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Purdue University--West Lafayette

Campus Life and Facilities

Purdue Students Say...

With its large student body, life at Purdue is “whatever you want to make it… There are art galleries, concerts, plays, community service, sports, etc.” More than a few students say that though people “study during the week, once Thursday comes people are pretty into partying.” There’s “a large Greek popula­tion on campus, and it is a huge school, ... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

1080 Schleman Hall

West Lafayette, IN 47907-2050

United States

Phone: 765-494-1776

Fax: 765-494-0544


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 88
Fire Safety Rating: 83
Green Rating: 90
Environment:Town (population 25,000 - 74,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 2,602.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.purdue.edu/emergency/

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 36.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Men's dorms
Women's dorms
Fraternity/sorority housing
Apartments for married students
Cooperative housing
Apartments for single students
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:929
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Glee Club
Improv comedy
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Student Film Society
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:48
Number of Social Sororities:31
    % of women who join:8%
Number of Social Fraternities:50
% of men who join: 10
Number of Religious Organizations:55
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Student Services
Other Services:DayCare
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Minority Support Groups: Yes
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Athletic Division:1
Men's Sports Team Name:Boilermakers
Women's Sports Team Name:Boilermakers
Team Mascot:Boilermaker Special
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Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Navy ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Air Force ROTC Offered:On-Campus
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 265
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 20.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 95.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Apple, Dell, IBM, Hewlett Packard
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:Hall of music, child development lab, speech and hearing clinic, small animal veterinary clinic, horticulture park, linear accelerator, tornado simulator, nuclear accelerator.
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