Purdue University

610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, United States
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About Purdue University

Purdue University is a school located in West Lafayette, IN, US with a total of 16949 courses available to enroll in.

Purdue University is one of the oldest campuses in the West Lafayette, Indiana. The university is the main campus of the Purdue University system. The flagship institution was founded in 1869 and is a member of the Big Ten Conference. It is ranked the fourth university in the United States with the largest population of international students.

Purdue University has been very influential in America's aviation history. It is also reputed for its competitive engineering curricula. Besides its exceptional science and engineering programs, the university's English Department at Purdue has gained prominence for establishing the first Online Writing Lab (OWL) in the year 1994.

Outside of class, students can join the 18 intercollegiate sports teams or explore any of the over 900 clubs and organizations. Purdue University has a Purdue Mall at its core. The mall is popularly referred to as the Purdue Spine. It connects the academic campus with the Ross-Ade Stadium. The Purdue Mall is prominent for its 38-foot tall concrete engineering fountain. The university also boasts the iconic Purdue Bell Tower situated between the Stadium and Centennial Malls. Notably, the Edward C. Elliott Hall of Music, one of the world's largest proscenium theaters stands tall on the southwest of the Stadium Mall. Purdue University's Student Concert Committee often invites renowned artists for a performance.

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