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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    Accountancy

    USD 42,184 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

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    Aeronautics Engineering

    USD 15,104 Tuition Fee

    The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Purdue University offers a full-time, on-campus Master's degree program in Aeronautics Engineering. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Aerospace Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of basic engineering principles; aircraft/spacecraft systems technology; design and development testing; prototype and operational testing; inspection and maintenance procedures; instrument calibration; test equipment operation and maintenance; and report preparation.

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    Agriculture

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Agriculture. The program offers courses that focus on forestry, horticulture, plant breeding, soil science, and plant nutrition.

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    American Studies

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of American history, society, literature, and culture

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    Biomedical Engineering

    USD 29,228 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biomedical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of molecular and cellular biology, general physics, chemistry, mathematics, and engineering. The program will enable students to apply engineering principles to medicine and biology healthcare purposes.

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    Botany

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Botany. The program offers courses that focus on plant physiology, plant ecology, plant molecular biology, plant evolution, and genetic engineering of plants.

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    Business Economics

    USD 42,184 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

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    Chemical Engineering

    USD 29,228 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Chemical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes.

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    Chemistry

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

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    Civil Engineering

    USD 29,228 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Civil Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to problems that arise from creating and maintaining structures; mechanics; hydraulics; geotechnics; materials science; and statistical analysis.

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    Communication

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and ethics, creative writing, and media design.

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    Computer Science

    USD 29,228 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

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    Cyber Security

    USD 29,228 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Cyber Security. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the techniques used to identify, search, seize and analyze digital media; cyber investigations against criminal and terrorist activities; computer boot processes and drives; jumper setting; file access and reconstruction; hacking; network systems; cryptography; programming; web-based investigation methods; cyberterrorism and applicable laws and administrative procedures.

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    Design

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

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    Electrical Engineering

    USD 29,228 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles and electrical power generation systems.

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    Engineering Technology

    USD 29,228 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of specific engineering techniques; calculus; general physics; technology; computer applications; computer programming; applied mathematics; and emerging technologies.

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    English

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

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    Finance

    USD 42,184 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, accounting, and marketing.

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    Fine Arts

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.

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    Health Science

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Science. The program includes the study, research, and knowledge of health and the application of knowledge to improve health and cure diseases. The program offers courses that focus on human anatomy, chemistry, biology, pharmacology and public health.

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    History

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

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    Hospitality Management

    USD 42,184 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Hospitality Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of hospitality law, international tourism management, hospitality accounting, events management, housekeeping operations, revenue management, and organizational behavior.

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    Human Resources

    USD 42,184 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the proper management and strategic approach required to recruit, train, develop and sustain employees in an organization.

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    Industrial Engineering

    USD 29,228 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Industrial Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of applied mathematics; physical sciences; social sciences; engineering analysis; systems design; computer applications; and evaluation methodology.

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    Information Management

    USD 42,184 Tuition Fee

    This program equips students with comprehensive knowledge of the fundamentals of information management, information systems, and electronic business.

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    Management

    USD 42,184 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

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    Marketing

    USD 42,184 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

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    Mathematics

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

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    Mechanical Engineering

    USD 29,228 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing; the end-product systems used for manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

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    Medicine

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Medicine. The program offers courses that focus on the study of science and practices used in the detection, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, as well as pharmaceuticals and surgery.

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    Nursing

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

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    Nutrition Science

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nutrition Science. The program offers courses that focus on food science, microbiology, dietetics, nutrition, and clinical nutritional care.

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    Philosophy

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Philosophy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of Eastern and Western philosophy, aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and contemporary philosophy.

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    Physics

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

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    Public Health

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Public Health. The program offers courses that focus on the study of public health biology and management, behavioral sciences, biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental science, and communications and informatics.

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    Sociology

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

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    Statistics

    USD 28,804 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Statistics. The program offers courses that focus on the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, as well as the effective communication and presentation of results relying on data.

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    Supply Chain Management

    USD 42,184 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Supply Chain Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of acquisitions and purchasing; inventory control; storage and handling; 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
    Times World University Rankings 60
  • Financial Times (MBA)
    Financial Times (MBA) 55
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 100
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 52
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 143
  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 56
  • The Economist Which MBA
    The Economist Which MBA 86
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 71

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          • Testimony
            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.

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            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.