This is part of our series profiling different graduate degree programs and graduate schools at U.S. universities for international students on an F1 Visa or J1 Visa. This week we profile the School of Engineering Education at Purdue University.
Established in 1869, Purdue University’s School of Engineering is located in West Lafayette, Indiana.
- Named after John Purdue, a businessman who donated his money and land to establish the school, Purdue University offers over 200 majors for its more than 40,000 students.
- Purdue also has the 4th largest international student population in the United States, so if you’re a student seeking an F1 visa or J1 visa, Purdue University is a popular option.
With a student-first attitude, Purdue University’s School of Engineering Education seeks to cultivate a culture of driven individuals while also fostering fundamental relationships amongst its students.
- Purdue’s mission to create a dynamic, scholarship-focused engineering education rest itself on three main ideals: “Re-imagining engineering and engineering education, creating field-shaping knowledge, and empowering agents of change.”
The School of Engineering Education is consistently ranked in the Top 10 for its graduate school programs. Its ranked 8th overall in the United States, while also boasting being ranked 8th in Electrical Engineering, 7th in Civil Engineering, 6th in Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, 4th in Industrial Engineering, and 1st in Agricultural and Biological Engineering.