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Prospective Student Experiences

With several unique in-person and virtual visit opportunities available to you, explore how one small step can lead to your next giant leap at Purdue. Our students are persistent. They drive innovation. And, most importantly they move the world forward, together. Are you ready to see if Purdue is the perfect fit for you? Check out our visit opportunities below!

Introducing Purdue

Want to fully experience what Purdue has to offer? During this full-day visit, take part in the Information Fair, Academic and Admission information sessions and more!

Daily Visits

Daily Visits are a great way to see life at Purdue! Start with an Academic Campus tour, followed by our Admissions presentation, and end with a student life tour.

Purdue Diversity Day

A full-day visit program that is open to 8-12 graders, with an emphasis on welcoming minority students. You will talk with academic advisors, tour campus, see residence halls and hear what current students are saying about life at Purdue.

An Evening With Admissions

Explore the breathtaking views of campus from the comfort of your home through a virtual tour. Then, hear from an admissions counselor as they talk you through applying, how applications are reviewed and student life.

Preview Purdue

Not sure if you can make it to campus? No worries! Purdue comes to you through events in (or near) your hometown! Join us for an event near you to gain valuable insights into student life, majors, the application process and more.

Real Talk Diversity Chats

These sessions are all about community - if you have questions about transitioning from high school to college, social justice, finding your community, connecting with faculty, or the best spot on campus to relax, this is the event for you!

Still looking to connect? An Admissions Counselor can help guide you as you explore all the options at Purdue.

Connect with a Counselor

Want to learn more about what Purdue has to offer?

You may also like to schedule a group visit or explore college visit opportunities below. 

College of Agriculture

Schedule a custom visit to tour the Purdue Agriculture Campus and explore the possibilities by connecting with students and staff!

We invite you to tour the Agriculture campus with a student Ag Ambassador and meet with staff in the academic department(s) you are interested in learning more about.  

If you’re unable to come to campus or prefer to meet virtually, live virtual tours and college information sessions are also available. The event titles on the registration page specify what is offered for every date on the calendar. No matter where you are in your college search journey, a custom visit is a great next step!

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College of Education

Make a difference in the life of others by becoming part of the College of Education at Purdue.

Inspire, Impact, Engage. Custom Visits with the College of Education are designed for students at any stage of their college search. Learn more about the College of Education and find out if it's the right fit for you by registering below for a custom visit!

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College of Engineering

The Office of Future Engineers in the College of Engineering is committed to doing everything they can to find alternatives for students who want to learn more about campus and available programs, but may not be able to visit campus.

Learn more about visit opportunities

Exploratory Studies

Exploratory Studies is offering hands-on, one-on-one personal attention to all inquisitive students and their families.

To schedule an appointment, call 765-494-0843 or email exploratory@purdue.edu.


College of Health and Human Sciences

From hospitality to healthcare, business to brain-behavior, Purdue University’s College of Health and Human Sciences (HHS) interdisciplinary researchers and students work together to enhance human health and well-being across the lifespan.

ATTEND AN HHS INFORMATION SESSION

Visit campus and attend a College of Health and Human Sciences Information session! These group visits allow students and families to meet with a member of their student services team to discuss potential majors and opportunities within HHS.

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Register for a School of Nursing Information Session

Let HHS show you all the exciting opportunities, facilities, and experiences that await you in the School of Nursing.

REGISTER HERE


Explore the HHS Virtual Webpage

Discover more information about your major through one-on-one or group virtual appointments, or by chatting with recruitment staff and HHS Student Ambassadors. Plus, see informational presentations from academic advisors and watch videos of outstanding senior students from each academic unit.

Check it out


John Martinson Honors College

The John Martinson Honors College is an academic residential college that seeks to educate the whole student, bridging the gap between curricular and extracurricular learning. 

Visit the Honors College

Students and families will have the opportunity to meet with a member of the recruiting team to find out more about the Honors College curriculum, speak with a current Honors College Ambassador, and receive a tour of Honors College facilities.

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Chat With the Honors College

Live chat with the Honors College team to get your questions answered, learn more about the curriculum, and the opportunities that await you in the Honors College.

CHAT WITH HONORS

College of Liberal Arts

Explore what it means to be a Liberal Arts Boilermaker! 

The College of Liberal Arts wants to help you discover how over 40 Liberal Arts majors can align your passions and interests into successful career goals!  Check out their digital brochure and watch their “Explore Our Majors” video that will help you explore the many opportunities that await you as a Liberal Arts Boilermaker!

In-Person Custom Visits

Schedule an in-person, one-on-one meeting with a recruitment staff member, current student and/or faculty member with one of Liberal Art's Custom Visits. Register for your preferred day and time. Additional information will be shared directly with you upon registration.

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Virtual Liberal Arts Sessions

Take your first “virtual” step and explore the arts, humanities, and social sciences at Purdue! These virtual experiences include academic presentations, student panels, and much more. Plus with their virtual chat feature, you can interact and ask any questions you might have. Explore the unique opportunities we have waiting for you!

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Krannert School of Management

Why Krannert? This is where global business leaders begin.

As a top-ranked business school operating within a university at the forefront of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education, Krannert provides its students with a unique competitive edge that few institutions can match.

Take a broader look at Purdue and the School of Management and learn more.

Krannert Information Sessions 

The best way to find out more for yourself is to schedule an in-person visit! 
Sign up for a Krannert Information Session, offered most Mondays and Fridays at 11:30 a.m. during the fall semester.

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Krannert Custom Visit

If you are unable to make it to campus on a Monday or Friday, sign up for a custom visit with a Krannert Undergraduate Recruiter. These custom visits with recruiters last around 30-45 minutes, with an optional tour after the appointment, pending Management Ambassador availability.

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College of Pharmacy

For more than 125 years, Purdue's College of Pharmacy has trained the world's elite pharmacy leaders through acclaimed curricula, preeminent faculty, & active industry partnerships.

Explore more about the College of Pharmacy through one of the visit opportunities offered!

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Purdue Polytechnic Institute

Bring your innovation, creativity, and problem-solving skills to the Polytechnic!

Learn more about the unique educational approach available in the 30+ majors of the Polytechnic’s 6 academic areas – engineering technologies, computing and graphics, aviation, construction, and technology leadership and education – and review their degree programs for high-demand career fields. 

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Interested in one of the Polytechnic’s aviation-focused degrees? Register for an aviation session, which includes a visit to the Purdue airport.

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Explore all of their majors, review recent graduate outcome data and download materials from their Prospective Student page here


College of Science

It’s a place where “what if” becomes “why not?” 
It’s a place where you will fit right in.

Purdue’s College of Science is a place where faculty and students work together to resolve some of the world’s toughest challenges: combating infectious diseases, exploring life on Mars, refining artificial intelligence or unraveling climate change.

Schedule an appointment to talk with a recruiter, visit campus or meet with our student ambassadors.

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College of Veterinary Medicine

The Purdue Veterinary Nursing Program has been educating students for almost 50 years. Since 2019, we have been rated the #1 veterinary technology program by TheBestColleges.org.

Graduates are in high demand due to our commitment to quality education. In addition to excellent classroom instruction, our students complete over 1200 hours of clinical experience in the Purdue Veterinary Hospital. 

Would you like to learn more? Schedule an in-person or virtual appointment with a member of our team. Call 765-494-7893 or email PVM Admissions and Recruitment.


Where you choose to live plays an integral role in your college experiences.

Purdue University Residences provide an environment that will make you feel right at home, while at the same time being in the middle of campus life!

UNIVERSITY RESIDENCES HOUSING & DINING TOURS

Planning to visit campus? Sign up for a University Residences Housing & Dining Tour! These tours are designed for students at any stage of their college search. You'll be able to learn about our facilities and accommodations, leadership opportunities, delicious food and incredible student experiences. All tours are led by current students and include stops in at least one residence hall showroom, a dining court, and community spaces.

Register Here

With 11 years of frozen tuition, meaning that Purdue's tuition has not increased since 2012 – we are committed to helping you access a world-class, affordable education.

In addition, our office can help you through the financial aid process and understanding your options to pay for college because we believe your next giant leap starts here. Visit our website for more information.

Currently DFA's office (Schleman Hall, Room 305) is open to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST, Monday - Friday. Virtual office hours are also available Monday-Friday from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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Here at Purdue, we have a campus community full of diverse opportunities and exciting experiences.

As a Boilermaker, students have the chance to build friendships that will last a lifetime.

There are so many great things to be involved in whether it is by joining one of our over 1,000 student clubs and organizations, or just by meeting peers within residence halls, the ways to get involved on campus are endless. Check out some of our student life opportunities!

Student organizations and clubs Purdue's Cultural Centers Purdue music organizations Purdue band

Explore Campus

Take a 360-degree look at campus and stop along the way to check out campus facts, photos and videos of the places that you'll frequent as a future Boilermaker!

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