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Address: West Lafayette, IN

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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

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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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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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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62 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
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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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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73 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This winter trip in Purdue University: All travels were done in city bus (US$2 for day pass) or walk. While we were there most days temp were -10 degree centigrade or lower. with or without snow cover. So padding with sufficient cloths were required. In addition (I used work boot for footwear - for its nonslip design) winter walking was... More 

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Michigan City, Indiana
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141 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I always loved being here. There is so much to do and it is a good place to hang out. It adds a lot to the area.

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Warsaw, Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

When I attended Purdue there were only 12K students. Now that number exceeds 40K. A world leader in so many fields. Purdue athletics may suck but this is one great university. Visit the University bookstore to buy your Purdue goodies.

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West Lafayette, Indiana, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Purdue University hosts an impressive array of events and activities for visitors, the community, students and employees. I have had the pleasure of both attending Purdue as a student and currently working as a staff member. For visitors, if you aren't visiting for a specific event, campus is simply beautiful to walk around and enjoy. Start at the Memorial Union... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

An educational legend , Purdue's traditions and unparalleled academic standards make for a wonderful college experience. A beautiful campus in all seasons, a must see if in West Lafayette , IN

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Washington, Indiana
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We were here for the Fall Preview Day. We love the beautiful campus! Short walks to where you need to be. The students were friendly and helpful, and the staff was super nice. The student union was really neat with the bowling alley and eateries. We would be proud for our son to attend here!

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