Purdue University is an accredited, public institution that was founded in 1869. In fact, the university emerged out of a land-grant act signed by Abraham Lincoln. While the main campus is in West Lafayette Indiana, Purdue is now known throughout the world. Most significant are research and academic inputs into the fields of aerospace, engineering, science, technology and math. To that end, among the many Purdue University notable alumni is the first man to walk on earth, John Armstrong.
Through Purdue University Online, students enjoy the same rigorous academic programs their campus counterparts. In fact, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Purdue’s online graduate education programs among the very best in the country. Whether you are a seasoned professional or recent undergraduate, look to Purdue University Online for masters and graduate certificates in several fields. These span Business, Communication, Tourism and STEM subjects.
Integrity and freedom to debate and discuss are key values at Purdue University.
Based on Fall 2015 data, for Purdue University main campus, there were over 9,900 graduate students enrolled at Purdue University.i
Financial aid may be available to eligible students in the form of Federal Financial Aid, loans, grants, and work study.
Admission requirements vary for each program at Purdue University. As an example, take two programs, the Online Master of Science in Communication and Online Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism. For both these programs, applicants must first have a telephone interview with an Admissions advisor. From there, they can fill out an online form and submit the items listed below.
Based on Fall 2015 data, there were 2,400+ full-time and 425+ part-time faculty members at Purdue University (main campus). Also a total of 4,400+ graduate assistants were reported. i Online courses are taught by the same faculty members as campus programs.
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