Online/Campus

Purdue University Global

Building on Purdue’s mission to provide greater access to affordable, world-class education, Purdue University Global delivers a fully personalized online experience that’s tailored to working adults.

By opening the doors to adults who need flexibility to fit learning into their busy lives, we make it possible to achieve a high-quality education from a prestigious university system—online.


World-Class Education Online

Purdue Global offers 180 programs at the associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. Our innovative approach to teaching and modern curriculum give you the skills you need to make an immediate impact on your career. But, more than that, you’ll gain the edge to get ahead in this fast-changing world economy. Because this is education designed for today and tomorrow. This is Purdue Global.

No matter which program you select, you’ll find:

  • A career-focused curriculum built on the latest industry trends
  • Courses taught by highly respected faculty members who are experts in their fields
  • Hands-on, interactive learning in some of the most in-demand fields, including business, IT, nursing, health sciences, education, criminal justice, psychology, and public administration

Flexibility Built Around the Needs of Working Adults

Purdue Global puts you in control of your education, offering innovative learning options that let you choose what, how, and where you learn. Our Advisors work closely with you to understand your personal learning needs. They also evaluate your academic, professional, or military experiences to help you earn credit for what you already know. Together, we’ll help you determine the fastest, most affordable path to your degree.

Traditional classroom

Learn online from anywhere in the world. You can also visit one of our regional locations to take advantage of local, onsite support and services. Our virtual classroom lets you experience course materials and collaborative tools that provide the best elements of any traditional, campus-based instructional approach. Courses include interactive live seminars where you meet with your instructor and classmates from around the world in a virtual classroom to review and discuss important weekly topics. This collaborative and structured learning environment is ideal for students who want a schedule of learning activities and regular interaction with faculty and peers.

Competency-based ExcelTrack™

If you’re a self-motivated student with college credits and/or career experience, our ExcelTrack™ online programs (select programs only) allow you to use that experience to earn your degree faster and for less money. Leverage your knowledge and skills to speed past the topics you already know and spend time only on subjects you still need to learn. With ExcelTrack™, you can move at your own pace and take as many classes as you want each term, all for one flat tuition rate.

Open College at Purdue Global

Open College provides access to free and low-cost open, online resources that can help you translate your work or life experience into credit at Purdue Global. There are three primary avenues to earn credit toward an Open College degree: prior learning assessment, open courses from any institution (MOOCs), and Purdue Global courses. This individualized approach to education integrates technology and personalized support to help you maximize your experience and meet your academic and career goals affordably.

One-on-One Support

We work with students just like you every day who are juggling work and family responsibilities while pursuing their education. By looking at every student individually, we ensure you will never be alone on your educational journey. Our dedicated faculty and support teams are here with you every step of the way to help you achieve your goals, providing one-on-one mentoring and personalized assistance on everything from coursework to career searches.

Our full range of services include:

  • Individual educational advising
  • Hands-on learning through our interactive online classroom
  • No-cost tutoring in math, science, and writing
  • Comprehensive career counseling services before and after graduation, including career planning, job searching, networking, and more