Purdue Online

Purdue intends to lead in educating all types of students online, whether traditional undergraduate students as part of their residential experience, midcareer students seeking advanced professional degrees, or non-traditional adult learners hoping to earn a college degree. The Purdue University family of schools and colleges provides several options to achieve a world-class education online. Our online learning and hybrid degree programs give access to outstanding faculty and top-quality curriculum in a convenient, flexible format.


  • Systematically develop a coordinated, unified system-wide portfolio of online offerings, including a one-stop-shop portal that matches learners with the programs that best meet their needs and points them to possibilities they may not even have considered.
  • Leverage the best and most successful instructional technologies with proven teaching pedagogies to become a premier provider of online education.
  • Recognize and respond quickly to new types of learners with novel solutions and educational opportunities that meet Purdue’s high standards and can be delivered at scale, while ensuring the success of every student pursuing part or all of their education online.