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Purdue University North Central

Purdue University North Central is a regional campus within the Purdue University system that is located in rural LaPorte County near Westville in northwestern Indiana.

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Location

Address
1401 U.S. 421
City
Westville
State
IN
Zip/Post Code
46391-9528

Contact Information

Stats

Total Undergrad enrollment
5982
Total Graduate enrollment
25
In State Tuition Fees
6536
Out State Tuition Fees
16455
ACT Score
23
SAT Score
1050
Grade Point Average(GPA)
2.93
Male Female Ratio
40:60
Acceptance Rate
73%
Student Faculty Ratio
17:01

Additional Information

College Type
Public
Religious Affiliation
N/A
Campus Housing
No
Mascot
Pounce The Panther
Colors
Black And Vegas Gold
Conference
Chicagoland

College History

History

Purdue University North Central's first permanent site in which classes were offered was in John H. Barker's former mansion in 1948 at Michigan City, Indiana, which was donated by his daughter, Catherine Barker Hickox. Purdue University North Central first opened for classes at its current site in 1967 after having started offering classes in LaPorte, Indiana during 1948 and in Michigan City, Indiana during 1949.

College Specialty

Specialty

The Purdue University North Central Campus Police shall work in partnership with the University community to protect life and property and enhance the quality of life on campus.

Campus

Campus

rural: 305 acres (123.4�ha)

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