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%.
  • Purdue University-North Central Campus is one of 2 community colleges within La Porte County, IN.
  • The nearest community college to Purdue University-North Central Campus is Brown Mackie College-Michigan City (6.5 miles away).

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 stayed the same 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 grown by 8% 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%
-
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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

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