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Prospective Student Experiences

With several unique in-person and virtual visit opportunities available to you, explore how one small step can lead to your next giant leap at Purdue. Our students are persistent. They drive innovation. And, most importantly they move the world forward, together. Are you ready to see if Purdue is the perfect fit for you? Check out our visit opportunities below!

Fall Preview Days

Want to fully experience what Purdue has to offer? Take part in the Information Fair, Academic and Admission information sessions, lunch in one of our Dining Courts and more!

Daily Visits

Daily Visits are a great way to see life at Purdue! Start with an Academic Campus tour, followed by our Admissions presentation, and end with a student life tour.

Explore Purdue

A full day visit program in the fall that is open to grades 8 through 12, with an emphasis on welcoming minority students. You will talk with academic advisors, tour campus, see residence halls and hear what current students are saying about life at Purdue.

An Evening With Admissions

Explore the breathtaking views of campus from the comfort of your home through a virtual tour. Then, hear from an admissions counselor as they talk you through applying, how applications are reviewed and student life.

Preview Purdue

Not sure if you can make it to campus? No worries! Purdue comes to you through events in (or near) your hometown! Join us for an event near you to gain valuable insights into student life, majors, the application process and more.

Real Talk Diversity Chats

These sessions are all about community - if you have questions about transitioning from high school to college, social justice, finding your community, connecting with faculty, or the best spot on campus to relax, this is the event for you!

Virtual Campus Tour

Through this self-guided interactive tour, you can walk in the shoes of a Boilermaker without ever leaving your home. Experience beautiful campus views, see where you can enjoy a fountain run, climb the rock wall at Co-Rec, and more!

Explore

Still looking for ways to connect?

Reach out to an Admissions Counselor today! They can help guide you as you explore all the options at Purdue, answer questions and connect you with students and staff to learn more about your interests!

Connect with a Counselor

Want to learn more about what Purdue has to offer?

You may also like exploring our college visit opportunities and learning more about student life, housing and dining and the Division of Financial Aid:

College of Agriculture

Join Purdue Agriculture's student Ag Ambassadors for a virtual or in-person custom visit tour around the Agriculture campus!

Bring your questions as they show you around campus either in-person or via a Zoom video call depending on availability and campus conditions. Both daytime and evening virtual and in-person tours are available. The event titles on the registration page specify what is offered for every date on the calendar. Register for yours today!

Register

College of Education

Make a difference in the life of others by becoming part of the College of Education at Purdue.

Inspire, Impact, Engage. Custom Visits with the College of Education are designed for students at any stage of their college search. Learn more about the College of Education and find out if it's the right fit for you by registering below for a custom visit!

Register

College of Engineering

The Office of Future Engineers in the College of Engineering is committed to doing everything they can to find alternatives for students who want to learn more about campus and available programs, but may not be able to visit campus.

Learn more about visit opportunities

Exploratory Studies

Exploratory Studies is offering hands-on, one-on-one personal attention to all inquisitive students and their families.

To schedule an appointment, call 765-494-0843 or email exploratory@purdue.edu.


College of Health and Human Sciences

From hospitality to healthcare, business to brain behavior, Purdue University’s College of Health and Human Sciences interdisciplinary researchers and students work together to enhance human health and well-being across the lifespan.

Schedule an Appointment

You can schedule an appointment to meet with a member of HHS Student Services. Register here.

Students interested in learning more about the School of Nursing are encouraged to attend a Nursing Information Session. Register here.

Explore the HHS Virtual Webpage

Discover more information about the variety of majors offered in the College of Health and Human Sciences, spanning business, education, healthcare and behavioral/social sciences. Connect with recruitment staff or student ambassadors. Plus, see informational presentations from academic advisors and watch videos of outstanding senior students from each academic unit.

Learn More

Honors College

The Purdue Honors College is an academic residential college that seeks to educate the whole student, bridging the gap between curricular and extracurricular learning. 

Visit the Honors College

Students and families will have the opportunity to meet with a member of the recruiting team to find out more about the Honors College curriculum, speak with a current Honors College Ambassador, and receive a tour of Honors College facilities.

Register

Chat With the Honors College

Live chat with the Honors College team to get your questions answered, learn more about the curriculum, and the opportunities that await you in the Honors College.

CHAT WITH HONORS

College of Liberal Arts

Explore what it means to be a Liberal Arts Boilermaker! 

The College of Liberal Arts wants to help you discover how over 40 Liberal Arts majors can align your passions and interests into successful career goals!  Check out their digital brochure and watch their “Explore Our Majors” video that will help you explore the many opportunities that await you as a Liberal Arts Boilermaker!

In-Person Custom Visits

Schedule an in-person, one-on-one meeting with a recruitment staff member, current student and/or faculty member with one of Liberal Art's Custom Visits. Register for your preferred day and time. Additional information will be shared directly with you upon registration.

Register

Virtual Liberal Arts Sessions

Take your first “virtual” step and explore the arts, humanities, and social sciences at Purdue! These virtual experiences include academic presentations, student panels, and much more. Plus with their virtual chat feature, you can interact and ask any questions you might have. Explore the unique opportunities we have waiting for you!

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Krannert School of Management

Krannert offers 8 degrees to prepare you to excel in the business world, including three new degrees: Business Analytics and Information Management, Integrated Business and Engineering, and Supply Chain and Operations Management.

Krannert Information Sessions 

Want to learn more? Schedule an in-person visit! 
Sign up for a Krannert Information Session, offered most Mondays and Fridays at 11:30 a.m. during the fall semester.

Register

College of Pharmacy

For more than 125 years, Purdue's College of Pharmacy has trained the world's elite pharmacy leaders through acclaimed curricula, preeminent faculty, & active industry partnerships.

Explore more about the College of Pharmacy through one of the visit opportunities offered!

 Learn more about visit opportunities

Purdue Polytechnic Institute

Bring your innovation, creativity, and problem-solving skills to the Polytechnic!

Learn more about the unique educational approach the Polytechnic uses in the 30+ majors of their six academic areas: computing and graphics, aviation, construction, technology leadership and education, and engineering technologies – and review their degree programs in high-demand career fields. Register for one of their information sessions today to learn more!

You can also explore all of their majors, review recent graduate's outcome data and download materials from their Prospective Student page here.

Register

College of Science

Purdue's College of Science transforms bright minds into brilliant luminaries who will change the next century of science and technology.

Chemist–botanists, data scientist–physicists, mathematician–geoscientists — Purdue Science students combine their interests through more than 40 degree programs in 7 highly ranked departments.

 Explore Visit Opportunities

College of Veterinary Medicine

The Veterinary Nursing Office is available to assist you in many ways, so please feel free to contact them when needed.

The Veterinary Nursing advisors are available to discuss questions, student life, and college life transition. Give them a call at 765-496-6579 or email vetnurse@purdue.edu for more information.


Where you choose to live plays an integral role in your college experience.

Purdue University Residences provide an environment that will make you feel right at home, while at the same time being in the middle of campus life!

There are several housing choices and dining options to choose from.

Housing Information

With 10 years of frozen tuition, meaning that Purdue's tuition has not increased since 2012 – we are committed to helping you access a world-class, affordable education.

In addition, our office can help you through the financial aid process and understanding your options to pay for college because we believe your next giant leap starts here. Visit our website for more information.

Currently DFA's office (Schleman Hall, Room 305) is open to walk-in visitors on a first-come, first-served basis from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST, Monday - Friday. Virtual office hours are also available Monday-Friday from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Frozen Tuition Testimony DFA Website

Here at Purdue, we have a campus community full of diverse opportunities and exciting experiences.

As a Boilermaker, students have the chance to build friendships that will last a lifetime.

There are so many great things to be involved in whether it is by joining one of our over 1,000 student clubs and organizations, or just by meeting peers within residence halls, the ways to get involved on campus are endless. Check out some of our student life opportunities!

Student organizations and clubs Purdue's Cultural Centers Purdue music organizations Purdue band

Explore Campus

Take a 360-degree look at campus and stop along the way to check out campus facts, photos and videos of the places that you'll frequent as a future Boilermaker!

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