Purdue University

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Purdue University
Type Public
Established 1869 (1869)
President Mitchell E. Daniels Jr.
Provost Debasish Dutta
Location West Lafayette, Indiana, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Black and old gold
Nickname Boilermakers
Website purdue.edu
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=18357

Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, United States, is a public research university and is the main campus of the Purdue University system. The main campus in West Lafayette offers more than 200 majors for undergraduates, over 70 master’s and doctoral programs, and professional degrees in pharmacy and veterinary medicine. Purdue is classified as a research university with very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.[1] The university enrolled more than 39,400 students, and it ranked 60 among national universities and was ninth among the "Most Innovative Schools" according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[2]

Informatics programs


The Kihara Bioinformatics Laboratory offers a variety of postdoctoral, graduate, undergraduate, and internship opportunities from time to time.

Additional external links


  1. "Standard Listings". Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Indiana University. http://carnegieclassifications.iu.edu/lookup/standard.php. Retrieved 17 November 2016. 
  2. "Purdue University--West Lafayette". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/purdue-1825. Retrieved 17 November 2016.