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Additional Facts and Figures
Housing and Food Services

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Housing Capacity for 2001-02

Undergraduate Housing
Graduate Housing
Family Housing (Purdue Village)


  • The population of students living in Purdue’s residence halls is larger than 85% of the towns in the state of Indiana.
  • Purdue’s Housing operation is the fourth largest in the country and the largest with no live-in requirement for any students at any level in the University.
  • For the past 10 years, 82-85% of each entering class has been housed in one of Purdue’s housing options.
  • During the academic year 2000-01, University Residences served 3.2 million meals.
  • The Faculty Fellow program involves over 180 faculty and staff on a volunteer basis in the undergraduate residence halls, making it one of the largest faculty involvement programs in the country.
  • Over 6,400 residential life programs were offered to students housed in University Residences during the academic year 2000-01.
  • Purdue Village administers a language school program to 400 participants annually – the largest on campus and in the community.
What Students are Bringing to Campus

Graph: What Students are Bringing to Campus

Source: Housing and Food Services Business Office


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