Purdue University

WORLD RANK

2011-12
98

West Lafayette, United States

Region: North America

  • Overall score
    54.0
  • Teaching
    56.6
  • International outlook
    52.6
  • Industry income
    No Data Supplied
  • Research
    49.4
  • Citations
    57.8

Neil Armstrong, the first man on the Moon, is one of the university's 22 astronautic alumni. Founded in 1869 and named after its principal benefactor, John Purdue, it has 40,000 students served by more than 2,700 academics from 10 academic schools and colleges on its 2,552-acre main campus.