Published On: Mon, Feb 27th, 2012

Purdue University

Information Technology (I.T) is going to stay in the market as it has become the part of our lives and now we are living in the age of information. Almost every company now has its I.T department to manage their network, computer programming, web, computer programming, and other related fields. This trend is going to expand which in turn will generate jobs in this field as well. Purdue is urban based, public university founded in 1869, campus size is 2,468 acres, adapted semester based calendar system, tuition fees for the year 2011-2012 are $9,478 for the in-state students and $27,646 for out-of-state students. Purdue has four other campuses in the Indiana state. Housing facility is available at Purdue almost 1/3 of undergraduates are using this facility. Their college of Engineering, and college of Nursing and health sciences offers professional and graduate programs.  Currently Purdue University is offering over 210 major areas of study. More than twenty astronauts of America are the Purdue degree holders; Neil Armstrong was one of them. Cradle of Astronauts is nick name of Purdue University as they have produces many astronauts in U.S. University’s Air Link 3.0 is campus-wide wireless network to provide safe and faster Wi-Fi service. University offers special discounts on software and hardware purchases for faculty, students and staff member.

Application fee is $ 50, and acceptance rate of this university is 65%. Faculty-student ratio is 1:14. Nearly 36.8% classes have less than 20 students, 46.7% have 20-49 students and 16.5% classes have 50 or more students.

 

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