Women in the Polytechnic

Of the 4900+ students at Purdue polytechnic, approximately 20 percent are female. That means there are nearly 1000 young women in the Polytechnic who, like you, are interested in innovation and fascinated by how things work.

  Meet Our Students

Hear their advice and learn about their majors.

Get connected
and experience all that Purdue Polytechnic offers!

Student Organizations

WIT
 
Woment in Construction Management
WIT
 
Women in Aviation

Diversity and Cultural Centers

BCC

Everyone is invited! Expand your horizons, learn about traditions and make new friends by visiting a campus cultural center.

 

Club Sports

Club Sports

At Purdue, you don’t need to be a full-time athlete to participate in sports. The Club Sports program offers dozens of sports teams, including co-ed and single-gender, to get your heart beating! Here are just a few:

Learning Community

Sorority and Cooperative Housing

Multicultural and Diversity-Based Sororities

Sorority and Cooperative Housing
 

Historically Black Sororities

National Pan-Hellenic Council

  Meet Our Alumni

Shanna Morrett
"I wanted to become an architect, but I knew I wanted to explore technology. The CGT program offered the avenue to explore both construction and my creative side and gave me problem-solving skills to succeed and excel, no matter what project I was working on."
Shanna Morrett
Computer Graphics Technology
Trevor Craig
"My professors, advisors and administrative staff were there to help me with any questions I had. They always made me feel welcome and even helped me navigate the world of interviews and job offers!"
Trevor Craig
Construction Management Technology
Alana Curtis
"Interacting with other students in group activities helped simulate real teamwork situations you may face at work. My instructors did a great job relating lessons to real work experiences; I gained the knowledge as well as the confidence needed to be successful in my career."
Alana Curtis
Industrial Engineering Technology
Erika Cobb
"My time spent in Purdue Polytechnic helped me become an independent thinker and taught me how to solve problems. Processing issues is one of the top skills needed to survive and compete in the market place and I certainly felt equipped to lead upon graduating."
Erika Cobb
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Twyla Brown
"Purdue Polytechnic helped me see a wide range of possibilities within my career. They let me explore design, programming, and manufacturing processes to be a well-rounded leader I am today."
Twyla Brown
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Amirah Gibbons
"My favorite professor was Dawn Laux. As a young woman in a technology field, it felt amazing to have a female professor who helped me further understand the world of technology."
Amirah Gibbons
Cybersecurity