Purdue University

Purdue University

Purdue University

Overview
Date Founded

1869

Headquarters

INDIANA,USA

Employees (Worldwide)

18.7K

Industries

Government

Company Description

Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, is the flagship university of the six-campus Purdue University system. Purdue was founded on May 6, 1869, as a land-grant university when the Indiana General Assembly, taking advantage of the Morrill Act, accepted a donation of land and money from Lafayette businessman John Purdue to establish a college of science, technology, and agriculture in his name. The first classes were held on September 16, 1874, with six instructors and 39 students. The university was founded with the gift of $150,000 from John Purdue, a Lafayette business leader and philanthropist, along with $50,000 from Tippecanoe County, and 150 acres (0.6 km²) of land from Lafayette residents in support of the project. In 1869, it was decided that the new school would be built near the city of Lafayette and established as Purdue University, in the name of the institution’s principal benefactor. The West Lafayette campus offers more than 200 majors for undergraduates, over 70 master’s and doctoral programs, and professional degrees in pharmacy and veterinary medicine. In addition, Purdue has 18 intercollegiate sports teams and more than 850 student organizations. Today, Purdue is a member of the Big Ten Conference. Purdue enrolls the second largest student body of any university in Indiana as well as the fourth largest international student population of any university in the United States.

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Executives & Employees

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Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer, Founder at Cleveland Avenue LLC

Former President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Cyberonics, Inc.

Faculty, Staff & Facilities at Missouri University of Science and Technology

Vice President and Executive Director at Intrexon Institute for Biomolecular Research

Former Professor-Operating Systems at The University of Edinburgh

Vice Chairman & Director at Research Institute for Fragrance Materials, Inc.

Founder at House Investments

Distinguished Alumni
Samuel R. Allen is now Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Deere & Co.
Satish Kallam Reddy is now Former Chief Executive Officer at Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd.
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Purdue University purchases Kaplan University from Graham Holdings Co.

Advisors & Consultants
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Chief of Staff at American University

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
Total Enterprise Value
Earnings Per Share
Revenue
$1.53B
Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
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Awards & Honors
Rank #105
2010
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy 400
Rank #117
2009
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy 400
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