Purdue University

WORLD RANK

2012-13
69

West Lafayette, United States

Region: North America

  • Overall score
    63.8
  • Teaching
    59.8
  • International outlook
    54.8
  • Industry income
    No Data Supplied
  • Research
    71.9
  • Citations
    63.1

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.