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

Greyhouse Coffee & Supply

Miles From Campus: 0.45
Everyone should love Jesus as much as Greyhouse does! I almost don't even need coffee to stay awake with all that Christian rock in the background!

Maru Japanese Sushi Restaurant

Miles From Campus: 0.47
I was so pleasantly surprised when I came here for the first time recently. Maru easily has the best sushi on or near campus, and their dining area is now...

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...

Triple XXX Restaurant

Miles From Campus: 0.6
A friend and I were visiting this area...on her bucket list was to visit a restaurant from Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives so we came here for a hamburger. We...

Town & Gown Bistro

Miles From Campus: 0.65
Had their hash, it was pgood. Gf had eggs Benedict, it was . Service and stuff was good, idk need more characters to post this.

Nine Irish Brothers

Miles From Campus: 0.69
I've eaten here twice since moving to town and the food has been delicious both times. I ordered a turkey reuben on the first try and corned beef and...

Latea Bubble Tea Lounge

Miles From Campus: 0.83
Best boba I've had in the Midwest, thus far (referring specifically to the balls haha). Being from California and having moved to Chicago recently, nothing...

Star City Coffee & Ale House

Miles From Campus: 1.21
One of the best coffee shops in town. Cozy environment and good service. Many drink options and a few quality food items offered at a fair price. Typically...

Sixth Street Dive

Miles From Campus: 1.27
A friend and I were looking for a cheap good place to eat so we checked out yelp and saw this place with high ratings! We decided to check it out! This...

Cafe Literato

Miles From Campus: 1.37
This is by far the caffe in West Lafayette, in which you can find either coffee or meals with the best quality. It also provides study rooms for students...

People's Brewing Company

Miles From Campus: 1.6
We're visiting from Cleveland and found this little hole in the wall to be a fun local craft brewery not to be missed! Decked out for the holidays! The...

east end Grill

Miles From Campus: 1.64
East End Grill was great! I received the recommendation from a friend who worked as a server and a few others who had gone and loved it. It was...

Mary Lou Donuts

Miles From Campus: 2.33
These donuts were delicious and the price was so reasonable for a dozen. Love Mary Lou's!

Mexican Bakery Mama Ines

Miles From Campus: 2.93
Shelves & shelves of giant sugary treats! And it's SO inexpensive. I hope that people who love Dunkin Donuts or whatever never learn about Mexican...

Sushi Don

Miles From Campus: 3.49
There isn't much I like about Lafayette. I grew up in West Lafayette. These soul-sucking twin towns straddling the malign and polluted Wabash river are...

D&R BBQ & Catering

Miles From Campus: 4.02
Four of us stopped here based on a Yelp search during a trip from Cincinnati to Chicago. Plenty of tables for dining in. Extremely friendly...

D&R Market

Miles From Campus: 4.06
Best lamb in town. Every once in a while they come up with something excellent. Good place to check in from time to time.

Java Jo'z Coffee

Miles From Campus: 4.52
I absolutely love it when 5-star businesses live up to their excellent standard :) To begin with, Java Jo'z offers a nice drive through where their service...

Tokyo One

Miles From Campus: 5.05
I can't begin to describe how skeptical I was about this place. Thanks to some fellow Yelp Elites, my fiancé and I gave this a try. We were both beyond...

Green Bean Delivery

Miles From Campus: 61.68
I wanted to wait until a few months in before preparing my review. Now that I have been a GreenBEAN member for a while, I'm happy to share my experience and...
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Nearby Social Spots

Stacked Pickle Purdue

Miles From Campus: 0.17
I never really felt inclined to try this place out since I just expected it to be something along the lines of Buffalo Wild Wings. But a couple of friends...

Harry's Chocolate Shop

Miles From Campus: 0.41
There's a reason it's one of the best college campus bars in the nation. You won't find any place quite like it. Take a moment to look at all the...

Egyptian Cafe

Miles From Campus: 0.43
This is a perfect place to come hang out with friends in a very chill environment. There's plenty of seating, including a more private booth area. They can...

The Pint

Miles From Campus: 0.66
If you haven't been to The Pint, GO! It is a fantastic place to hang out for a while in a super chill atmosphere. There is a huge selection of different...

Neon Cactus

Miles From Campus: 0.81
If you're near the Purdue campus, and you're reading this review on a Thursday, stop looking for plans - the Neon Cactus is where you go. Grab some friends,...

Scotty's Brewhouse

Miles From Campus: 0.9
Me and Scotty's go way back, over the years I've probably been to the Muncie location 50+ times. This was probably my 4th or 5th time at this location by...

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
Really nice environment to watch football and drink beer. Amazing beer selection! There are also many food options of all varieties including sandwiches,...

Cellar 422 Wine Bar

Miles From Campus: 1.32
For all the pictures I've taken of food here, I haven't actually had any food here myself. I've heard really good things about the food though. Will have to...

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!

Sacred Grounds

Miles From Campus: 1.45
Came here for lunch one Thursday afternoon with a friend. It's tucked away in a neighborhood so parking is not a problem. The building itself is very rustic...

DT Kirby's

Miles From Campus: 1.46
I'm not sure what's up with the 1-star reviews trying to bring DT down, but I must have received different service from those people. This is heart attack...


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...

McGraw's Steak Chop & Fish House

Miles From Campus: 2.8
Best service around! Wished I would've taken a picture because the Red Snapper was not only delicious but beautifully plated. Highly recommend!
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