Purdue University is known for its engineering and nursing programs, as well as the high quality of its athletic facilities. If you’re not sure what you want to do with your life, don’t worry: there are plenty of opportunities for internships and work experience on campus that can help you figure out what you like best.
If you live in the dorms, expect to spend a lot of time hanging out at parties with other students or going on dates (or just studying).
Purdue is located in West Lafayette, Indiana—a diverse city with a population of about 76,000 people. There are many things to do around campus and in West Lafayette. You can go shopping at the mall and spend time at the lake or even go on a hike through some of the nearby woods. For those who enjoy sports, there is plenty of opportunity to play them on a club or intramural program.
There is also a lot of opportunity for students to get involved in clubs and organizations. Purdue has over 700 student organizations, including Greek life and academic groups. You can join any number of these groups or start one yourself if you want to make friends with people who share similar interests. In addition to being very active on campus, Purdue students are also known for their enthusiasm about the university.