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A record 2,198 Students Studied Abroad in 2015-2016

A big bonus of being a Boilermaker: Global perspective

With Purdue’s 9,255 international students from 128 countries, and 925 faculty from 63 nations, getting a GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE is a big part of being a Boilermaker. A worldview is deliberately threaded into every class, but it also just happens here.

Purdue is proud to be ranked No. 4 for international student population among U.S. public universities — an often unsung but very rich benefit of being a student at Purdue. This ranking, by the Institute of International Education and the U.S. Department of State, was released in November 2016.  

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New center supports student-centric learning experiences

14 supplemental instruction sessions held in res halls each week

Transforming the global learning experience

The world gets smaller when it is well understood. Its economy, its environment, its challenges more clearly defined. More Purdue students think globally today. More of them lived and learned abroad in 2015-16 than ever. For some, it was for the summer, for others a semester or a year. A global focus is a wise focus. It leads to understanding. Understanding shrinks our world. 

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