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Purdue University

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Address: West Lafayette, IN
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We love Purdue!

We love Purdue! The campus is beautiful with red brick buildings, green space and fountains. Students get a wonderful education there!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 September 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

We love Purdue! The campus is beautiful with red brick buildings, green space and fountains. Students get a wonderful education there!

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

I've spent in West Lafayette (and Indiana in general) 4 years of my life. At the beginning, after I moved there from Phoenix, AZ, I was cursing the place for it being so isolated and cold. However, while working on my bachelor degree, I fell in love with the place. Purdue is especially beautiful in Fall and Spring. At these... More 

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Great Walking University. Enjoy a day on campus, plenty to see, sports and arts. Hotels and restaurants are driving not walking distance.

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

A great University with a tremendous faculty and facilities! Football team not so hot, basketball will be better this year.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

The campus is spread over 800 acres and home to student from many countries. They have very good facilities in every field. New student orientation programme is very helpful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Admitted my daughter to Purdue University's Engineering programme fall 2015. Attended the parents orientation during BGRI. Was very impressed with the beautiful buildings with "state of the art" technologies. Within the university campus are many fountains, gardens and art work amidst clean and green surroundings, with large expanse of manicured lawns where students can engage in various activities in a... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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109 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

I and an engineering professir and I pay $28k/year to send my son there. There is no better way to endorse it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

We visited the Krannert school management which looks we just left in 1983. But the connected the building to the rawl hall and the executive learning centers which is nicely done. New athletic facilities for track and field, soccer and golf are all. First class🏂, several school were upgrading their dogs which was nice. Disappointed that the restaurants give so... More 

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

If you like strolling around big campuses just like me, here is a place where you should certainly go. I really like this university's campus because the buildings are really old historical buildings. You can see purdue memorial hall, the purdue bell tower. You can shop at purdue store in purdue memorial hall. There is also a farmer's market in... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

We visited the campus on a recent trip. The campus was nice. We enjoyed our tour around the area as well. The athletic ground are nice and the football field was being repaired.

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