Purdue University—​West Lafayette

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#6 Overall Score: 83 Best Online Engineering Programs

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Graduate Engineering Program Overview

Purdue University--West Lafayette, a public institution, offers online labs, and all of the online classes are recorded and archived, so students can access lecture material at their own convenience. Ninety-eight percent of students are employed when they enroll for online graduate engineering programs at Purdue University--West Lafayette, and the application deadline is rolling.

Quick Stats

Academic year founded 1999-2000
Total enrollment 640
2013-2014 Tuition (per credit) $1,020 (in-state)
$1,134 (out-of-state)
Application deadline rolling
Admissions URL https://engineering.purdue.edu/ProEd/Admissions/
Admissions e-mail proed@purdue.edu

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U.S. News Rankings

Student Engagement rank 18
Student Engagement score 68
Faculty Credentials and Training rank 18
Faculty Credentials and Training score 79
Student Services and Technology rank 12
Student Services and Technology score 58
Admissions Selectivity rank 5
Admissions Selectivity score 73
Peer assessment score (out of 5): 3.9


Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Admissions website https://engineering.purdue.edu/ProEd/Admissions/
Director of admissions Jenni Washington
Admissions phone (765) 494-0213
Admissions email proed@purdue.edu

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Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 59 full-time; 0 part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 55
Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Classes include campus-based students Yes
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Student Body

Enrollment 640
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Technology & Support

Instructor response expected within (hours) 24
24-7 live tech support No

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Paying for School

Part-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $1,020
Part-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $1,134
Full-time tuition (per credit, in-state) $1,020
Full-time tuition (per credit, out-of-state) $1,134

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