Why choose Purdue University for your summer college experience?

We are Purdue

Purdue is ranked in the Top 10 in the United States, and is the best public institution within the State of Indiana (Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education). The Wall Street Journal also ranked Purdue 4th in Best Value.

Options to Fit Your Summer Schedule

We offer 4-week, 5-week, 8-week, and 12-week summer modules that can be completed online or at our West Lafayette campus.

12 Week 8 Week 5 Week 4 Week
Full Summer Module:
May 18 – August 7
First 8-Week Module:
May 18 – July 10
July 13 – August 14 Maymester:
May 18 – June 12
Second 8-Week Module:
June 15 – August 7
Second 4-week Module:
June 15 – July 10
Third 4-week module:
July 13 – August 7

Preparing Students for College

Taking college courses will help establish a solid foundation for transitioning to Purdue, but also wherever students choose to attend college. Students will be immersed in the college experience as they attend real Purdue courses alongside current students.

Affordability and Accessibility

Our land-grant mission starts from the premise that the life-changing benefits of higher education must be open to all who are ready and able to meet Purdue standards. Thus, multiple options are available to in-state and out-of-state students to fit your budget.

Return on Investment

Completing college credits during summer can help students in many majors graduate early, increasing your return on investment by up to $52,094.

  • Summer High School