Purdue University-Main Campus (out-of-state)

Campus Housing - Dorms and Meal Plans

Provides on campus housing

Residence hall capacity

Does college offer a meal plan?
Yes, number of meals per week can vary

Must all students live on campus?

Residence halls on campus:
Cary Quad East Unit, Cary Quad Northest, Cary Quad South, Cary Quad West, Duhme Hall, Earhart Hall, First St Towers Center, First St Towers West, First Street Towers East, Harrison Hall, Hawkins Hall, Hillenbrand Hall, Hilltop Apt, McCutcheon Hall, Meredith Hall, Owen Hall, Purdue Cottages, Purdue Village Apt, Shealy Hall, Shreve Hall, Tarkington Hall, Third Street Suites, Vawter Hall, Warren Hall, Wiley Hall, Wood Hall

Sports Programs & Athletics

Athletic conferences
    Football - Big Ten Conference
    Basketball - Big Ten Conference
    Baseball - Big Ten Conference
    Cross Country/Track - Big Ten Conference

Number of Varsity Athletes by Sport in 2018

Sport # of Men # of Women
All Track Combined 88 121
Baseball 34
Basketball 14 12
Football 110
Golf 12 9
Soccer 31
Softball 22
Swimming 38 40
Tennis 10 10
Volleyball 14
Wrestling 31
Data from 2015-2016
Athletic Association
Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Athletic Classification
NCAA Division I-FBS



Athletic Summary
Total # athletes


Male Athletes 337
Female Athletes 259


Total sports revenue

Total sports expenses

Avg. head coach salary - Women
(# full-time equivalents)
$274,208 (7.1)

Avg. head coach salary - Men
(# FTE)
$898,047 (7.5)

Campus Services and Programs

Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
On-campus day care for students' children
Placement services for completers
Library facilities
Access to digital/electronic resources
Access to library collections that are shared with other institutions
Established library hours
Organized collection of printed materials
Physical facilities
Staff trained to provide and interpret library materials
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Recognized student veteran organization
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Hospital on campus?


% of students with registered disabilities

Nearby Restaurants

Stacked Pickle Purdue

Miles From Campus: 0.17
Great place to catch up with my Boilermaker! The ambiance is very laidback and chill, and it's neat to see the crowd that Stacked Pickle pulls in. You have...

Poke Hibachi

Miles From Campus: 0.37
Love this place, tons of choices, amazing staff, cozy place and so delicious, a little pricey but worth it, we went on a sat and got the deal bogo. Can't...

Famous Frank's

Miles From Campus: 0.39
Will you understand why you went here? Probably not. Will you be glad you did though? Absolutely. Famous Frank's is the best place to go after a night out...

Lotsa Stone Fired Pizza

Miles From Campus: 0.41
Great pizza and prices. Friendly staff - Katelyn was great!! We will eat here on future visits to Purdue! Boiler Up!!

Captain Gyro's

Miles From Campus: 0.43
I have been to all the other restaurants (that I know of) in town for gyros multiple times. I rarely venture down to campus since I have little kids. Glad I...

Five Guys

Miles From Campus: 0.48
Honestly, the only time I had ever tried Five Guys before recently was after a night at the bars. I remember it being as amazing as any food would be when...

Fiesta Mexican Grill

Miles From Campus: 0.48
This place is so good. I always get the pork burrito enchilada-style with their medium house salsa, which is sweet and makes for a perfect sweet and savory...

Ajs Burgers and Beef

Miles From Campus: 0.53
Been here a couple times now, and I can say is that this place is decent if you're looking for relatively cheap burgers/fries. The burgers can be a little...

Triple XXX Restaurant

Miles From Campus: 0.6
The root beer really lives up to the hype. As do the burgers. This is a true diner as about half of the seating is at the counter. They serve...

Nine Irish Brothers

Miles From Campus: 0.69
Great atmosphere, service and food. Fish and chips are never a letdown, and even the half portion is a lot of food. Fish tacos are a spring/summer menu...

Shaukin Indian Fast Food

Miles From Campus: 0.72
The best Indian restaurant in town, with the authenticity of pure South and North blend, at times I feel I am in India eating here, butter chicken masala,...


Miles From Campus: 0.82
Takeout review:The wings here - more korean than japanese in style- are outstanding but hidden in the menu. They're meaty, crunchy and loaded with sauce....

Sixth Street Dive

Miles From Campus: 1.27
Randomly driving to Indy and pulled this place up. Beer selection is awesome. Food is delicious. Please be aware the portions are nuts. The pork tenderloin...


Miles From Campus: 1.37
Husband and I dined here last Thursday and LOVED it! Can't BELIEVE such a perfect restaurant has come to Lafayette but, boy, are we grateful! The dining...

Cafe Literato

Miles From Campus: 1.37
Incredible Pizza. Thin but crispy crust and not shy about the toppings. Clean and nice place where I'll definitely be going back.


Miles From Campus: 1.39
Honestly, this place has amazing ramen, amazing chicken karaage (Japanese fried chicken bites), amazing sauce to go with it, and mouthwatering grilled eel...

East End Grill

Miles From Campus: 1.64
We dined here for the first time last night. We were not only greeted by the hostess, but by the owner himself. We go to a lot of local restaurants and we...

Kimchi Korean Restaurant

Miles From Campus: 2.95
Everything we had here was really really good. Their food was spiced really well, although their "spicy" level isn't too high. Know that the soup bowls they...

South Street Smoke House

Miles From Campus: 2.98
This is definitely the best smoke house in Midwest. All the ribs are delicious and amazing.

Parthenon Greek American Grill

Miles From Campus: 3.19
Make the trek to this location for the only REAL Greek food left in this town. They even have a drive through, if you want to call ahead and take it...
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Nearby Social Spots

Harry's Chocolate Shop

Miles From Campus: 0.41
You either love Harry's or hate it. I'm a lover. This is a classic college bar steeped in nostalgia. Drinks are strong and attractively priced. Food is...

Greyhouse Coffee & Supply

Miles From Campus: 0.45
Wow, this place gets it right on so many levels! The food is great, judging by the couple of crepes I had. And the Chai tea and coffee is outstanding as...

Vienna Espresso Bar & Bakery

Miles From Campus: 0.46
I enjoy coming here a lot. I've never had them but their vegan pastries in the fridge to the left of ordering is really nice as it feels difficult to find...

Town & Gown Bistro

Miles From Campus: 0.65
Highly recommend Salmon Eggs Benedict with a cappuccino! Best breakfast restaurant in the area, hands down, irrefutable!

The Pint

Miles From Campus: 0.66
Hands down best beer selection I've ever seen. The owner is always getting the newest kegs and special releases and super impressed with how frequent the...

Neon Cactus

Miles From Campus: 0.81
Bruce the PianoMan is a wet god. He can get it. Also, other stuff too.

Scotty's Brewhouse

Miles From Campus: 0.9
Food is amazing. Probably the best I've had in the Lafayette area. The menu is unorthodox in a good way. There are the usual items but there's also some...

Red Seven Bar & Grill

Miles From Campus: 1.18
This is one of the nicer places to eat in downtown Lafayette. I've been here probably 5 times in the last 4-5 years and the food has always been delicious....

The Black Sparrow

Miles From Campus: 1.2
This gastro pub is one of my absolute favorite places in greater Lafayette. Extensive beer list, and always a good number of excellent choices on tap. This...


Miles From Campus: 1.23
Ate here for a late lunch while I was in town and the daily special was $2 off all burgers. I was not disappointed with the Hawaiian burger and love how...

Cellar 422 Wine Bar

Miles From Campus: 1.32
Good bottle prices for great wine. I hate quadruple paying for a ehh bottle of wine and this place does not disappoint. Go for the bottle and you can take...

Sacred Grounds

Miles From Campus: 1.45
Sacred Grounds is a wonderful hidden gem in Lafayette! Sacred Grounds on the outside, looks like an ordinary coffee shop, however when you enter the shop,...

Main Street Amusements

Miles From Campus: 1.45
Such a great place! Not only are there some rare and hard to find pinball machines but they are all in excellent condition. Truly awesome! Thanks Dan!

DT Kirby's

Miles From Campus: 1.46
This place seems like one of the go to place for burgers in W Lala (besides triple X). The burgers are HUGE, flavorful, and amazing. I will definitely come...


Miles From Campus: 1.64
Oh wow.... being from out of state I thought I had chosen another coffee shop I had been to a few months ago. But what a surprise I got! I'll make the jump...
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