About Purdue Global

University Mission

Purdue Global delivers personalized online education tailored to the unique needs of adults who have work or life experience beyond the classroom, enabling them to develop essential academic and professional skills with the support and flexibility they need to achieve their career goals.

Innovative Education for Working Adults

Building on Purdue's mission to provide greater access to affordable, high-quality education, Purdue Global is a public, nonprofit institution that offers a world-class education online.

Every aspect of the educational journey at Purdue Global revolves around you, our students. We are dedicated to delivering the flexibility and support you need to fit learning into your busy life, making it possible to earn a degree from within the prestigious Purdue University system—from anywhere in the world.

Leaders in Online Education

With a history of pioneering online education, our innovative approach to teaching and modern curriculum helps you develop the skills you need to make an immediate impact on your career and the edge to compete in this fast-changing world economy.

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Purdue Global Is Part of the Renowned Purdue University System

Purdue University is one of the most prestigious research universities in the world. These rankings demonstrate Purdue’s commitment to providing a high-quality education at the highest proven value.

#8 Most Innovative School in the U.S.

U.S. News & World Report, 2022

#10 Public University in the U.S.

Times Higher Education, 2022

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Create Your Own Path to Success

When it comes to balancing a career, family, and school, we know that flexibility is key. That's why we put you in control of your education, offering innovative and affordable learning options that let you choose what, how, and where you learn.

Our Advisors work closely with you to understand your personal learning needs. They also evaluate your academic, professional, or military experiences to give you credit for what you already know. Together, we'll determine the fastest, most affordable path to your degree and career.

Choose from more than 175 online programs at the certificate, associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels, with courses taught by expert professors who are practicing professionals in their fields. Areas of study include some of today's most in-demand fields such as business, criminal justice, information technology, health sciences, nursing, public administration, and psychology.

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Purdue Global Commitment

We stand by the quality of our education and believe you should have the opportunity to try our classes before you owe any tuition. You can experience Purdue Global undergraduate programs for an introductory 3-week period to see if online learning is right for you. That's the Purdue Global Commitment.

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Part of the respected Purdue University system, Purdue Global has the same institutional accreditation and commitment to high academic standards.

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

Exceptional Student Support Services

We work with students just like you every day, who are juggling work and family responsibilities while pursuing their education. By looking at every student individually, we ensure you will never be alone on your educational journey. Our dedicated faculty and support teams are here with you every step of the way to help you achieve your goals, providing one-on-one mentoring and personalized assistance on everything from coursework to career searches.

Our full range of services includes:

  • Individual educational advising
  • Hands-on learning through our interactive online classroom
  • No-cost tutoring in math, science, and writing
  • An official competency report that lets you show employers your work-related skills and readiness to contribute on day one
  • Comprehensive career counseling services before and after graduation, including career planning, job searching, networking, and more

This is an education that doesn’t require you to choose between a high-quality, highly respected university and one that provides you with the flexibility you need as an adult student. Purdue Global gives you both, preparing you with the skills you need to gain a competitive edge today and the tools to adapt as a leader and innovator tomorrow.

Your Path To Success Begins Here

Connect with an Advisor to explore program requirements, curriculum, transfer credit process, and financial aid options.


Purdue Global is a public postsecondary institution and a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.

Credit for Prior Learning: Purdue Global does not guarantee transferability of credit. See the University Catalog for the Prior Learning policy.

Employment and Career Advancement: Purdue Global does not guarantee employment placement or career advancement. Actual outcomes vary by geographic area, previous work experience and opportunities for employment.

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 and Bachelor of Science in Professional Flight programs not included. Additional terms may apply to international and non-U.S. citizen students. For further information, see the University Catalog.

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