Why Purdue

Since it was founded in 1869, Purdue University has established a longstanding tradition of academic excellence. Today, Purdue is a world leader in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education, providing students with a strong educational foundation in the disciplines that hold the greatest potential to change the world.

Purdue has also earned a reputation as one of the world’s foremost research institutions. Few universities can match the depth and breadth of its research facilities or the quality of its researchers. With preeminent scientists and scholars in agriculture, business, education, engineering, science, health care, environmental sciences, humanities, social sciences, manufacturing, technology, veterinary medicine and the arts, Purdue is a national and global leader in discovery and innovation.

Purdue is also on the cutting edge of learning analytics to improve student achievement and the job prospects of its graduates. Employers across the nation seek out Purdue graduates, confident in the rigorous teaching, learning, and assessment that are the hallmark of a Purdue education.

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