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Start Early!

Get a head start on your engineering career with summer classes!

July 10 - August 14, 2020 (classes start on July 13, 2020)

Why wait to start your engineering degree? The best way to get ready for the fall is to start in the summer! As an engineering student you have the opportunity to take classes that directly transfer toward your degree!

Top 5 reasons to start engineering early:
  1. Get ahead on coursework
  2. You will lighten your academic load and open up space for other opportunities during the year
  3. Learn to navigate Purdue with fewer students and smaller classes
  4. Transition to college with less pressure
  5. Make friends doing group projects
  • Dedicated STAR day: June 8, 2020
  • Summer housing
  • Students pay regular summer tuition and fees
  • Financial aid and scholarships available to qualified students
For more details on courses, costs, and how to switch to early start click here.

Engineering Academic Boot Camp (ABC) with the Minority Engineering Program (MEP)

June 14 - July 17, 2020

What does it take to be a successful Purdue Engineering student? Want to meet other engineering students and get acclimated to the rigors of college without the grades? Students learn the tools and techniques to succeed by taking non-credit bearing courses in math, chemistry, physics, and programming. This program is focused to increase interest and representation of underrepresented minorities in engineering and is open to students of all ethnicities. 

Top 5 reasons to attend Engineering ABC:
  1. Form a community with other students before the first day of class
  2. Get introduced to campus, campus life, and campus resources
  3. Develop successful time management and study skills
  4. Learn about engineering by designing and building a go-kart from the ground up
  5. Participate in professional development activities and network with alums
To learn more, click here.

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