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Address: West Lafayette, IN
Phone Number: 7654941776
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The campus has changed a lot since my last visit 10 years ago, but it still has beautiful buildings- old & new, Great landmark structures, and is overall a beautiful campus- even... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Barry F
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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108 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The campus has changed a lot since my last visit 10 years ago, but it still has beautiful buildings- old & new, Great landmark structures, and is overall a beautiful campus- even in the winter. Lots of smiles from students and other pedestrians, and they actually meet your eye. This I have found lacking when visiting other campuses with my... More 

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Purdue is my home school offering the best in small-town living. The campus can be easily walked from east to west in 10 minutes. North to South takes more like 20-25. The campus is constantly evolving as new buildings pop-up due to the generosity of its former students. Red bricks are the rule here. One brick higher is our motto.... More 

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Thank RCWalkup
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Purdue is a beautiful campus. The tuition even out of state tuition is compatible to any in state tuition in Illinois, or WI. Professor are top notch. It is just not an engineering University, probably has one of the most diverse variety of majors around. The councilors are top notch, and are available at all times, unlike other top 10... More 

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Thank 666breannej
West Lafayette, Indiana
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is one of America's top 10 Engineering Universities, and one of America's universities in other areas too. If you live in Indiana you can get MIT at the price of a local school, and if you live in a state that does not have a top ranked engineering program, it is worth the out of state fees.

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Thank Henry D
Palm City, Florida
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376 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

What a great visit. If you can, go to a Purdue game. Homecoming this year was fantastic weather and the campus was beautiful. The campus has had many updates over the year. We found it to be very clean and the students were very friendly. I have never visited a campus with such school spirit. The alums are a lot... More 

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Lafayette, Indiana
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Purdue has a beautiful campus, with charming older buildings but also impressively modern ones. I personally really love all the fountains, and little hidden gems along the way. A great place to visit.

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Thank Triny S
Indiana
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

I've been to many games, basketball and football and they always have such a great atmosphere. The only thing i suggest is buying your tickets directly from the purdue website for cheaper tickets and better seats. Only thing you need to remember here is that IU sucks.

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

This is basically a R1 university with 40K students and 8k+ faculty. It has a lot of dining options and almost are pretty decent. Try the student dining halls or the food services at the Union.

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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86 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

This is a hard review to do as its based on opinion. In MY opinion I did not really care for the campus. Our tour guides were awesome, but my daughter and I just didn't get the vibe we were hoping for. I highly recommend you check it out, as you will not know unless you have taken the tour... More 

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Helena, Montana
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

World Class University with dedicated Staff and Students. At Purdue, we can EXPLAIN it to you, but we can't UNDERSTAND it for you.

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