9000 Keystone Crossing, Suite 800
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • We at Professional Careers Institute are dedicated to assisting students in acquiring marketable skills for the workplace of today and the future. We have designed our programs to include both theory and practical hands-on application to help students develop newly acquired skills and gain confidence in their new abilities.

School Highlights

Purdue University Global serves 38,138 students (26% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 38,138 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 35:1
  • Minority enrollment: 45%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Purdue University Global ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Completion Rates

School Overview

The teacher population of 1,085 teachers has grown by 2160% over five years.
Purdue University Global
(IN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
Less than 2 years (below associate)
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
1,085 staff
119 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Purdue University Global has grown by 7291% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The Purdue University Global diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has grown by 23% over five years.
Total Enrollment
38,138 students
4,368 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
35:1
23:1
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# Full-Time Students
10,013 students
1,837 students
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# Part-Time Students
28,125 students
2,801 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
n/a
315 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
4,753 students
3,588 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
5,260 students
5,260 students
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IN All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
24,054 students
238 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
4,071 students
35 students
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IN All Part Time Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
83 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
3%
1%
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% Hispanic
11%
4%
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% Black
22%
7%
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% White
55%
42%
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% Two or more races
4%
2%
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% Unknown races
4%
44%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score
0.63
0.62
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
65%
40%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.13%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$24,900
$31,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
76%
89%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$9,500
$13,625
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,518
$4,867
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Purdue University Global and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in IN by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
74%
SAT Reading
n/a
485
SAT Math
n/a
485
SAT Writing
n/a
465
ACT Composite
n/a
22
ACT English
n/a
21
ACT Math
n/a
21
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • At Professional Careers Institute, the student is able to earn an Associate of Applied Science or Associate of Arts Degree as applicable. All programs include an externship or clinicals which build upon the classroom experience. The externship enables the student to apply newly learned skills in a workplace environment. The student can earn diplomas at Professional Careers Institute in Dental Assistant, Massage Therapy, Medical/Dental Office Administration, Medical Assistant and Computer Office Administration. PCI occupies approximately 17,500 square feet with lighted parking surrounding the facility. The facility includes classrooms, laboratories, a library/resource center, a student lounge and offices. PCI is easily accessible and is located just off Interstate 465 at the 71st Street exit on the west side of Indianapolis. Professional Careers Institute is fully aAccredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Purdue University Global's ranking?

Purdue University Global ranks among the top 20% of community college in Indiana for: Largest student body, Highest completion rates and Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 38,138 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 35:1
  • Minority enrollment: 45%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Marion County, IN community colleges have a diversity score of 0.45, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Marion County, IN is Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Indianapolis. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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