Affordability and Accessibility

Purdue has set a national standard for prioritizing student affordability and accessibility. Scroll down to learn more about the University's achievements in this area.

Earn early by doing your degree in 3 years through the College of Liberal Arts.

Degree in 3

Purdue’s latest value-added initiative — bachelor of arts degrees in three years — gives students a new, money-saving educational option.

Three-year degrees are available in more than 20 majors within the College of Liberal Arts, enabling students to avoid a fourth year of tuition, fees and housing costs, and start earning and saving money one year sooner than most of their peers.

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Back a Boiler available to sophomores starting in 2017

Back a Boiler expands

Purdue’s unique program, Back a Boiler – ISA Fund, has just expanded. Beginning immediately, all students who will be sophomores, juniors or seniors in the coming academic year qualify to apply for funds. The program offers students an alternative to traditional private or Parent PLUS loans by providing money that they pay back based on what they earn after graduation.

The bottom line: funding for school that doesn’t accrue interest. For more information visit or call the Purdue Division of Financial Aid at 765-494-5050. To apply, create an account at Applications are accepted year-round.

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