Purdue University - Data Science

Short Bio:

Mridhula is very sincere, dedicated and an inquisitive student who enjoys learning any type of new information. As part of the IB curriculum, Mridhula has shown exceptionalism and excellence in what she sets her mind on; whether an IA project or an Extended Essay. She went above and beyond to ensure that her work exceeds expectations. She is a phenomenal student. She has the potential to make a difference in the scientific world if provided with the resource.

College Info:

Purdue University is a public research university in West Lafayette, Indiana, and the flagship campus of the Purdue University system. The university was founded in 1869 after Lafayette businessman John Purdue donated land and money to establish a college of science, technology, and agriculture in his name.The first classes were held on September 16, 1874, with six instructors and 39 students.The main campus in West Lafayette offers more than 200 majors for undergraduates, over 69 masters and doctoral programs, and professional degrees in pharmacy and veterinary medicine. In addition, Purdue has 18 intercollegiate sports teams and more than 900 student organizations. Purdue is a member of the Big Ten Conference and enrolls the second largest student body of any university in Indiana, as well as the fourth largest foreign student population of any university in the United States.Purdue University is a member of the Association of American Universities and is classified among “R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity”. Purdue has 25 American astronauts as alumni and as of April 2019, the university has been associated with 13 Nobel Prizes.

Course Info:

As “big data” has emerged, businesses have realized that they need scientists with the technical knowledge and statistical abilities to analyze data and communicate their findings to the world. That’s where you come in.
Majoring in data science at Purdue will place you at the forefront of an emerging field and prepare you for an exciting career at the intersection of computer science and statistics.This major will open pathways to careers in virtually every area of society, from healthcare, security and sustainability to education, business and economics.

Tuition Fees:
USD 30,784 / year

Living Costs:
USD 12,000 / year