Located in our home county of Indiana, Purdue is a world-renowned, public research university that advances discoveries in science, technology, engineering and math.

Rated by the Wall Street Journal as one of the top-ten public universities in the whole of the USA, Purdue was established in 1869 and now has 13 different schools and colleges.

It currently offers 6700 undergraduate courses in 200 specializations, and employs 2000 members of staff.

Purdue alumni include NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong – the first man to walk on the moon – and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Edward Mills Purcell.