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“Worl Class University”
Review of Purdue University

Purdue University
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Reviewed September 10, 2012

Much at Purdue has changed in the past 60 years, but it retains the energy of a top flight school. I visited a specific building (Young Graduate House) and was warmly greeted by the staff of the Dean of the Graduate School.

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Reviewed August 21, 2012

The campus is very nice and clean, very green, nature is fantastic, rabbits and birds complete the beautiful scenery of the university. You feel both tradition and modern knowledge loaded environment. I am impressed with Purdue university . I think it deserves an upgrade in rankings especially for nice atmosphere, good food and high standards.

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Reviewed August 21, 2012

I graduated from Purdue. Its campus is great, but for a tourist just wanting something to see there isn't a lot of attractions. You can go through Memorial Mall, Ross Ade Stadium, and see the buildings, but that is about it.

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Reviewed July 19, 2012

For decades Purdue has brought economic stability and cultural offerings to the area. The largest employer in the area, more recently, it's research park has launched high-tech startups. Purdue was established in 1869 as a land grant college. Known as the "cradle of astronauts," it's strengths remain in science, engineering, and agriculture while it adapts to modern expectations. The West Lafayette campus of almost 40,000 students is surprisingly compact with areas devoted to academics, administration, residences, and research. The architecture is largely red brick, most buildings dating from the mid-20th century. Elliott Hall of Music (comparable in size to Radio City Music Hall in New York) is adjacent to the main administration building Hovde Hall. One of the newer buildings, Armstrong Hall, is named for Purdue Alumnus Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon. Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, was also a Purdue alumnus.

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Reviewed July 17, 2012

Purdue is a great public university; especially for engineers. You could tell that engineering is a core strength because it is so central on the campus layout. I was particularly impressed by how clean and well-kept the university landscaping, grounds and buildings are ... this is extremely unique among the Big 10 universities and leads me to believe that other aspects must have equal attention to detail.

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