Parents' Perspectives

"Purdue has been a perfect fit for our daughter - the right amount of work and play. She has felt at home there since her first tour and is receiving a fabulous education. The opportunities afforded her to pursue her chosen profession [mechanical engineering] are exceptional. Being a part of the Purdue Student Engineering Foundation organization gives her a place to interact with others in the field." - Pam and Will Wilkinson, Parents of Marykathryn Wilkinson, Phoenix, Arizona

"It always amazes me how comfortable we feel about sending Dennis to Purdue, which is 800 miles from home with no friends and relatives nearby. We were really impressed with the campus, the town, and especially the friendly people during our visit for admitted students. In fact, Dennis made his decision of attending the school in the Student Union during that visit. It's a pivotal moment. We were so happy for him and extremely supportive of him. He is doing well at school and enjoys his college life. He has grown to be more independent and we believe he is going to have a great future."- Stephen and Polly Chu, Parents of Dennis Chu, Middletown, New Jersey

Purdue Parent Testimonial

Mark Tomczak, father of a chemical engineering student, speaks about his experience as a Purdue parent.

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