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The Purdue Global Advantage

Gain the skills you need to make an immediate impact on your career—and the edge to conquer whatever comes next. Now you can earn a degree from an accredited online university that is part of the respected Purdue University system. Tailored to the unique needs of working adults, our innovative approach to teaching and modern curriculum provide practical skills to help you succeed. This is education designed for you. This is Purdue Global.

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Take 3 Weeks to Get to Know Us

Not sure if Purdue Global is right for you? Experience a Purdue Global undergraduate program for an introductory 3-week period.

There's no financial obligation and no cost to apply.

That's the Purdue Global Commitment.

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Explore Our Virtual Campus

With Purdue Global's interactive and user-friendly technology you can easily access online classes, academic resources, and support services.

See what it's like to attend Purdue Global.

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Find the Online Program That's Right for You

Choose from more than 175 online programs including associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees and certificates.

Match Your Interest to a Degree

Take a career assessment to identify your interests and find the Purdue Global program that best fits your ideal career path.

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95%
STUDENTS WHO BELIEVE WHAT THEY LEARNED IN THE CLASSROOM WILL HELP THEM REACH THEIR PERSONAL AND CAREER GOALS*

Personalized Career Guidance

Our Center for Career Advancement team provides one-on-one support from your first day of class to graduation and beyond. Get help with career planning, job searching, networking, resume building, and articulating your skills and strengths to employers.

How the Center for Career Advancement Works for You
96%
STUDENTS WHO FELT MORE CONFIDENT IN THEIR JOB SEARCH AFTER CAREER SERVICES CLASSROOM PRESENTATIONS*

Earn Credits for Your Prior Coursework and Experience

Have you already completed some college courses or been in the workforce for a while? Purdue Global awards credit for prior coursework, and professional and military experience.

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Calculate Your Time and Cost

Estimate how much your prior learning credits can reduce your tuition and time to graduation.

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Average Time to Complete
Thanks to transfer credits and credits for prior experience, the average completion time for Purdue Global bachelor's degree graduates in 2019-2020 was 2 years.
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Average Savings
Bachelor's degree graduates with prior learning credits save an average of 45% on tuition.
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*Sources: 93%: 2019–2020 Purdue Global Capstone Survey conducted prior to graduation, with 6,925 total respondents of 8,053 students enrolled in capstone courses during the period. 96%: 2019–2020 Purdue Global Office of Employer and Career Services Survey; reflects survey responses of those who attended classroom presentations, with 1,105 responses.

The average completion time for Purdue Global online bachelor’s degree students who graduated in the 2019–2020 academic year was 2.1 years. Source: Purdue Global Office of Reporting and Analysis, July 2020.

Purdue Global online bachelor’s degree students who graduated in 2019–2020 and applied eligible prior learning (transfer, experiential, or credit by exam) credits saved an average of $30,000 toward the total degree. Campus tuition and prior learning savings vary by location. Savings based on overall cost of completion without prior learning credit. Calculation based on total prior learning credit times standard cost per credit in student’s program of study. Individual savings will vary. Calculation includes campus and military students. Purdue Global does not guarantee transferability of credit. See University Catalog for the Prior Learning Assessment policy. Source: Office of Reporting and Analysis, October 2020. 2019–2020 academic year.

Source: Office of Reporting and Analysis, July 2020. 2019–2020 academic year. Includes transfer, experiential, challenge exam, and assessment credits. Savings calculation is based on the standard cost per credit multiplied by the number of credits awarded in the period: 952,838 quarter credit hours = $353,502,898.00.

Purdue Global cannot guarantee employment or career advancement.

Some Purdue Global programs are not 100% online; some programs require you to gain hands-on experience in a real-world work environment. Contact an Admissions Advisor for additional information.

Top Public University Rankings: https://www.timeshighereducation.com/student/best-universities/best-public-universities-united-states. Rankings apply to Purdue University West Lafayette and not to Purdue Global.

Three-Week Trial: Classes count toward a degree if satisfactorily completed. No credits are earned if the student withdraws during the introductory period (3 weeks for new qualifying undergraduate students), which begins day one of the first term. Students who choose to continue their studies at Purdue Global will need to meet specific requirements. Graduate programs not included. Additional terms may apply to international and non-U.S. citizen students. For further information, see the University Catalog.

Purdue Global is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLCommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.