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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!

Daily Visits - West Lafayette

Daily Visits are a great way to see life at Purdue! Start with an Admissions Information Session and then explore campus with a student tour guide!

Daily Visits - Indianapolis

A Daily Visit at Purdue in Indianapolis will introduce you to Purdue's comprehensive urban campus! Start with an Admissions Information Session and then explore campus with a student tour guide!

Twilight Tour - West Lafayette

Can't make it to campus during the day? Allow one of our current students to be your guide during an evening tour of campus!

Campus Tour - West Lafayette

Join us for a guided tour of our beautiful academic and residential campus in West Lafayette led by one of our current student tour guides.

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!

Purdue Diversity Day

A full-day visit program that is open to 8-12 graders. You will have the opportunity to learn about next steps for getting to college, Purdue majors, tour campus, eat in a dining court, and hear what current students say about life at Purdue.

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.

An Evening With Admissions

Attend a virtual information session from the comfort of your home! Hear from an admissions counselor as they talk you through applying, how applications are reviewed and student life on campus.

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!

Transfer Tracks

A virtual visit opportunity designed just for transfer students! If you are a transfer student that wants to learn more about Purdue and the transfer process or would like to meet with one of our admissions counselors, this is the visit for you!

Transfer Talks

As a transfer student, what you want to get out of an information session may be different than what a high school student wants. This virtual opportunity includes an admissions presentation and a chance to hear from current transfer students!

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 student panels 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

Purdue engineers support human flourishing in a number of ways within a vast array of industries. From mechanical and aerospace engineering to biomedical, chemical and more, our engineers are making a difference in the world and you can too!

Attend an Information Session or Visit our office.
The Office of Future Engineers offers on campus information sessions throughout the year as well as opportunities for visitors to talk with current engineering students and staff. Schedule a session with us or stop by our office to learn more about the 17 engineering majors offered at Purdue and how you can start your journey with us.

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Exploratory Studies

EXPLORATORY STUDIES IS OFFERING HANDS-ON, ONE-ON-ONE PERSONAL MEETING OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL PROSPECTIVE AND ADMITTED STUDENTS AND THEIR GUESTS.

Schedule an in-person or virtual visit with Exploratory Studies!

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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 NURSING AND RELATED HEALTHCARE INFORMATION SESSION

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

REGISTER HERE


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 an Honors College Ambassador to find out more about the Honors College curriculum, the student experience in the Honors College, and receive a tour of Honors College facilities

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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 visit opportunities below to see what being a Liberal Arts Boilermaker is all about! 

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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Daniels School of Business

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, Purdue's School of Business provides its students with a unique competitive edge that few institutions can match.

Information Sessions 

The best way to find out more for yourself is to schedule an in-person visit! 
Sign up for a School of Business Information Session, offered most Mondays and Fridays.

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Custom Visit

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

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College of Pharmacy

For 140 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!  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.

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With 13 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.

The Division of Financial Aid's office (Stewart Center, Room G18) is open to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday. 

Frozen Tuition Testimony DFA Website

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 Musical 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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