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The Possibilities of Purdue: What Comes Next? 

At Purdue University, there’s something more that motivates us. It’s a belief that tomorrow can be better than today — and that we have the power to change the world through small steps and giant leaps.   From computer science to AI, …


What Can You Imagine at Purdue?

At Purdue, we believe the only barriers to what you can achieve should be the limits of your imagination.


Purdue Global: Purdue’s online university for working adults

Purdue Global combines prestige and accessibility for working adults looking to take the next step in their career.

Helen Bass Williams, Purdue’s first African American faculty member.

Purdue’s First African American professor’s impact felt across generations

Decades after her death in 1991, several examples of pioneering educator Helen Bass Williams’ impact at Purdue persist.

Purdue arch

Take a drone tour of Purdue

Experience a drone tour of Purdue’s campus in West Lafayette, where students pursue innovation and build a better world together. Experience iconic locations, sprawling sidewalks and signature red brick buildings, all from a bird’s-eye view. This footage takes you right …

PPHS students working on a 3D printer

Purdue Polytechnic High School

The quality of an education shouldn’t be based on a zip code. Powered by Purdue University, Purdue Polytechnic High School (PPHS) was created to offer new pathways to Purdue, specifically for K-12 Hoosier students who are underserved by traditional high …

Wilmeth Active Learning Center

Popular Purdue Buildings for Student Life

With such a beautiful campus and architectural gems everywhere, Purdue University has multiple places to offer students no matter what they’re looking for.

People sitting and ordering coffee in the navy-blue Leaps Coffee shop.

Boilermaker-approved Campus Coffee Shops

With the hard work our Boilermakers are putting in, it’s no surprise that popular campus coffee spots typically have a line out the door. If you’re on the look-out for a quick coffee, here’s your guide for some Boilermaker approved …

Purdue at Indy 500

Back Home Again: Purdue and the Indy 500 

Boilermakers have been integral to the Indianapolis 500 for more than 100 years — whether it’s engineers ensuring optimal vehicle performance, the “All-American” Marching Band playing “Back Home Again in Indiana” or students representing the University in the 500 Festival …

purdue band

Purdue’s mark on the Indianapolis 500

From the Purdue “All-American” Marching Band playing “Back Home Again in Indiana” to race engineers celebrating their winning drivers in Victory Lane, Purdue University is integral to “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.”


Explaining the sound of Purdue’s ‘Clapping Circle’

After extensive testing, members of Purdue’s chapter of the Acoustical Society of America determined what causes the audible squeaking sound when someone claps while standing in the University’s famous clapping circle.


STEP INSIDE: Paint Crew | The Official Sixth Man of Purdue Basketball

Meet the Paint Crew and follow the small steps of students as they find their fit within one of Purdue’s largest student organizations.   The official student section of Purdue Men’s Basketball, the Paint Crew is 2,800 strong and known everywhere …