Purdue University-North Central Campus

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,251
1.96% growth from 2015
2016 Average Net Price
$6,942
After Financial Aid
2016 Enrolled Students
6,092
35% Full-Time

About

Purdue University-North Central Campus is a higher education institution located in LaPorte County, IN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Purdue University-North Central Campus were Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services (69 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (65 degrees), and General Psychology (45 degrees).

In 2016, 567 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Purdue University-North Central Campus. 57.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (476 degrees), 13.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (35 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Purdue University-North Central Campus is $6,251, which is $−22,079 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2016, the median undergraduate tuition at Purdue University-North Central Campus is $6,251

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,942.

In 2016, 28% of undergraduate students attending Purdue University-North Central Campus received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 28% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,251
2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Purdue University-North Central Campus was $6,251.

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Average Net Price

$6,942
2016 Value
6.94%
1 Year Growth

In 2016 Purdue University-North Central Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,942. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Purdue University-North Central Campus grew by 6.94%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

28%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
28%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

28% of undergraduate students at Purdue University-North Central Campus received financial aid through grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 28% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Purdue University-North Central Campus had a total enrollment of 6,092 students in 2016. The full-time enrollment at Purdue University-North Central Campus is 2,135 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,957. This means that 35% of students enrolled at Purdue University-North Central Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Purdue University-North Central Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 76.4% White, 13.6% Hispanic or Latino, 5.2% Black or African American, 2.12% Asian, 2.02% Two or More Races, 0.361% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0328% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Purdue University-North Central Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (46.3%), followed by White Male (33.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.45%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (56%), followed by White Female (40%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

35%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Purdue University-North Central Campus in 2016, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,092 students. The full-time enrollment at Purdue University-North Central Campus is 2,135 and the part-time enrollment is 3,957. This means that 35% of students enrolled at Purdue University-North Central Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%
2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Purdue University-North Central Campus was 53%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Purdue University-North Central Campus had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2016)
  1. White
    4,654 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    829 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    317 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Purdue University-North Central Campus is 76.4% White, 13.6% Hispanic or Latino, 5.2% Black or African American, 2.12% Asian, 2.02% Two or More Races, 0.361% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0328% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2016, 89 more women than men received degrees from Purdue University-North Central Campus. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Purdue University-North Central Campus is white (476 degrees awarded). There were 13.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (35 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Purdue University-North Central Campus is Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services (69 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (65 degrees) and General Psychology (45 degrees).

In 2016,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Purdue University-North Central Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (81 degrees awarded), Psychology (45 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (19 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Purdue University-North Central Campus are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Purdue University-North Central Campus in 2016 are Engineering Technologies (81 degrees awarded), Psychology (45 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (19 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees), and Business (151 degrees) (as of 2016).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Purdue University-North Central Campus are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Purdue University-North Central Campus are Engineering Technologies (81 degrees awarded), Psychology (45 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (19 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees), and Business (151 degrees) (as of 2016).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Purdue University-North Central Campus are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at Purdue University-North Central Campus are Engineering Technologies (81 degrees awarded), Psychology (45 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (19 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (19 degrees), and Business (151 degrees) (as of 2016).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Purdue University-North Central Campus.
Most Common (2016)
  1. 69 degrees awarded
  2. 65 degrees awarded
  3. 45 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Purdue University-North Central Campus was Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services with 69 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

239
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2016
328
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2016

In 2016, 239 degrees were awarded to men at Purdue University-North Central Campus, which is 0.729 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (328).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 33 degrees were awarded to men at Purdue University-North Central Campus in Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services, which is 0.917 times less than the 36 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 58 degrees were awarded to men at Purdue University-North Central Campus in Registered Nursing, which is 8.29 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2016 at Purdue University-North Central Campus is Male and Two or More Races (50% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2016)
  1. White
    476 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    35 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Purdue University-North Central Campus is white (476 degrees awarded). There were 13.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (35 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2016)
  1. White Female
    278 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    198 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Purdue University-North Central Campus is white female (278 degrees awarded). There were 1.4 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (198 degrees).

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Operations

Purdue University-North Central Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $3.73M, as of the end of the 2016 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 402k (10.8%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2016, Purdue University-North Central Campus had a total salary expenditure of 39.5M. Purdue University-North Central Campus employs 44 Associate professors, 31 Assistant professors and 17 Lecturers. Most academics at Purdue University-North Central Campus are Male Associate professor (26), Female Associate professor (18), and Female Assistant professor (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Purdue University-North Central Campus are: Business and Financial Operations, with 50 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 47 employees, and Service with 43 employees.

Endowment

$3.73M
2016 Endowment
5.34%
decline from 2015

Purdue University-North Central Campus has an endowment valued at about $3.73M, as of the end of the 2016 fiscal year. The endowment of Purdue University-North Central Campus declined 5.34% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $45.5M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$19.8M
2016 Salaries
4.46%
decline from 2015

In 2016, Purdue University-North Central Campus paid a median of $19.8M in salaries, which represents 50.2% of their overall expenditure ($39.5M) and a 4.46% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.52M
Instructional Salaries
105
Number of Employees

In 2016, Purdue University-North Central Campus paid a total of $7.52M to 105 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
44 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
50 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Purdue University-North Central Campus were Associate professor with 44 employees, Assistant professor with 31 employees, and Lecturer with 17 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Purdue University-North Central Campus were Business and Financial Operations with 50 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 47 employees, and Service with 43 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2016)
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Purdue University-North Central Campus was Male Associate professor with 26 employees, Female Associate professor with 18 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 18 employees.

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