Welcome to Purdue!

This year 8,936 students, representing 128* nations, and more than 1642 faculty and staff, representing 78* nations, are a part of the Purdue Boilermaker family.


Purdue University is proud of its rich cultural diversity. This fall semester we rank 3rd in international student enrollment among all public United States colleges and universities and 2nd in the Big 10.


The Office of International Students and Scholars (ISS) is committed to the internationalization of Purdue University by providing appropriate services and support to international clientele and various University departments and offices. ISS seeks to enhance the academic, cultural, and social pursuits of students and scholars from abroad through knowledge and expertise in recruitment, admissions, immigration, and advising.

* Bermuda, French Polynesia, Hong Kong, Macau, Palestinian Territories and Taiwan are listed throughout this report but are not included in the country counts.

The Office of International Students and Scholars will be closed for the Winter Recess beginning Friday, December 21, 2018, at 5 p.m. ET until Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at 8 a.m. ET. Please plan ahead for your advising and documentation needs.

 

Important Immigration Updates

Click here to read more about the latest immigration changes resulting from recent Presidential Executive Orders.

 

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