Purdue University North Central: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Purdue University North Central is a medium four-year, public school with 6,160 students enrolled. This school was established in 1948 and is the only college located in Westville, Indiana.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
30
Fair
Several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, and master's degree are available at Purdue University North Central.

Purdue University North Central deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 30 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Nursing, Business, Engineering, and Retailing and Wholesaling. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
62%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Purdue University North Central student retention rate is relatively low at 62% (below Indiana average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Purdue University North Central is very low - 24%.

Student to faculty ratio at Purdue University North Central is pretty decent: 14:1. Find out more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$16,300
High
Average tuition cost is fairly high - $15,600 a year. The additional fees at Purdue University North Central (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $700, which totals $16,300 per year.

Read the details about Purdue University North Central additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
48%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 3,432 applications were submitted and 1,661 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get admitted at this school.

This school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Purdue University North Central in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Purdue University North Central provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Purdue University North Central, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Purdue University North Central.

Based on the college crime numbers, Purdue University North Central seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Purdue University North Central Location and Maps



Post Address: Purdue University North Central, 1401 S US Hwy 421, Westville, Indiana 46391-9542, USA
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