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Purdue University

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Address: West Lafayette, IN
Phone Number: 7654941776
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"Cradle of Quarterbacks, Astronauts" worth a visit

A quick stop at the visitor center, located in the Memorial Union in the heart of campus, will give you an introduction to Purdue's prominence in engineering and aerospace. A few... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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West Lafayette
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West Lafayette
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A quick stop at the visitor center, located in the Memorial Union in the heart of campus, will give you an introduction to Purdue's prominence in engineering and aerospace. A few blocks to the south at the Dauch Alumni Center there are displays about prominent alumni, including the first and last man to walk on the moon. And a few... More 

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Wellington, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Was recently at Purdue and West Lafayette to escort my son to a summer Engineering program. We both were very impressed with what we saw and experienced. First, the campus is beautiful. It has a mixture of older buildings with contemporary ones. The Neil Armstrong Hall is a must to see. The grounds are beautifully taken care of, lush grassy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice brick buildings. They have a large endowment nice cafeteria reasonable prices. Large campus, impressive

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Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I are touring colleges. Being from MI, we were both pleasantly surprised that we enjoyed Purdue. The campus layout with academic buildings to the East and dorms to the West is very convenient.

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Really nice campus. Great school. Tremendous value! Relax in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union building in the comfy chairs and take in the atmosphere.

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St. Helier, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

The University is large by UK standards with 40,000 students. It is spread out. There are interesting buildings such as the engineering building. There is an hotel attached to the head office of the university which is well worth staying at.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Used to live here and always enjoyed driving through. This is still a beautiful campus and one that I will always make It a point to visit. Even my daughter and friend who attend UCSB found it impressive.

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Thank Devildog8411
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Our daughter just finished her first year at Purdue and loves it. The campus is large but manageable, beautiful and fun to visit. Has the Big Ten sports but really nice, laid back students and locals.

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Madison, wi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Enjoyed revisiting Purdue since last visit 40 years prior. We were there for graduation and dined off campus. No a lot to offer near campus for drinks and eats.

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Reno, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Visited this hall of fame of astronautics and aviation with my son who will be attending in the fall. The only dark spot was the incredibly arrogant and dismissive attitude of the guy in charge of financial aid. His behavior came very close to negating all the good things said by everyone else. Seriously considered declining admission just because of... More 

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