Purdue University - Main Campus

Purdue Housing Costs

What is the Cost of Living at Purdue University - Main Campus ?

There are other costs associated with going to college besides tuition fees. Find out below just how much you'll be paying to attend Purdue University - Main Campus .

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Purdue Living Expenses

In 2020, Purdue students spent $4,860 for housing and $5,398 for the dining plan.

The table below shows the average expected prices of on-campus and off-campus housing and dining plans for Purdue University - Main Campus.

Expense On Campus Off Campus
Room and Board $10,030 $10,520
— Housing       $4,860
— Meals       $5,398
Other Living Expenses $1,760 $1,760
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,000
Total $12,790 $13,280

What's Room & Board Going to Cost Over 4 Years? The Forecasted Total Comes to $51,201

{There was no change annually for the last five years in Purdue room & board costs. Incoming freshmen in 2021 should expect to pay approximately $12,790 for room, board and other costs based on existing trends. They can also expect to pay that same amount in subsequent years. Over the complete degree (presuming you graduate on-time) the sum will be somewhere around $51,201 for a four-year stay or $25,585 for two years.


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Answers to Questions About Living on Campus at Purdue

Are you wondering whether you may be required to live on campus? If you are a first-time full-time student, some schools may require it. See the table below to find out whether Purdue does or not, as well as the on-campus housing capacity.

Question Answer
Are Freshmen Required to Live on Campus? No
On-Campus Housing Capacity 14,901

Unable to Determine On-Campus Costs

Room and board at Purdue as compared to usual costs was not readily available. This might be because most students enrolled here are online students.

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