Purdue University's traditional strengths have been in agriculture and engineering. Many of the university's other schools
have gained repute over the years.
- Krannert School of Management ranks
8th among public universities according to Business Week
- Krannert School of Management's
MBA was ranked 1st by regional
corporate recruiters in the Wall Street Journal
- Purdue's College of Engineering ranks 8th in the nation by US News & World Report
- Purdue's industrial/manufacturing program ranks 2nd in the nation
- The School of Industrial Engineering was 3rd by US News & World Report
- Purdue's School of
Technology is the largest producer of engineering technology graduates among public universities in the United States
- Purdue was the birthplace of the nation’s first academic program in computer science.