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Student Profile

Each year, working engineers like you choose Purdue’s online engineering courses and programs because of their convenience, flexibility, and, quality. For more than 50 years, Purdue has offered distance-learning graduate programs in engineering. Today, we have more than 8,000 alumni around the globe.

Student Profile 2016

Our students—in both graduate programs and non-credit options—come from varying industries and backgrounds:

  • Number of Students— 867 students
  • Average GPA— 3.5 GPA Average
  • Average Student Age— 30 years old
  • Number of U.S. States Represented—50
  • Number of Foreign Countries Represented—16
  • Top 10 Employers of Purdue Students—Boeing, U.S. Air Force, Lockheed Martin, UTC, Cummins, U.S. Navy, NASA, General Electric, John Deere, and Raytheon.