Purdue University – Rankings and Review
|Location||West Lafayette, Indiana|
|School Colors||Old Gold & Black|
|Athletic Conference||Big 10|
RealRank Ranking Categories
|Tuition Profile||Public University – Low cost for Indiana residents, mid-high for all others.|
Key: Platinum: Elite Class; Gold: Very good; Silver: Successful, with room to improve;
Bronze: Mid to low range; NI: Needs improvement.
|Core Science Breadth||Yes|
|Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities Breadth||Yes|
|Human Sciences / Education||Yes|
|Public Health / Urban Policy||Yes|
Here are some of the famous alumni of Purdue who you may have heard of. Are there any others you would add to this list?</span.
Who else would you add to this list?
- Ted Allen – Television personality and host of “Chopped” and “Queer Eye.”
- Neil Armstrong – Astronaut and first human to set foot on the Moon.
- Drew Brees – NFL Quarterback – New Orleans Saints, Los Angeles (San Diego) Chargers, and leading passer in yards gained. Deng Jiaxian – founding father of China’s nuclear weapons program.
- Herman Cain – CEO Godfather’s Pizza; former Chairman of Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.
- Len Dawson – Quarterback for NFL Kansas City Chiefs.
- Bob Griese – NFL Quarterback for Miami Dolphins and Sportscaster.
- Gus Grissom – Astronaut.
- George Peppard – Actor
- Edward Purcell – Nobel Prize winner for physics related to nuclear magnetic precision.
- Orville Redenbacher – Popcorn innovator.
- Dulquer Salmaan – Actor.
- Ruth Siems – Inventor of Stove Top Stuffing.
- Frank Thomas Jr. – Founder of Burger Chef restaurants.
- Stephanie White – WNBA basketball player, and head coach of Vanderbilt.
- John Wooden – Basketball coach for UCLA, winner of numerous NBA Championships.
- Rod Woodson – NFL football player.
Any others you would add? What has been your experience at Purdue?