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Purdue University is a public land-grant research university in West Lafayette, Indiana, and the flagship campus of the Purdue University system. The …
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 businessman John Purdue donated land and money to establish a college of science, technology, and agriculture in his name. The first classes were held on September 16, 1874, with six instructors and 39 students. It has been ranked as among the best public universities in the United States by major institutional rankings, and is renowned for its engineering program.
Ranking: #60 National University (2017)
Undergraduates: 37,101 (2021)
Enrollment: 49,639 (2021)
School colors: Black · Old gold
Founded: May 06, 1869
Founder: John Purdue
Presidents: Mitch Daniels (Since 2013) · Mung Chiang
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