Prospective Students

The world's need for power is threatening fossil fuel sources and increasing concerns about climate change, which is creating new demands for safe nuclear energy systems. Purdue's School of Nuclear Engineering is tackling these issues head-on and provides its students with the tools to explore exciting advances in nuclear technologies.

Why Choose Purdue Nuclear Engineering?

  • Nuclear Engineering is unique and intriguing
  • Graduate salaries start at $60,000+/year
  • Students appreciate our small classes.
  • Friendly community
  • Great research opportunities
  • High student-to-professor ratio


Breakdown of required credit hours for BSNE: