Estimated Cost of Attendance

The cost of attending Purdue varies depending on where you choose to live, travel expenses, food costs, enrollment in a specific program or college, and some other variables. Below are estimated costs for the 2020-21 academic year (two semesters at full-time enrollment in an undergraduate program; on-campus housing).

Tuition and fees are a direct cost and billed by the University. Books, Transportation, and Miscellaneous expenses are indirect costs that are not billed by Purdue. Housing and food is a direct cost for students living in a residence hall, and is an indirect cost for students living elsewhere.

TUITION AND FEE ESTIMATES

INDIANA RESIDENT

NONRESIDENT

INTERNATIONAL

Billed Expenses

Tuition/Fees*

$9,992

$28,794

$30,794

Room/Board

$10,030

$10,030

$10,030

SUBTOTAL

$20,022

$38,824

$40,824

Other Estimated Expenses

Books/Supplies

$1,000

$1,000

$1,000

Transportation

$250

$250**

$2,250

Miscellaneous

$1,510

$1,510

$1,510

SUBTOTAL

$2,760

$2,760

$4,770

ESTIMATED TOTAL

$22,782

$41,584

$45,584

 

 **Students that fly to their homes will have higher estimated transportation costs.

*Some programs have additional fees:

  • Computer Science - $2,050
  • Data Science - $2,050
  • Engineering - $2,050
  • Management - $1,436
  • Purdue Polytechnic - $572
  • Flight - Individual courses in this program have additional fees; please refer to the Bursar website or contact the department for specific flight course fees.
  • Honors College - $200

 

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