Purdue University Ranking Profile

Purdue University is a world-class university located in West Lafayette, Indiana, USA. It is consistently ranked among the world's best institutions in many international league tables.

Ranking Profile:

- Ranked 56th among the National Universities by US News 2011.

- Purdue University's programs are among the best in the nation in U.S.News & World Report's rankings of the top graduate schools (2010):
  - The College of Engineering is placed 12th overall in the survey, up from 15th.
  - The Krannert School of Management's MBA program is placed 32nd overall and 13th among public universities. In specialty rankings, it is placed No. 6 in production/operations management and No. 10 in supply chain/logistics. Information systems ranked No. 18, tied with the University of California Los Angeles and the University of Pittsburgh.
  - The College of Education is tied for 48th with the College of William and Mary and the University of Illinois, Chicago.

- Placed among the world's top 100 universities for Engineering & IT (37th), Life Sciences & Biomedicine (79th), Natural Sciences (94th) in the QS World University Rankings™ 2009.

- Hispanic Business magazine ranked Purdue's College of Engineering among the best institutions in the nation for Latino graduate students studying engineering. The college's graduate program was placed 2nd in the Top 10 list of Best Schools for Hispanics in the field of engineering (2009).

- The Institute of International Education ranked Purdue 2nd in the nation among U.S. public institutions in international student enrollment for the 2008-09 academic year.

- Ranked as the top choice of recruiters from the aerospace and defense industries in a study by Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine (September 2008). Purdue was No. 1, up from No. 4 in the 2007 rankings.

- In January 2008, DesignIntelligence: The Almanac of Architecture and Design ranked Purdue's Patti and Rusty Rueff Department of Visual and Performing Arts interior design program 14th.

- The Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences master's degree program in speech-language pathology was tied for 2nd in 2008 (US News).

- Krannert School of Management ranks in the top 15 of U.S. business schools with a major international influence, rated 14th and was granted a "five palms" rating by Eduniversal (2008).

- In 2005, a survey of engineering technology programs conducted by the American Society for Engineering Education showed Purdue's College of Technology awards more engineering technology degrees to women than any other university or college in the country.

- The Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Education ranked Purdue's Department of Hospitality & Tourism program No. 1 in the nation (2002).

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