Purdue University Global

14 Marketplace Drive
Augusta, ME 04330-2415
Tel: 8009877734
  • Purdue University Global provides a positive learning experience so that you can develop and enhance the skills that you need to ensure a successful career. Our focus is on your future. The moment you walk through our doors, you will receive one-on-one guidance throughout your entire educational experience. The right education is one you can use to improve your daily life. Get it at Purdue University Global.  
School Highlights
  • Purdue University Global serves 1,080 students (36% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 45:1 is higher than the state community college average of 22:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 14%.
  • Purdue University Global is one of 2 community colleges within Kennebec County, ME.
  • The nearest community college is University of Maine at Augusta (0.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Purdue University Global(ME) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesAssociate of Arts Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty24 staff40 staff
Purdue University Global Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,080 has grown by 18% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 45:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has grown by 31% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,080 students1,107 students
Purdue University Global Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio45:122:1
Purdue University Global Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students394 students421 students
Purdue University Global Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students686 students686 students
Purdue University Global Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Purdue University Global Enrollment Breakdown ME All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students358 students529 students
# Graduate Students36 students36 students
Purdue University Global Graduation BreakDown ME All Graduation Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Purdue University Global American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Purdue University Global Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Purdue University Global Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Purdue University Global Black (2007-2016)
% White
Purdue University Global White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Purdue University Global More (2014-2016)
Purdue University Global Ethnicity Breakdown ME All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.150.26
Purdue University Global Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Purdue University Global Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2011)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,400$33,900
Purdue University Global Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $10,710 is less than the state average of $12,482. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$10,710$12,482
Purdue University Global In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%90%
Purdue University Global % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$29,493$12,000
Purdue University Global Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$5,500
Purdue University Global Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Classes begin every ten weeks during the day or evening. Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.Visit a KU-Maine website today to learn more about our Associate's, Bachelor's, and Master's degree programs
  • http://www.maine.purdueglobal.edu

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