Purdue University Global

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,920
40.7% growth from 2018
2019 Enrolled Students
38,138
26.3% Full-Time

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 (421 degrees awarded), Health Care Administration & Management (412 degrees), and General Health & Wellness (391 degrees).

In 2019, 8,820 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Purdue University Global. 72.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (4,667 degrees), 2.36 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1977 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Purdue University Global is $7,920, which is $−3,830 less than the national average for ($11,750).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Purdue University Global is $7,920, which is $−3,830 less than the national average for ($11,750).

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

In 2019, 60% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 48% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,920
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Purdue University Global was $7,920. The cost of tuition at Purdue University Global is $−3,830 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($11,750).

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Average Net Price

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2019 Value

In 2019 Purdue University Global had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $N/A. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Purdue University Global grew by 0%.

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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 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $N/A. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.0202% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies remained the same by NaNk% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

60%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
48%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

60% of undergraduate students at Purdue University Global received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 18.9% with respect to 2018, when 74% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Purdue University Global has a total enrollment of 38,138 students. The full-time enrollment at Purdue University Global is 10,013 students and the part-time enrollment is 28,125. This means that 26.3% of students enrolled at Purdue University Global are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Purdue University Global, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.3% White, 22.2% Black or African American, 11.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3.72% Two or More Races, 2.53% Asian, 0.606% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.477% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Purdue University Global in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.2%), followed by White Male (17.4%) and Black or African American Female (13.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (35.8%), followed by White Male (17%) and Black or African American Female (16.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

26.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Purdue University Global, both undergraduate and graduate, is 38,138 students. The full-time enrollment at Purdue University Global is 10,013 and the part-time enrollment is 28,125. This means that 26.3% of students enrolled at Purdue University Global are enrolled full-time compared with 69.5% at similar .

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Retention Rate over Time

100%
2019 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 100%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (78%), Purdue University Global had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    21,091
  2. Black or African American
    8,458
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    4,296

The enrolled student population at Purdue University Global is 55.3% White, 22.2% Black or African American, 11.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3.72% Two or More Races, 2.53% Asian, 0.606% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.477% 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 40.5% White, 25.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 18.8% 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, 1,441 students (3.78%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 3928 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 (4,667 degrees awarded). There were 2.36 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1977 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Purdue University Global is General Business Administration & Management (421 degrees awarded), followed by Health Care Administration & Management (412 degrees) and General Health & Wellness (391 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 Legal (409 degrees awarded), Protective Services (857 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (518 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 (1,417,036 people), Social workers, all other (223,484 people), Medical & health services managers (172,103 people), Other managers (163,331 people), and Police officers (148,268 people).

The most specialized majors at Purdue University Global are Legal (409 degrees awarded), Protective Services (857 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (518 degrees), Health (3,890 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (379 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 Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Purdue University Global are Legal (409 degrees awarded), Protective Services (857 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (518 degrees), Health (3,890 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (379 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 (1,593,346 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (392,953 people), Elementary & secondary schools (390,850 people), Outpatient care centers (303,370 people), and Offices of physicians (251,447 people).

The most specialized majors at Purdue University Global are Legal (409 degrees awarded), Protective Services (857 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (518 degrees), Health (3,890 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (379 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. 421 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 412 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 391 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Purdue University Global was General Business Administration & Management with 421 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

2,446
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
6,374
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 2,446 degrees were awarded to men at Purdue University Global, which is 0.384 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (6,374).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 386 degrees were awarded to men at Purdue University Global in Criminal Justice - Safety Studies, which is 1.91 times more than the 202 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 508 degrees were awarded to women at Purdue University Global in Medical Insurance Specialist, which is 28.2 times more than the 18 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Purdue University Global is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all , Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,667 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1,977 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    998 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Purdue University Global is white (4,667 degrees awarded). There were 2.36 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1977 degrees).

6.07% of degree recipients (535 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    3,362 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    1,511 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    1,305 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Purdue University Global is white female (3,362 degrees awarded). There were 2.23 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (1,511 degrees).

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Operations

Purdue University Global has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $785k (NaNk%), compared to the 0.0946% average return ($10.2k on $10.8M) across all .

In 2019, Purdue University Global had a total salary expenditure of $439M. Purdue University Global employs 346 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Purdue University Global are Female No academic ranks (231), Male No academic ranks(115), 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 152 employees, Management, with 126 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 5 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Purdue University Global has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Purdue University Global stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

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

As of 2019, 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

$188M
2019 Salaries
12.6k%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Purdue University Global paid a median of $188M in salaries, which represents 42.8% of their overall expenditure ($439M) and a 12.6k% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.55% decline from 2017 and a 9.86% growth from 2016.

The median for similar is 605k (13.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$19.8M
Instructional Salaries
346
Number of Employees

In 2019, Purdue University Global paid a total of $19.8M to 346 employees working as instructors, which represents 10.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $338k (55.9%) for similar Unknown.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Purdue University Global were No academic rank with 346 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Purdue University Global were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 152 employees; Management with 126 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 5 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Purdue University Global was Female No academic rank with 231 employees, Male No academic rank with 115 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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