Persistent Innovation  

Over 150 years of pursuing innovation, in small steps and giant leaps.  

We keep going. Purdue provides practical solutions to today’s toughest challenges and leads the way to where the world is heading. We’re student-centered, future-focused and prioritize progress, together. 

Dive into the cutting-edge research and groundbreaking discoveries that happen here. Boilermakers are addressing the semiconductor demand, developing cancer treatment methods and creating accessible pathways to a world-class education. 

Nationally in Startup Creation, Behind Only MIT and Columbia IP Watchdog Institute, 2020
Top 10
Most Innovative School in the U.S. 6 Years Running U.S. News & World Report, 2024
in the U.S. for Patents U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2023

Brad Duerstock, a professor on the EASI RIDER design team.

How could future autonomous transportation be accessible to everyone? 

Purdue professors are helping make autonomous vehicles more inclusive while the technology is still in its early days.

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Purdue Global, PPHS carry on tradition that dates back to Purdue’s founding

Nearly 45 years after she attended her first class on Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus, Cynthia Walker Middleton finished what she started by completing an online degree in business administration through Purdue Global. Justin Marvin enrolled at Purdue Global with the hope that a college degree would strengthen his chances of someday achieving a high-level leadership position in fire and emergency management …

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Statue of John Purdue on the Purdue University campus.

What is a land-grant university?

What makes Purdue and its 111 land-grant peers different from other colleges and universities?

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