Purdue University in Indianapolis

Announcing our next giant leap: a new extension of our flagship campus bringing the academic rigor and accessible excellence we’re known for to central Indiana.

TOP10Most Innovative University in the U.S. 6 Years RunningU.S. News & World Report, 2024
LargestUndergraduate STEM Enrollment in the U.S. IPEDS 2021; ICE definition of STEM; for major research universities
TOP3Startup Creation in the Nation IPWatchdog, 2020

Our Vision

Purdue is uniquely able to fuel growth and accelerate an innovation-based economy for Indianapolis, the state and the nation.

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Fueling a transformational growth, Purdue University’s first comprehensive urban campus will offer unique opportunities for Boilermaker students and faculty.  We will expand enrollment. We will build startups. We will create new knowledge. We will connect talents and industry. We will maximize Indy’s unique strength such as sports and biomedical technology.  Purdue campuses now bookend the Hard Tech Corridor: 65 miles connecting Indy and West Lafayette with LEAP Innovation District at the midpoint. We will generate talents, jobs and innovation together in America’s heartland!

Mung Chiang

Purdue University

Frequently Asked Questions

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Pending HLC Approval
Pending final transaction at the University level