Purdue University Global

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$10,080
27.3% growth from 2019
2020 Enrolled Students
43,927
26.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
17.9%
5 Graduates

About

Purdue University Global is a higher education institution located in Marion County, IN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Purdue University Global were General Business Administration & Management (604 degrees awarded), Health Care Administration & Management (478 degrees), and General Health & Wellness (433 degrees).

In 2020, 9,116 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Purdue University Global. 68.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (5,138 degrees), 2.77 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1856 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Purdue University Global is $10,080, which is $−1,420 less than the national average for ($11,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Purdue University Global is $10,080, which is $−1,420 less than the national average for ($11,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In 2020, 67% of undergraduate students attending Purdue University Global received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$10,080
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Purdue University Global was $10,080. The cost of tuition at Purdue University Global is $−1,420 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($11,500).

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Average Net Price

$N/A
2020 Value

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Other Student Expenses

$4,959
Room and Board
$N/A
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Purdue University Global was of $4,959 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $N/A. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies remained the same by NaNM% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

67%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
62%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

67% of undergraduate students at Purdue University Global received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 11.7% with respect to 2019, when 60% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Purdue University Global has a total enrollment of 43,927 students. The full-time enrollment at Purdue University Global is 11,777 students and the part-time enrollment is 32,150. This means that 26.8% of students enrolled at Purdue University Global are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Purdue University Global, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.6% White, 19.7% Black or African American, 13% Hispanic or Latino, 3.56% Two or More Races, 3.13% Asian, 0.567% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.476% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Purdue University Global in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.2%), followed by White Male (20.5%) and Black or African American Female (11.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (36.8%), followed by White Male (18.8%) and Black or African American Female (14.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

26.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Purdue University Global, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43,927 students. The full-time enrollment at Purdue University Global is 11,777 and the part-time enrollment is 32,150. This means that 26.8% of students enrolled at Purdue University Global are enrolled full-time compared with 65.9% at similar .

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Retention Rate over Time

33%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Purdue University Global was 33%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (77%), Purdue University Global had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    24,866
  2. Black or African American
    8,664
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    5,716

The enrolled student population at Purdue University Global is 56.6% White, 19.7% Black or African American, 13% Hispanic or Latino, 3.56% Two or More Races, 3.13% Asian, 0.567% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.476% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 37.9% White, 24.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 18.7% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1,177 students (2.68%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 3366 more women than men received degrees from Purdue University Global. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Purdue University Global is white (5,138 degrees awarded). There were 2.77 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1856 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Purdue University Global is General Business Administration & Management (604 degrees awarded), followed by Health Care Administration & Management (478 degrees) and General Health & Wellness (433 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Purdue University Global, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (893 degrees awarded), Legal (383 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (530 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Purdue University Global are Registered nurses (1,337,468 people), Social workers, all other (193,079 people), Medical & health services managers (171,789 people), Other managers (147,310 people), and Physicians (139,992 people).

The most specialized majors at Purdue University Global are Protective Services (893 degrees awarded), Legal (383 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (530 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (448 degrees), and Health (3,596 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Purdue University Global are Physicians, Surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Petroleum, mining & geological engineers, including mining safety engineers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Purdue University Global are Protective Services (893 degrees awarded), Legal (383 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (530 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (448 degrees), and Health (3,596 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Purdue University Global are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,568,097 people), Elementary & secondary schools (400,438 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (361,960 people), Outpatient care centers (278,968 people), and Offices of physicians (212,816 people).

The most specialized majors at Purdue University Global are Protective Services (893 degrees awarded), Legal (383 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (530 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (448 degrees), and Health (3,596 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Purdue University Global.
Most Common
  1. 604 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 478 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 433 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Purdue University Global was General Business Administration & Management with 604 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

2,875
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
6,241
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 2,875 degrees were awarded to men at Purdue University Global, which is 0.461 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (6,241).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 409 degrees were awarded to men at Purdue University Global in Criminal Justice - Safety Studies, which is 1.92 times more than the 213 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 607 degrees were awarded to women at Purdue University Global in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.52 times more than the 400 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (21.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Purdue University Global is Female and White (21.1% graduation rate). Across all , Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,138 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1,856 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    963 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Purdue University Global is white (5,138 degrees awarded). There were 2.77 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1856 degrees).

4.98% of degree recipients (454 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    3,502 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,636 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    1,347 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Purdue University Global is white female (3,502 degrees awarded). There were 2.14 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,636 degrees).

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Operations

Purdue University Global has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $654k (NaNk%), compared to the 0.162% average return ($14.1k on $8.7M) across all .

In 2020, Purdue University Global had a total salary expenditure of $410M. Purdue University Global employs 335 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Purdue University Global are Female No academic ranks (221), Male No academic ranks(114), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Purdue University Global are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 186 employees, Management, with 92 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 12 employees.

Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Purdue University Global received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$175M
2020 Salaries
6.86%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Purdue University Global paid a median of $175M in salaries, which represents 42.7% of their overall expenditure ($410M) and a 6.86% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 12.6k% growth from 2018 and a 3.55% decline from 2017.

The median for similar is 613k (11.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$19.1M
Instructional Salaries
335
Number of Employees

In 2020, Purdue University Global paid a total of $19.1M to 335 employees working as instructors, which represents 10.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $348k (56.8%) for similar Unknown.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
335 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
186 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Purdue University Global were No academic rank with 335 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Purdue University Global were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 186 employees; Management with 92 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 12 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Purdue University Global was Female No academic rank with 221 employees, and Male No academic rank with 114 employees.

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