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Our Commitment to Social Justice

My promise to you is that we will listen, and we will do better. I ask that you help us. It has been a long time since I was a graduate student, but I do remember the joys and struggles. My job is to advocate for you. I promise I will do that.

- Dr. Linda Mason, Dean of The Graduate School

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Big Ten+ Graduate School Exposition

November 7-8, 2021

November 7-8, 2021 Come explore your options during the 17th annual Big Ten+ Graduate School Expo! This virtual event for all majors features 100+ top-ranked institutions, including Purdue, the Big Ten, and other notable institutions. Beyond the graduate fair, attendees will benefit from a host of useful resources, including workshops/webinars, virtual open-houses, articles, and student tips for success related to the graduate school application process. There is no cost to attend. To register, visit the Grad Expo event site.

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Students and Scholars: By the numbers


Graduate Students

Master's students
Doctoral students
International students from 112 countries
Underrepresented minority students
Graduate professional, certificate, and non-degree students
Postdoctoral scholars

Graduate Student Support

No one takes a giant leap alone. The Graduate School provides a range of services, programs, and events to support the whole person—to empower graduate students to address the complex challenges of the day and build a better tomorrow together.

Empowering Students

Connecting Students

Transforming Students

Seeking funding? Apply for travel, small research, or childcare grants or get help writing grant proposals and fellowship applications. Not finding the right fit? Earn a degree from one of our interdisciplinary graduate programs. Students facing a sticky situation can consult with our Office of Graduate Assistance.

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