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Address: West Lafayette, IN
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An amazing place to advance your knowledge

West Lafayette, IN Is where Purdue University is located. This is the perfect midwest college town with everything in walking distance. The sports facilities are second to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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40 reviews 40 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

West Lafayette, IN Is where Purdue University is located. This is the perfect midwest college town with everything in walking distance. The sports facilities are second to none, and the agricultural program/self suffiient farms are amaing, my niece attended their business school which was its own community located in a couple differnet buildings. The campus is green, and beautiful. Mthe... More 

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Buffalo, NY
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

What more can I say? Excellent education offered to those willing to work hard and study. Kids, GPA does matter and will open doors to higher salaries when you graduate. Purdue's name will open doors for you. Funny folks on the East coast thought Purdue was an Ivy school! Campus is easy to get around and is experiencing growing pains... More 

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Memphis
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This school is great for academics but is reeking with drug activity and the greek letter mentality. The police seems to be turning its head away from the drug activity and prefers harassing students and visitors with parking violations.

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East Jordan, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Easy to get around. Friendly staff, faculty, and students. Our daughter transferred after 3 semesters at Univ. of South Carolina, very happy with her decision to become a Boilermaker, like her grandfather!

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Great school with lots of opportunity. Campus is beautiful and always being improved. President is the former Governor of Indiana.

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The campus is amazing. There is so much to do here. You can walk around and visit the buildings. Armstrong hall of engineering is fun because they have a replica of the Apollo 11 capsule as well as a moon rock taken back by one of the Purdue astronauts (Purdue has produced many astronauts including Neil Armstrong). The libraries have... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Our experience with the entire visit was excellent. The culture throughout our day (admissions, student tour, academic presentation, ROTC) was consistently beyond good. The people were knowledgeable and friendly.

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Not a bad seat in the house! Very loud excitable atmosphere and great to take children! If you are an alumni (which i am) there is tremendous school pride here for the basketball program

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Dallas, Texas
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147 reviews 147 reviews
30 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My son is a senior at Purdue. I think he has gotten an excellent engineering education. Of course, the downside is the weather. First, the strengths. Great academics, walking distance to the bars and good student-oriented eating places, great physical plant with newer and renovated buildings and scenic quads, basketball team is exciting. Some weaknesses. Of course the weather, limited... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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172 reviews 172 reviews
63 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Purdue has a great University Complex of over 100 buildings and sports venues. The Student Union hotel is the place to stay on campus. The Alumni Center does a good job of welcoming back graduates and families.

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