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Purdue University

  • RMIT Students can apply to Purdue for 2 semesters.

    Purdue's West Lafayette campus in Indiana has a diverse student population of approximately 39,000 from over 130 countries.Purdue is recognised for its academic excellence, meaningful research, and graduate achievement. Purdue students and graduates enjoy a global network of leaders in business, healthcare, science, technology, education, the arts, agriculture, communication, politics and much more.Purdue offers a dynamic community of goal-oriented individuals who recognise the potential in themselves and each other.

  • West Lafayette is a city located in Indiana, US. It is the most densely populated city in Indiana and is the most culturally diverse city in the Midwest. West Lafayette is witness to an energetic live music scene and world-class cuisine.From West Lafayette you can explore the states capital Indianapolis (105 km away) and the famous US city Chicago (166 km away).

  • The Purdue Boilermakers are the official varsity team representing Purdue University. Their Marching Band and Cheer-leaders are infamous for their big-band performances before each game.

    If you're looking for that true, America experience, then Purdue is University for you.


Main areas of study

The listed areas of study are not necessarily exhaustive and other fields of study might also be available at the partner institution. Moreover, names for fields of study may be different overseas.A discipline being listed does not in indicate the suitability of the program, nor does it indicate that the discipline is taught in English.Approval to study particular subjects at any institution is always at the discretion of the departmental/discipline and faculty advisors at RMIT University and subject to available places at the host institution.

Language requirements

RMIT students must have a GPA of 3.0 to apply for this institution.
Exchange is open to any compatible discipline.

Additional information


Listed study areas

  • Accounting
  • Aerospace engineering and aviation
  • Animation
  • Architecture
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biotechnology and biological sciences
  • Chemical engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil engineering
  • Communication, journalism and media
  • Computer engineering
  • Computer science
  • Construction and project management
  • Economics, Finance and Marketing
  • Electrical and electronic engineering
  • Environmental science
  • Fashion and textiles
  • Fine and visual art
  • Food science and technology
  • Games and interactive media
  • Graphic and communication design
  • Industrial, furniture and product design
  • Information and security
  • Information technology
  • Interior design
  • International studies
  • Justice and legal
  • Landscape architecture
  • Languages, translating and interpreting
  • Management
  • Mathematics, statistics and analytics
  • Mechanical and automotive engineering
  • Mechatronics and manufacturing systems engineering
  • Music and audiovisual
  • Photography
  • Physics
  • Public policy
  • Screen and media
  • Sports science
  • Writing, Editing and Publishing

Full time load


US Credits


US Credits

3 US credit

RMIT credits



After students have been admitted and assigned a Purdue identification number (PUID), they can apply online for on-campus accommodation. As soon as students are admitted the study abroad office will send an email through to explain how to apply for housing.

Health insurance

RMIT Students are required to purchase additional Health Insurance, and will be required to pay upon arrival.

This is in addition to the Travel Insurance provided by RMIT University

Living cost

A number of external services provide comprehensive overviews of global living costs, for example:

More information


Exchange students need a J-1 visa to study in the US which requires an interview at the US Embassy.

Further information is available here.

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