PURDUE UNIVERSITY IN INDIANAPOLIS
The urban campus of the future
Purdue University has started accepting applications for the Fall 2024 semester in Indianapolis. Earn a Purdue degree via a Polytechnic major to meet the growing demands of Indianapolis, the State of Indiana, and beyond.
Join Purdue in downtown Indianapolis, a vibrant city with a rich cultural heritage, sports, music, arts, and a diverse culinary scene awaits you. Indianapolis is also known for its thriving industries, including healthcare, education, finance, and technology, providing ample job opportunities for students post-graduation.
The new Indianapolis campus continues Purdue Polytechnic's legacy of excellence—Purdue's college for technology over nearly 60 years.
For students considering Polytechnic majors at Purdue’s Indianapolis campus, you can find answers to many of your preliminary questions on the Frequently Asked Questions page. As we build this new community in the metropolitan heart of Indiana, we want to be there to answer your questions every step of the way.
Prospective future undergraduate students seeking to attend Purdue University in Indianapolis on or after July 1, 2024, will apply for admission to Purdue University using the processes in place for Purdue University West Lafayette. Prospective students can expect admissions standards to be those of West Lafayette. Students at Purdue University in Indianapolis will be wholly part of the Purdue West Lafayette flagship ecosystem and ordinarily able to participate in student organizations and activities at both locations.
The new Purdue campus is located in downtown Indianapolis. A central location in Indiana’s largest city, Purdue Polytechnic’s programs bookend America’s Hard Tech Corridor, which extends from West Lafayette to Indianapolis. You’ll get close proximity to top businesses and leading industries, providing new and exciting opportunities. Combined with the Polytechnic’s focus on student success, the opportunities are endless.
Take your education to new heights: Join student groups, get involved in the local community, and leverage the bustling metropolis of Indy to find internship opportunities with world-class employers. You will be able to leverage the same opportunities to study abroad and be part of the global community of Polytechnic alumni. Between our world-class faculty, industry partners and thriving campus community, you can forge your personal goals for small steps and giant leaps.
Industry Ready, Day One
Purdue Polytechnic’s alumni secure jobs with a placement rate exceeding 96% in their first year after graduating. And they go on to work in many of the world’s top companies, like Amazon, Caterpillar, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Salesforce, and dozens more.