Purdue University Global

  • 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 24:1.
  • 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 to Purdue University Global is University of Maine at Augusta (0.3 miles away).

Top Placements

Purdue University Global places among the top 20% of community colleges in Maine for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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
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Student Body

  • The student population of Purdue University Global has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 45:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Purdue University Global diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,080 students1,107 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio45:124:1
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# Full-Time Students394 students421 students
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# Part-Time Students686 students686 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Purdue University Global.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of ME.
# Undergraduate Students358 students529 students
# Graduate Students36 students36 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
2%
2%
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% Black
3%
3%
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% White
92%
86%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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Diversity Score0.150.26
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College Completion Rate
22%
26%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,400$33,900
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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
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%90%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Purdue University Global and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in ME by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$29,493$12,000
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Purdue University Global and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in ME by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$5,500
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 ME by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
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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