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Purdue Polytechnic offers 68 academic options in six subject areas at the main Purdue campus in West Lafayette. Explore today!

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Indiana map showing locations of Purdue Polytechnic campuses You can study select Purdue Polytechnic majors in nine Indiana communities in addition to the main campus at West Lafayette.

Purdue Polytechnic Institute

10 Elements drive our dedication to impactful technology education

Team project-based learning

Team projects expose students to team dynamics, deadlines and problem-solving techniques, all aspects employees deal with in the workforce.

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Faculty-to-student mentorship

Every student has multiple opportunities to connect with a faculty mentor for outside-the-classroom professional guidance and support.

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Integrated humanities studies

Students leverage the power of humanities and social sciences to improve critical thinking, communication, creativity, logic and innovation.

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Competency credentialing

Students build professional portfolios and hone industry skills, demonstrating that they not only know things, but, most importantly, they can do things.

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Theory-based applied learning

Students learn by doing – the hands-on hallmark of the Polytechnic learning environment. They gain, apply, and ultimately demonstrate new expertise.

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Senior capstone projects

Two-semester projects require teams of seniors to apply everything they have learned to solve industry challenges for real clients.

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Modernized teaching methods

In a shift away from lectures, our active-learning teaching methods make students – not instructors – the center of classroom attention.

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Integrated learning-in-context curriculum

Learning how to do something by understanding why it is done, within the context of how it relates to other subject matters, ties courses together.

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Global/cultural immersions

Students gain insights into cultures other than their own, broadening their perspectives and becoming more marketable to employers.

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Internships

Plans of study include internships or other workforce-like activities, while college staff forge corporate partnerships to increase student opportunities.

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