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Purdue University

Location: West Lafayette, IN

Cost of Living Index: 83.8

Average apartment rent
within two miles of campus**: $1,081

Utility Index: 103.6

Sales Tax: 7.00%

* US national average is 100%.
** The data on average rents comes directly from competitively-rented (market-rate) large-scale multifamily properties (50+ units in size), in over 130 markets across the U.S. Apartment rent data was provided by Yardi Matrix, a RENTCafé sister company.
+ Figures are averaged from both West Lafayette & Lafayette.
++ Figures are averaged from both Urbana & Champaign.

Ernest C. Young Hall, Room 170 | 155  S. Grant Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2114 | 765-494-2600

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