Purdue University

College of Science

Computer Science


Yue-Kong Pao Hall of Visual & Performing Arts

Krannert Center, Suite 104; 425 W. State Street

West Lafayette, IN 47907

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

Our graduate curriculum prepares students for research and teaching. Regular courses are complemented with seminar courses, which allow students to investigate areas on the cutting edge of research. Multidisciplinary activities that strengthen Around 190 graduate students are enrolled in our graduate program. The graduate faculty consists of 48 members committed to experimental as well as theoretical research. Research Areas: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Computational Science and Engineering, Databases, Data Mining, Distributed Systems, Graphics and Visualization, Information Retrieval, Information Security and Assurance, Machine Learning, Networking and Operating Systems, Programming Languages and Compilers, Software Engineering, Theory of Computing and Algorithms. The department and its research groups are committed to providing state-of-the-art computing facilities for research and instructional use.


Purdue University is an accredited member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 336 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 9478 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 27646 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize Suburb

Size & Settings: 40,000+