Purdue University - Master's Degree

Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, is a vast university system consisting of six campuses. The University is known for its programs in math, science, engineering, technology and pharmacy; it offers more than 200 undergraduate and over 70 postgraduate courses.

  • Average Tuition USD 41,264

School Description

Purdue University was established in 1869 under the newly created Morrill Act. The University is named after John Purdue, a local businessman who donated the land and money to create this University. The University commenced in 1874 with then only 6 teachers and 40 students.

Today, the University has well over 38000 students and more than 3000 academic staff. The school is famous for being a place for imagination, innovation and ingenuity. Its alumni include well-known individuals such as Neil Armstrong and Gus Grissom, both astronauts; Edward Mills Purcell and Ben Roy Mottelson, who both received Nobel Prizes in Physics and Akira Suzuki, another Nobel Prize winner, in chemistry.

Master Programs

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    610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, United States

    Accountancy

    USD 42,184 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

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    610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, United States

    Agriculture

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on agriculture and related sciences and that prepare individuals to apply specific knowledge, methods, and techniques to the management and performance of agricultural operations.

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    610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, United States

    American Studies

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the Hispanic peoples of the North and South American Continents outside Canada and the United States, including the study of the Pre-Columbian period and the flow of immigrants from other societies.

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    610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, United States

    Biomedical Engineering

    USD 29,228 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of biomedical and health systems and products such as integrated biomedical systems, instrumentation, medical information systems, artificial organs and prostheses, and health management and care delivery systems.

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    610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, United States

    Botany

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the scientific study of plants, related microbial organisms, and plant habitats and ecosystem relations. Includes instruction in plant anatomy and structure, phytochemistry, cytology, plant genetics, plant morphology and physiology, plant ecology, plant taxonomy and systematics, paleobotany, and applications of biophysics and molecular biology.

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    Business Economics

    USD 42,184 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

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    610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, United States

    Chemical Engineering

    USD 29,228 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes, such as chemical reactors, kinetic systems, electrochemical systems, energy conservation processes, heat and mass transfer systems, and separation processes; and the applied analysis of chemical problems such as corrosion, particle abrasion, energy loss, pollution, and fluid mechanics.

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    610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, United States

    Chemistry

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the composition and behavior of matter, including its micro- and macro-structure, the processes of chemical change, and the theoretical description and laboratory simulation of these phenomena.

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    610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, United States

    Civil Engineering

    USD 29,228 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of structural, load-bearing, material moving, transportation, water resource, and material control systems; and environmental safety measures.

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    610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, United States

    Communication

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 09.0100 - 09.0199.

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    610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, United States

    Computer Science

    USD 29,228 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

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    Cyber Security

    USD 29,228 Tuition Fee

    A program focusing on the principles and techniques used to identify, search, seize and analyze digital media and to conduct cyber investigations against criminal and terrorist activity. Includes instruction in computer boot processes and drives, jumper setting, file access and reconstruction, hacking, network systems, cryptography, programming, investigative techniques, forensic imagery, web-based investigation methods, cyberterrorism, and applicable laws and administrative procedures.

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    610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, United States

    Design

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    A program in the applied visual arts that focuses on the general principles and techniques for effectively communicating ideas and information, and packaging products, in digital and other formats to business and consumer audiences, and that may prepare individuals in any of the applied art media.

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    610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, United States

    Electrical Engineering

    USD 29,228 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of electrical and electronic systems and their components, including electrical power generation systems; and the analysis of problems such as superconductor, wave propagation, energy storage and retrieval, and reception and amplification.

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    Engineering Technology

    USD 29,228 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineering and related projects or to prepare for engineering-related fields.

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    610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, United States

    English

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the structure and use of the English language and dialects, speech, writing, and various aspects of the literatures and cultures of the English-speaking peoples.

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    Finance

    USD 42,184 Tuition Fee

    An integrated or combined program in accounting and finance that prepares individuals to function as accountants and financial managers or analysts.

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    Fine Arts

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    Any instructional program in fine arts and art studies not listed above.

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    610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, United States

    Health Science

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to practice as licensed professionals and assistants in the health care professions and related clinical sciences and administrative and support services.

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    610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, United States

    History

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the study and interpretation of past events, institutions, issues, and cultures.

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    Hospitality Management

    USD 42,184 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to manage travel-related enterprises and related convention and/or tour services. Includes instruction in travel agency management, tour arranging and planning, convention and event planning, travel industry operations and procedures, tourism marketing and promotion strategies, travel counseling, travel industry law, international and domestic operations, and travel and tourism policy.

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    610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, United States

    Human Resources

    USD 42,184 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to manage the development of human capital in organizations, and to provide related services to individuals and groups. Includes instruction in personnel and organization policy, human resource dynamics and flows, labor relations, sex roles, civil rights, human resources law and regulations, motivation and compensation systems, work systems, career management, employee testing and assessment, recruitment and selection, managing employee and job training programs, and the management of human resources programs and operations.

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    Industrial Engineering

    USD 29,228 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply scientific and mathematical principles to the design, improvement, and installation of integrated systems of people, material, information, and energy. Includes instruction in applied mathematics, physical sciences, the social sciences, engineering analysis, systems design, computer applications, and forecasting and evaluation methodology.

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    Information Management

    USD 42,184 Tuition Fee
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    Management

    USD 42,184 Tuition Fee

    A program that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to adapt in a rapidly changing, dynamic, and competitive global marketplace

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    Marketing

    USD 42,184 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to undertake and manage the process of developing consumer audiences and moving products from producers to consumers. Includes instruction in buyer behavior and dynamics, principle of marketing research, demand analysis, cost-volume and profit relationships, pricing theory, marketing campaign and strategic planning, market segments, advertising methods, sales operations and management, consumer relations, retailing, and applications to specific products and markets.

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    Mathematics

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the analysis of quantities, magnitudes, forms, and their relationships, using symbolic logic and language. Includes instruction in algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

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    610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, United States

    Mechanical Engineering

    USD 29,228 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing and end-product systems used for specific uses, including machine tools, jigs and other manufacturing equipment; stationary power units and appliances; engines; self-propelled vehicles; housings and containers; hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement; and the integration of computers and remote control with operating systems.

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    Medicine

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of medicine, involving the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of illnesses, injuries, and other disorders of the human body. Includes instruction in the basic medical sciences, clinical medicine, examination and diagnosis, patient communications, medical ethics and law, professional standards, and rotations in specialties such as internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics, neurology, ophthalmology, radiology, clinical pathology, anesthesiology, family medicine, and psychiatry.

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    Nursing

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

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    Nutrition Science

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    A scientific program that focuses on the utilization of food for human growth and metabolism, in both normal and dysfunctional states, from the interdisciplinary perspective of the agricultural, human, biological, and biomedical sciences. Includes instruction in food science, biochemistry, physiology, dietetics, food and nutrition studies, biotechnology, biophysics, and the clinical sciences.

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    610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, United States

    Philosophy

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on ideas and their logical structure, including arguments and investigations about abstract and real phenomena. Includes instruction in logic, ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, metaphysics, symbolism, and history of philosophy, and applications to the theoretical foundations and methods of other disciplines.

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    610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, United States

    Physics

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of matter and energy, and the formulation and testing of the laws governing the behavior of the matter-energy continuum. Includes instruction in classical and modern physics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, mechanics, wave properties, nuclear processes, relativity and quantum theory, quantitative methods, and laboratory methods.

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    610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, United States

    Public Health

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares registered nurses to promote health and provide preventive and curative nursing services for groups or communities under the supervision of a public health agency. Includes instruction in community and rural health, family therapy and intervention, disease prevention, health education, and community health assessment.

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    Sociology

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. Includes instruction in social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, social institutions, and social problems.

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    610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, United States

    Statistics

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of logical symbolic language and its applications.

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    610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, United States

    Supply Chain Management

    USD 42,184 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to manage and coordinate all logistical functions in an enterprise, ranging from acquisitions to receiving and handling, through internal allocation of resources to operations units, to the handling and delivery of output. Includes instruction in acquisitions and purchasing, inventory control, storage and handling, just-in-time manufacturing, logistics planning, shipping and delivery management, transportation, quality control, resource estimation and allocation, and budgeting.

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Rankings

  • Times World University Rankings 70
  • Financial Times (MBA) 69
  • QS Rankings (Global) 105
  • SchoolApply Ranking 60
  • Forbes (USA) 143
  • US News (National) 60

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          • 2013-2017, A Great Balance

            Purdue has a beautiful balance of social opportunities and academics. I have just completed my first year in Engineering and had an amazing experience. The introductory classes are packed with relevant skills that will be a foundation for other classes. Purdue also has a great study abroad program and even programs such as GEARE that help you get internships abroad. On the social end, Purdue is a huge campus with lots of opportunities to make connections and have fun. Our campus is host to many performances that come through and hundreds of clubs. Overall, the university has a great atmosphere and is a great place to learn.

          • 1968-1972, Industrial Management

            IM is a great school. Gives practical application to actual business experience. Purdue also has excellent name recognition. I am confident that a number of interviews I have had over the years have been given, because I went to Purdue.

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            1975-1979, Purdue is a very quality education. not just a degree but knowledge

            the high quality of the faculty, the mix of agriculture and engineering is perfect. I lived on campus first year and off the rest in West Lafayette and a year in Lafayette, just across the river. all were great experiences. The walking on campus during the winter was a challenge some times, but all in all it was beautiful, spring, summer, fall and winter. I also worked for the university in lab research, a computer modeling project, even made a contract to dig all the plants and prep for sale the master's program classes horticulture nursery.