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Purdue University-North Central Campus – Tuition & Success Analysis

Westville, IN

Purdue University-North Central Campus – Snapshot


Four-Year Public University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,519

Average annual cost of attendance: $9,245

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $25,000

Campus Setting: Rural

Religious Affiliation: None

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Purdue University-North Central Campus Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $4,527

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $5,644

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $10,113

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $13,741

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $14,017


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by Purdue University-North Central Campus. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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Purdue University-North Central Campus Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 24%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 57%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $39,000

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 57%

Purdue University-North Central Campus Admissions

Purdue University-North Central Campus Acceptance Rate: 50%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 430 to 520

SAT Critical Reading: 440 to 530

SAT Writing: 400 to 510

ACT English: 18 to 24

ACT Math: 18 to 24

ACT Writing: 6 to 8

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to Purdue University-North Central Campus actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

Purdue University-North Central Campus Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 21%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 28%

Typical student debt: $25,000

Typical monthly loan payment: $266

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Majors at Purdue University-North Central Campus


These are the most popular areas of study offered at Purdue University-North Central Campus:

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 3%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 22%
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs – 3%
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services – 4%
  • Education – 10%
  • Engineering – 4%
  • Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields – 15%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 3%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 15%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities – 10%
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies – 2%
  • Psychology – 5%
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions – 3%

For more information about the various majors at Purdue University-North Central Campus, visit their website.

Purdue University-North Central Campus Diversity


Overall Composition at Purdue University-North Central Campus

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Purdue University-North Central Campus full time:  75%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Purdue University-North Central Campus part time:  25%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at Purdue University-North Central Campus:  13%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 0%

Asian: 1%

Black: 4%

Hispanic: 10%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Two or more races: 3%

Unknown: 0%

White: 82%

Purdue University-North Central Campus Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 1.6

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 4.2

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 12.2

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.

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