Facts and Figures

College of Engineering facts and figures

University facts and figures

  • Land-grant institution founded in 1869
  • West Lafayette campus (2,000+ acres) enrolls more than 41,000 students
  • Ranked the 5th -largest international student population of any U.S. public university by Open Doors
  • 3,000 tenured/tenure-track and non-tenured faculty
  • System-wide research expenditures total $647.3 million
  • More than 400 research labs on the West Lafayette campus
  • With nearly 500,000 square feet of space, the Purdue Research Park is the largest university-affiliated incubation complex in the U.S.
  • Discovery Park is a $750-million interdisciplinary research and learning complex that houses more than 4,000 faculty and students

Fall Enrollment (2021*)

  Students Women Underrepresented Minorities
Undergraduate 11,089 26.0% 9.3%
Graduate 4,662 24.2% 7.3%

Degrees Awarded (2020-21*)

Bachelor Masters PhD
2,013 794 365

* Includes Agricultural and Biological Engineering

** Purdue Alumni Association

*** Program graduated first students in May 2013