Purdue University-North Central Campus

School Highlights

Purdue University-North Central Campus serves 6,177 students
The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 53%.

Top Placements

Purdue University-North Central Campus places among the top 20% of community colleges in Indiana for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 177 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Purdue University-North Central Campus(IN) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsLess than 2 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty177 staff28 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Purdue University-North Central Campus has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The Purdue University-North Central Campus diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment6,177 students1,806 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio35:134:1
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# Full-Time Students-507 students
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# Part-Time Students-1,299 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
-
% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
5%
2%
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% Black
3%
6%
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% White
86%
47%
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% Two or more races
1%
-
% Non Resident races
2%
-
% Unknown races
-
44%
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Diversity Score0.260.58
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$40,500$30,600
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $7,329 is more than the state average of $6,878. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $17,447 is more than the state average of $9,519. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$7,329$6,878
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Out-State Tuition Fees$17,447$9,519
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid82%89%
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Median Debt for Graduates$25,000$20,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,729$6,334
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Acceptance Rate73%78%
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SAT Reading465465
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SAT Math480480
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SAT Writing450450
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ACT Composite2121
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ACT English1919
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ACT Math2121
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ACT Writing77
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Purdue University-North Central Campus is Brown Mackie College-Michigan City (6.5 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 112 students | 6.50 Mi325 E US Hwy 20
    Michigan City IN  46360
    (219) 877-3100
    6.50112
  • 218 students | 19.30 Mi111 W 10th St Ste 111
    Hobart IN  46342
    (219) 942-1459
    19.30218
  • 8,559 students | 22.00 Mi1440 E 35th Ave
    Gary IN  46409
    (219) 981-1111
    22.008,559
  • 512 students | 23.50 Mi1000 E 80th Place, Suite 2055
    Merrillville IN  46410
    (219) 769-3321
    23.50512
  • Ancilla College
    Private, non-profit
    400 students | 29.20 Mi9601 S. Union Road
    Donaldson IN  46513
    (574) 936-8898
    29.20400
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Did You Know?
For Indiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,878 per year for in-state students and $9,519 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,017 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Indiana is 86%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Indiana community colleges have a diversity score of 0.58, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Indiana is MedTech College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.