College of Liberal Arts
Yue-Kong Pao Hall of Visual & Performing Arts
Krannert Center, Suite 104; 425 W. State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Accreditation:Purdue University is an accredited member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.
International Student Requirements:The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam is required for international non-native speakers of English. Applicants must score 550 or higher on the paper-based test, 213 or higher on the computer-based test, or 77 or higher on the Internet-based test in order to be considered for admission. In addition, applicants who take the TOEFL iBT must achieve the following minimum test scores: reading, 19: listening, 14; speaking, 18; and writing, 18. The Test of Spoken English (TSE) is required for international non-native speakers of English who have not taken the TOEFL iBT. As an alternative to the TOEFL and/or the TSE, applicants may submit International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores of 6.5 or higher.
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+