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Purdue University

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About Purdue University

One of the four best public universities in the US, Purdue delivers an engaging learning experience and a world-class degree.

Founded in 1869, Purdue consistently ranks among the best universities worldwide (Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education). It is home to the No. 1 agricultural and biological engineering program in the U.S. (U.S. News & World Report); the top university sales program (Sales Education Foundation); the No. 1 online communication program in the US (; the No. 1 pharmacy school (U.S. News & World Report); and a top-20 engineering program (Shanghai Ranking).

Purdue faculty members are known for their world-changing research and innovations. The faculty includes two World Food Prize laureates, a Nobel laureate and many other award-winning leaders in their fields.

From the first man on the moon, Purdue alumnus Neil Armstrong, to CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, Purdue graduates take their innovative education and move forward to tackle the world’s grand challenges.

Most importantly, Purdue believes students shouldn’t have to sacrifice affordability to earn a world-class education.

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