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Purdue University

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at Purdue

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By Gender
MalesC+
FemalesC+
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringC+
Agriculture/HorticultureD
Animal StudiesB+
AnthropologyC+
Athletics/TrainingA-
BiologyC
Business - Management and AdministrationC+
Chemical EngineeringC
ChemistryD
Civil EngineeringB
CommunicationsC+
Computer EngineeringC
Computer ScienceC
EconomicsD+
EducationC-
Electrical EngineeringB-
Engineering DepartmentC+
EnglishC-
FinanceC
Geography and GeosciencesA+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B
Industrial DesignC
Industrial Operations EngineeringB-
Interior DesignC-
Mechanical EngineeringB
MeteorologyA
NursingB+
NutritionB-
OtherC+
PharmacyA-
Political ScienceB-
PreMed and MedicalB
PsychologyB-
TelecommunicationsA
UndecidedD

Against similar schools

Surrounding City compared with similar schools in class.

Purdue University
 C+
Average of All Schools
 B-
Average of schools in class
 B

Harvard University
 B+
Cornell University
 B
Stanford University
 B-
University of California - Berkeley
 B+
Princeton University
 C+
University of Illinois Urbana - Champaign
 B-
University of Southern California
 B+
F
A+

Surrounding City

... If you go to IU, you are usually labeled as a rich, snobby, good-looking city boy/girl who drowns herself/himself in alcohol ...Read full comment
... The only good thing about Greater Lafayette as a city is that it's driving distance to Chicago ...Read full comment
... Purdue University is located in West Lafayette, a town of only about 20,000 people, but is right across the Wabash River from Lafayette, a city o...Read full comment
... It has a pretty cool city, Lafayette, which has tons of stores and restaurants ...Read full comment
... ) Yet you can still go across the river to the city of Lafayette if you want to get away from it all (still in walking distance) ...Read full comment
... Came from California, experienced a strong college campus lifestyle vs big city university ...Read full comment
... The campus life leaves must to be desired, the surrounding "city" is nothing but fast-food restaurants, ma & pa shops, and factories ...Read full comment
... I came here from Chicago, so the "city" itself is pretty lame, but the university always has amazing stuff going on ...Read full comment
... If you like living in a big city with a complicated public transportation system that can get you anywhere without a car, then I do not recomm...Read full comment
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