Purdue University

Purdue University is a public land-grant research university in West Lafayette, Indiana, and the flagship campus of the Purdue University system. The university was founded in 1869 after Lafayette... Wikipedia

  • Type:  Public flagship land-grant research university
  • Established:  May 6, 1869
  • Founder:  John Purdue
  • Parent institution:  Purdue University system
  • Academic affiliations:  AAU, ORAU, UCAR, URA, Sea-grant, Space-grant
  • Endowment:  $3.58 billion (system-wide, 2021)
  • Budget:  $2.5 billion (2020–21)
  • President:  Mitch Daniels
  • Provost:  Jay T. Akridge
  • Academic staff:  3,055 (Fall 2014)
  • Students:  49,639 (Fall 2021)
  • Undergraduates:  37,101 (Fall 2021)
  • Postgraduates:  12,538 (Fall 2021)
  • Campus:  Small city, 2,602 acres, Total, 15,325 acres for agricultural and industrial research
  • Newspaper:  Purdue Exponent
  • Colors:  Old gold and black
  • Mascot:  Boilermaker Special, Purdue Pete
  • Sporting affiliations:  NCAA Division I FBS – Big Ten
  • Website:  www.purdue.edu
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo