Purdue Approves Flat Room And Board

Posted: Updated:
In May, Purdue trustees gave final approval to a two-year tuition freeze on the West Lafayette campus. In May, Purdue trustees gave final approval to a two-year tuition freeze on the West Lafayette campus.
WEST LAFAYETTE -

For the sixth consecutive year, Purdue University says students on its West Lafayette campus will see no room and board rate increase. Purdue says, paired with a continued tuition freeze, the total cost of attending the school will be less in 2019 than it was in 2012.

Room and board will also remain flat at Purdue University Northwest-Hammond for the third straight year. The school says room rates at Purdue University Fort Wayne will reflect market prices, but will see an overall 3 percent decrease in the average room rate. Purdue's board of trustees approved the rates Friday.

"We are continuing our commitment to making a Purdue education obtainable and affordable for students and families," said Purdue President Mitch Daniels said. "To get the most out of the university experience, we want to make it an attainable option for students to live on campus, where they can take full advantage of the academic and social benefits a university campus has to offer."

Purdue says, depending on the type of campus housing students select, the price per year for room only will range from $2,446 to $9,500. Students living in West Lafayette campus residence halls are required to carry a meal plan, which ranges from $2,998 to $5,398 for the academic year.

In May, Purdue trustees gave final approval to a two-year tuition freeze on the West Lafayette campus, covering the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 academic years.

  • Perspectives

    • What Makes Up Quality of Place?

      Economic development is a hot topic these days. With the economy continuing to chug along in robust fashion and unemployment approaching historic lows, communities are refining their objectives and priorities to eek every drop of benefit they can from these financially strong times. Nowhere is this focus greater than with “quality of place,” As cities and states think about how they can distinguish themselves from their peers, a common starting point is developing a...

    More

Subscribe

Name:
Company Name:
Email:
Confirm Email:
HTML
INside Edge
Morning Briefing
BigWigs & New Gigs
Life Sciences Indiana
Indiana Connections
INPower
Subscribe
Unsubscribe

Events



  • Most Popular Stories

    • Computer Science, Gaming Collide With 'Hour of Code'

      Elementary school students in the Metropolitan School District of Decatur Township in Indianapolis are getting an early lesson in coding through the international Hour of Code program. The initiative is designed to give people an introduction to computer science and coding, and Lynn Hodgkin, elementary media coordinator for the district, says it takes a game-centered approach to teaching coding to kids. The students are participating in the Hour of Code at the...

    • St. Vincent Names Manas Regional President

      Julie Manas has been selected to serve as regional president of the St. Vincent North Region, which includes St. Vincent Anderson, Carmel, Fishers, Kokomo, Mercy, Randolph and Williamsport hospitals. She has more than 30 years of healthcare experience and most recently comes from Hospital Sisters Health System, Western Wisconsin Division, where she held the role of president and chief executive officer.

    • On-Air

      Find out when and where you can watch and listen to our reports.

    • First Internet Bank to Anchor Big Fishers Project

      Another major development is coming to Fishers. Indianapolis-based Browning Investments has announced plans for a $157 million project in the city's downtown that will include a boutique hotel, as well as residential, office and retail space. Fishers-based First Internet Bancorp (Nasdaq: INBK) will anchor the development by moving its headquarters to a six-story, 168,000-square-foot office building. The project will span the north and south sides of 116th Street and will be...

    • The Heritage Group Founder to be Remembered

      Services are set for noted businessman and philanthropist Fred Fehsenfeld, founder of Indianapolis-based The Heritage Group, who passed away last week at the age of 94. Fehsenfeld, a graduate of Purdue University and decorated World War II veteran, will be remembered Saturday during a Celebration of Life, at The Center on the northwest side of Indianapolis.