Tuition at Purdue University has not increased since 2012 and will remain flat at least through the 2020-21 school year.

Estimated Cost of Attendance, 2019-20

The cost of attending Purdue University varies depending on factors such as where a student chooses to live, travel expenses, food costs, enrollment in a specific program or college/school, etc. Below are estimated costs for the 2019-2020 academic year (two semesters of full-time enrollment). Part-time students can find costs by credit hour on the Bursar website.

Tuition and Fee Estimates

Indiana Resident

Nonresident

International*

Billed Expenses

Tuition/Fees+

$9,992**

$28,794**

$30,794**

Room/Board

$10,030

$10,030

$10,030

SUBTOTAL

$20,022

$38,824

$40,824

Other Estimated Expenses

Books/Supplies

$1,190

$1,190

$1,190

Transportation

$160

$320+

$2,260

Miscellaneous

$1,510

$1,510

$1,510

SUBTOTAL

$2,860

$3,020

$4,960

ESTIMATED TOTAL

$22,882

$41,844

$45,784

+ Tuition will remain frozen at current rates through the 2020-21 academic year.

+Estimated transportation costs are higher for students who fly from their home to campus.

*International students are those who hold F, J, and some other visa types

**Some programs have additional fees:

  • Computer Science - $2,050
  • Data Science - $2,050
  • Engineering - $2,050
  • Management - $1,436
  • Purdue Polytechnic - $572
  • Flight - Individual courses in this program have additional fees; please refer to the Bursar website or contact the department for specific flight course fees.
  • Honors College - $200
  This information is subject to change without notice.
  If you enroll in classes but must withdraw before the semester starts, Purdue will refund your tuition/fees. After classes begin, refunds are reduced proportionally. Students who have certain types of federal financial aid are subject to other refund schedules.