 students from last fall. The percentage of Hoosier students has also increased over recent years, with this year’s class featuring the largest number of in-state students since 2010.

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Tuition frozen at 2013 levels through 2016-17 

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