Purdue University Global

9000 Keystone Crossing, Suite 800
Indianapolis, IN 46240
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  • 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 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.

Top Rankings

Purdue University Global ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Indiana for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 1,085 teachers has grown by 2612% over five years.
Purdue University Global(IN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse FieldsAssociate's--Public Urban-serving Multicampus
Institution LevelFour or more yearsLess than 2 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty1,085 staff119 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Purdue University Global has grown by 4303% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The Purdue University Global diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment38,138 students4,340 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio35:124:1
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# Full-Time Students10,013 students1,539 students
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# Part-Time Students28,125 students2,801 students
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# Undergraduate Students4,753 students2,699 students
# Graduate Students5,260 students5,260 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
3%
1%
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% Hispanic
11%
5%
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% Black
22%
9%
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% White
55%
41%
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% Two or more races
4%
2%
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% Unknown races
4%
42%
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Diversity Score0.630.64
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College Completion Rate
65%
40%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,900$31,500
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid76%88%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$13,625
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,518$4,867
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Purdue University Global is International Business College-Indianapolis (4.3 miles away).
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