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Purdue University-Main Campus is a Public school located in West Lafayette, IN. Purdue University-Main Campus has a total enrollment of 40,472 with a graduation rate of 75% and a student/faculty ratio of 12:1.

If SAT (scholastic aptitude test) scores are required for admission to this school, both the SAT range and the national SAT averages will be displayed above. The SAT range is a reflection of the range of SAT scores that are generally (but not always) required to attend the school. The national SAT average distribution graph shows the average SAT scores for every school in the country. The Purdue University-Main Campus SAT range (if available) is highlighted in blue to give students a general idea of what their SAT scores would need to be to attend Purdue University-Main Campus.

School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPublic
Avg. price for students receiving grants$11,643
Avg. price for students living on campus$23,032
Avg. price for students living off campus$22,462


Total applicants45,264
Total admissions26,692
Admission rate59%
Application fee$60
Average staff salary$103,779

25th percentile score

SAT math560
SAT reading520
SAT writing510
ACT composite25

75th percentile score

SAT math700
SAT reading630
SAT writing630
ACT composite31

Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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Source: The Purdue University-Main Campus data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.