Purdue University-North Central Campus

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,251

1.96% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$6,942

After Financial Aid

2016 Acceptance Rate

49.9%

2,975 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

6,092

35% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

22.8%

145 Graduates

About

Purdue University-North Central Campus is a higher education institution located in LaPorte County, IN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Purdue University-North Central Campus were Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services (69 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (65 degrees), and General Psychology (45 degrees).

In 2016, 567 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Purdue University-North Central Campus. 57.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (476 degrees), 13.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (35 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Purdue University-North Central Campus is $6,251, which is $-18,164 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Purdue University-North Central Campus is $6,251, which is $-18,164 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,942.

In 2016, 28% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 28% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,251

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Purdue University-North Central Campus was $6,251. The cost of tuition at Purdue University-North Central Campus is $-18,164 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$6,942

2016 Value

6.94%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Purdue University-North Central Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,942. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Purdue University-North Central Campus grew by 6.94%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,128

Room and Board

$1,906

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Purdue University-North Central Campus was of $8,128 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,906. The cost of room and board increased by 0.395% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

28%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

28%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

28% of undergraduate students at Purdue University-North Central Campus received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 28% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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N/A Default Rate

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Number of Defaults

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Admissions

Purdue University-North Central Campus received 2,975 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 13.3% annual decline. Out of those 2,975 applicants, 1,485 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 49.9% acceptance rate.

There were 6,092 students enrolled at Purdue University-North Central Campus in 2016, and 79% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Purdue University-North Central Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 27.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

49.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,485

Accepted Out of 2,975

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Purdue University-North Central Campus was 49.9% (1,485 admissions from 2,975 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 48.4%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -13.3%, while admissions declined by -10.6%.

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SAT Scores

79%

Submission Percentage

325

Scores Submitted

79% of enrolled first-time students at Purdue University-North Central Campus in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Purdue University-North Central Campus has a total enrollment of 6,092 students. The full-time enrollment at Purdue University-North Central Campus is 2,135 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,957. This means that 35% of students enrolled at Purdue University-North Central Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Purdue University-North Central Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 76.4% White, 13.6% Hispanic or Latino, 5.2% Black or African American, 2.12% Asian, 2.02% Two or More Races, 0.361% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0328% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Purdue University-North Central Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (46.3%), followed by White Male (33.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.45%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (56%), followed by White Female (40%) and Asian Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

35%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Purdue University-North Central Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,092 students. The full-time enrollment at Purdue University-North Central Campus is 2,135 and the part-time enrollment is 3,957. This means that 35% of students enrolled at Purdue University-North Central Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%

2016 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-North Central Campus was 53%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), Purdue University-North Central Campus had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,654

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    829

  3. Black or African American

    317

The enrolled student population at Purdue University-North Central Campus is 76.4% White, 13.6% Hispanic or Latino, 5.2% Black or African American, 2.12% Asian, 2.02% Two or More Races, 0.361% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0328% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 5 students (0.0821%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 89 more women than men received degrees from Purdue University-North Central Campus. The majority of degree recipients at Purdue University-North Central Campus are white (476 degrees awarded). There were 13.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (35 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Purdue University-North Central Campus is Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services (69 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (65 degrees) and General Psychology (45 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Purdue University-North Central Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (81 degrees awarded), Psychology (45 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (19 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-North Central Campus are Accountants & auditors (1,097,935 people), Miscellaneous managers (822,564 people), Financial managers (436,779 people), Social workers (347,695 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (346,867 people).

The most specialized majors at Purdue University-North Central Campus are Engineering Technologies (81 degrees awarded), Psychology (45 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (19 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees), and Business (151 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Purdue University-North Central Campus are Public relations specialists, Physicians & surgeons, Financial analysts, Chief executives & legislators, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Purdue University-North Central Campus are Engineering Technologies (81 degrees awarded), Psychology (45 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (19 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees), and Business (151 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Purdue University-North Central Campus are Elementary & secondary schools (826,409 people), Hospitals (597,727 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (595,053 people), Banking & related activities (506,522 people), and Computer Systems Design (481,099 people).

The most specialized majors at Purdue University-North Central Campus are Engineering Technologies (81 degrees awarded), Psychology (45 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (19 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees), and Business (151 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-North Central Campus.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Purdue University-North Central Campus was Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services with 69 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 239

  2. 328

In 2016, 239 degrees were awarded to men at Purdue University-North Central Campus, which is 0.729 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (328).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 33 degrees were awarded to men at Purdue University-North Central Campus in Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services, which is 0.917 times less than the 36 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 58 degrees were awarded to women at Purdue University-North Central Campus in Registered Nursing, which is 8.29 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%

100% Completion Time

21%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 5% of students graduating from Purdue University-North Central Campus completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 21% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 25% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Purdue University-North Central Campus is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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

    476 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    35 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Purdue University-North Central Campus is white (476 degrees awarded). There were 13.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (35 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    278 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    198 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Purdue University-North Central Campus is white female (278 degrees awarded). There were 1.4 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (198 degrees).

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Operations

Purdue University-North Central Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $3.95M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.05M (26.5%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Purdue University-North Central Campus had a total expenditure of $38.8M. Of that $38.8M, they spent $20.8M on salaries and $38.8M on benefits.

Purdue University-North Central Campus employs 44 Associate professors, 31 Assistant professors, and 17 Lecturers. Most academics at Purdue University-North Central Campus are Male Associate professors (26), Female Associate professors(18), and Female Assistant professors (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Purdue University-North Central Campus are: Business and Financial Operations, with 50 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 47 employees, and Service with 43 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.95M

2015 Endowment

2.18%

decline from 2014

Purdue University-North Central Campus has an endowment valued at about $3.95M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Purdue University-North Central Campus declined 2.18% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $29.7M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $554k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Purdue University-North Central Campus received $554k 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

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$20.8M

Salary Expenditure

$38.8M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Purdue University-North Central Campus had a total expenditure of $38.8M. Of that $38.8M, they spent $20.8M on salaries and $38.8M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Purdue University-North Central Campus as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$20.8M

2015 Salaries

2.03%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Purdue University-North Central Campus paid a median of $20.8M in salaries, which represents 53.6% of their overall expenditure ($38.8M) and a 2.03% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.42% growth from 2013 and a 0.749% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.41M

Instructional Salaries

112

Number of Employees

In 2015, Purdue University-North Central Campus paid a total of $7.41M to 112 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

44 Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

50 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Purdue University-North Central Campus were Associate professor with 44 employees; Assistant professor with 31 employees; and Assistant professor with 17 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Purdue University-North Central Campus were Business and Financial Operations with 50 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 47 employees; and Service with 43 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Purdue University-North Central Campus was Male Associate professor with 26 employees, Female Associate professor with 18 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 18 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Purdue University-North Central Campus.

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