Purdue University (March 2022)

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Submitted: 3/17/2022 12:51:00 PM

Mrs. Jenny Strickland: Sr. Co-op Education Programs Manager
Office of Professional Education
Purdue University
500 N. Central Dr.
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907
United States

 

Main University Phone: 765-494-7323
School Email: jnstrick@purdue.edu
University Website: https://www.purdue.edu/
Primary Contact Phone: 765-494-7323
Primary Contact Email: jnstrick@purdue.edu
Program Website: https://www.opp.purdue.edu/

 


Is the data you are providing for the entire university or just a specific campus or program?  Entire University

If 'No', please specify the campus or program:



FALL ENROLLMENT NUMBERS
Total Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science Enrollment (use Fall enrollment numbers):

  • Associate Degree (AS) -
  • Bachelor Degree (BA/BS) -
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) -
  • Master Degree (MS) -
  • Master of Engineering (MENG) -
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD) -

 

ANNUAL DEGREES AWARDED
Total Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science Degrees Awarded (for the academic year … Summer, Fall, Spring):

  • Associate Degree (AS) -
  • Bachelor Degree (BA/BS) -
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) -
  • Master Degree (MS) -
  • Master of Engineering (MENG) -
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD) -

Degree Programs Offered:  Associate, Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate

College/University Type:   Public

General Institutional Characteristics (optional):
 

Purdue University—West Lafayette is a public institution that was founded in 1869. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 34,920 (fall 2020), its setting is city, and the campus size is 2,468 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Purdue University—West Lafayette's ranking in the 2022 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, #49. Its in-state tuition and fees are $9,992; out-of-state tuition and fees are $28,794. Purdue University's West Lafayette, Indiana, campus is the main campus in the Purdue University system, which encompasses four other campuses throughout the state. About 20 percent of students are affiliated with Greek life, and Purdue offers a wide range of activities and organizations. Performance groups include the "All American" Marching Band, six jazz bands and two symphony orchestras. The Boilermakers, Purdue’s athletic teams, compete in the Division I Big Ten Conference and are well known for their dominant men’s and women’s basketball teams. The Boilermaker Special, Purdue’s official mascot, is a railroad locomotive cared for and maintained by the student-run Purdue Reamer Club. Although no students are required to live in university housing, about one-third of undergraduates live on campus. Purdue is made up of 13 schools and colleges, many of which serve both undergraduate and graduate students. Professional and graduate programs include the well-ranked College of Engineering, Krannert School of Management, College of Education and College of Pharmacy. Purdue’s esteemed School of Aeronautics and Astronautics within the College of Engineering has acquired the nickname "Cradle of Astronauts." One popular university tradition: many students mark the beginning and end of their time at Purdue by running through any of the five campus fountains. Notable alumni include legendary college basketball coach and player John Wooden, popcorn entrepreneur Orville Redenbacher and the first man to walk on the moon, Neil Armstrong.


General Program Notes/Information (optional):

 

 


What type of experiential learning program(s) do you have at your university? Co-op Program; Internship Program; Research

 

COOPERATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM Do you have a mandatory Co-op Program? No

Types of co-op programs: Traditional/Alternating Program; Parallel Program; Other

If 'Other', please explain:
 

Purdue offers a unique co-op model called "Learning While Working." Students can earn a co-op certificate for completing a one-year continuous full- time work experience, while earning credit and reducing time to graduation. Some companies will participate in industry-based projects for students to earn academic credit.

Co-op Registration: Zero Credit Option; No Credit - Fee Based; Other

If 'Other', please explain: Students can earn a Co-op Certificate upon graduation.

Co-op Registration Cost (if any): $400 when enrolled in a 0-credit Co-op course for each session

Comments:


Total co-op placements during the academic year to include Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer (count the same student more than once if the student worked more than one term in an academic year):
  • Associate -
  • Bachelor - 1,400
  • Master - 150
  • Doctorate -
Total UNIQUE co-op students placed during the academic year to include Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer (NOTE: Do not count the same student more than once per academic year):
  • Associate -
  • Bachelor - 900
  • Master - 70
  • Doctorate -
Do you offer international co-op assignments? Yes

Number of UNIQUE students who complete an international co-op during the reported period (NOTE: Do not count the same student more than once per academic year): 70

Countries where co-op students were placed: China, France, Germany, South Korea, Brazil, Columbia, Ecuador, Mexico, Spain, Australia, Denmark, Ireland, Singapore, Sweden
INTERNSHIP PROGRAM Do you have a mandatory Internship Program? No

Types of intern programs: Full-Time; Part-Time; Year Round; Summer Only; Other

If 'Other', please explain:

Intern Registration: Zero Credit Option; Other

Intern Registration Cost (if any):

Comments:


Total intern placements during the academic year to include Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer (count the same student more than once if the student worked more than one term in an academic year):
  • Associate -
  • Bachelor -
  • Master -
  • Doctorate -
Total UNIQUE intern students placed during the academic year to include Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer (NOTE: Do not count the same student more than once per academic year):
  • Associate -
  • Bachelor -
  • Master -
  • Doctorate -
Do you offer international intern assignments? Yes

Number of UNIQUE students who complete an international intern during the reported period (NOTE: Do not count the same student more than once per academic year):

Countries where intern students were placed: China, France, Germany, South Korea, Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico, Spain, Australia, Denmark, Ireland, Singapore, Sweden

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