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Purdue University

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at Purdue

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By Major
Aerospace EngineeringC+
Animal StudiesB+
Business - Management and AdministrationC+
Chemical EngineeringC
Civil EngineeringB
Computer EngineeringC
Computer ScienceC-
Electrical EngineeringB-
Engineering DepartmentC+
Geography and GeosciencesA+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B
Industrial DesignC
Industrial Operations EngineeringB-
Interior DesignC-
Mechanical EngineeringB
Political ScienceB-
PreMed and MedicalB

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... It has a pretty cool city, Lafayette, which has tons of stores and restaurants ...Read full comment
... Came from California, experienced a strong college campus lifestyle vs big city university ...Read full comment
Purdue is not for everyone. If hard work, competition and lack of sensitivity scares you, then you are at the wrong school. Stay Ivy if you are a lega...Read full comment
... I came here from Chicago, so the "city" itself is pretty lame, but the university always has amazing stuff going on ...Read full comment
... If you go to IU, you are usually labeled as a rich, snobby, good-looking city boy/girl who drowns herself/himself in alcohol ...Read full comment
... If you like living in a big city with a complicated public transportation system that can get you anywhere without a car, then I do not recomm...Read full comment
... The only good thing about Greater Lafayette as a city is that it's driving distance to Chicago ...Read full comment
... The campus life leaves must to be desired, the surrounding "city" is nothing but fast-food restaurants, ma & pa shops, and factories ...Read full comment
... Purdue University is located in West Lafayette, a town of only about 20,000 people, but is right across the Wabash River from Lafayette, a city o...Read full comment
... ) Yet you can still go across the river to the city of Lafayette if you want to get away from it all (still in walking distance) ...Read full comment
Going to Purdue was a good experience. If you were one of the big fish in your high school, you owe it to yourself to experience competition against ...Read full comment
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