Worried about how to pay for your Purdue education? You don't have to be saddled with debt. There's a creative alternative.

To date, there are more than 1,600 contracts with students enrolled in Back a Boiler - ISA Fund who have received funding totaling over $17.9 million. All Purdue University colleges and over 150 majors are represented in the student participation. The top seven colleges represented are: Engineering, Polytechnic Institute, Health and Human Sciences, Science, Liberal Arts, Agriculture, and Krannert School of Management.


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Program Overview

Purdue's mission is to provide you with higher education at the highest proven value, with the goal to make you marketable as you enter the job market. The Back-A-Boiler ™ Income Share Agreement is an innovative option to make your prestigious Purdue degree more affordable by banking on yourself. Managed by the Purdue Research Foundation, the Back-A-Boiler ™ ISA is a contractual agreement in which you receive education funding in exchange for an agreed upon percentage of your post-graduation income over a defined number of years, with payments adjusted based on your salary.

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