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Tuition and Fees

Tuition at Purdue University has not increased since 2012 and will remain flat at least through the 2020-21 school year.

Estimated Cost of Attendance, 2020-21

The cost of attending Purdue University varies depending on factors such as where a student chooses to live, travel expenses, food costs, enrollment in a specific program or college/school, etc. Below are estimated costs for the 2020-2021 academic year (two semesters of full-time enrollment). Part-time students can find costs by credit hour on the Bursar website.

Tuition and Fee Estimates

Indiana Resident

Nonresident

International*

Billed Expenses

Tuition/Fees+

$9,992**

$28,794**

$30,794**

Room/Board

$10,030

$10,030

$10,030

SUBTOTAL

$20,022

$38,824

$40,824

Other Estimated Expenses

Books/Supplies

$1,010

$1,010

$1,010

Transportation

$250

$250+

$2,280

Miscellaneous

$1,530

$1,530

$1,530

SUBTOTAL

$2,790

$2,790

$4,820

ESTIMATED TOTAL

$22,812

$41,614

$45,644

+ Tuition will remain frozen at current rates through the 2020-21 academic year.

+Estimated transportation costs are higher for students who fly from their home to campus.

*International students are those who hold F, J, and some other visa types

**Some programs have additional fees:

  • Computer Science - $2,050
  • Data Science - $2,050
  • Engineering - $2,050
  • Management - $1,436
  • Purdue Polytechnic - $572
  • Flight - Individual courses in this program have additional fees; please refer to the Bursar website or contact the department for specific flight course fees.
  • Honors College - $200
  This information is subject to change without notice.
  If you enroll in classes but must withdraw before the semester starts, Purdue will refund your tuition/fees. After classes begin, refunds are reduced proportionally. Students who have certain types of federal financial aid are subject to other refund schedules.
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