Purdue University

REPUTATION RANK

2012
47

West Lafayette, United States

Region: North America

  • Overall reputation score
    7.1
  • Reputation (teaching)
    7.3
  • Reputation (research)
    7

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.