Purdue University Global Reviews

2.82 out of 5 stars
(206 Reviews)
39% of 206 students said this degree improved their career prospects
56% of 206 students said they would recommend this school to others
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Student & Graduate Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
Quality Online Education - 9/3/2019
Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2018
"I graduated in 2018 and found the quality of the education that I received to be on par if not better than undergraduate degree I received from a traditional brick and mortar University. The professors were all really knowledgeable and willing to help their students succeed, and the course curriculum was challenging and applicable to real world issues. You will be required to do a lot of writing, but that should be expected for any college level program."
4.3 out of 5 stars
Jesse Wilson - 8/30/2019
Degree: Business Administration
Graduation Year: 2020
"I am sorry to see so many negative comments. I am 3-terms in with Purdue Global and have had nothing but good experiences overall. They accepted a large number of my transfer credits, they have a partnership with my employer to provide full tuition, Ive never had any challenges with the Financial Aid department in processing my tuition reimbursement or receiving my scholarship funds, and my academic advisor has been thoroughly helpful. I am expected to graduate July 21, 2020. While my job is not contingent on this degree, I am excited about the credential and possibilities it brings, and I do feel like Ive learned a great deal from all of teachers, who were very knowledgable in their fields."
1.2 out of 5 stars
JustSayNo - 8/25/2019
Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2019
"Don’t. Sounds like a good “deal.” They are NOT flexible as if this is a badge of honor. Modules and assignments were mismatched, rubrics sometimes not even applying to the assignment, but it’s your job to still figure it out! Leadership is unorganized, and upper grad faculty are there to show you how “smart” they are, and how “little” you are. This is absolutely the number one statement I could make! Inflexible for working families, yet one of their selling points is flexibility with working. I didn’t expect “easy,” and I was prepared to work hard to learn useful information. How is an MBA with no nursing experience involved with nursing faculty to manage students? Purdue should’ve had their ducks in a row when “selling” their services to the public after buying Kaplan out. Now I’m stuck with them because online classes are difficult to transfer. Grad program staff need to be weeded out and replaced with people who are there to teach, and not there to bolster their own Demi-god egos at your expense. Would never have committed to this, but I should’ve known, you get what you pay for."
2.3 out of 5 stars
3.96 studen - 8/24/2019
Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2020
"I have a AS a BS from here and im am pursing my MS. I Focused on software development and have gotten over 100 rejection letters. Every step forward has been something I learned on my own and not from this school when i got to interviews i do not know most of the material to even study and i was an A student"
2.9 out of 5 stars
My Perspective - 8/24/2019
Degree: Cybersecurity
Graduation Year: 2021
"I was really excited about obtaining a Master's Degree. However, I'm in the middle of class I receive a bill for $1780.00 contact the financial aid department who transferred me twice had me in hold while I waited for them to talk to their supervisor. And then was told oh we thought you were in another program. However. a month prior I received a financial aid award letter with the correct program. Therefore, all studet loan info was correct and all ready to go. Now, everyone else in my class received their refund. They decide to process my aid the 4th week of class and it's the 6th week and I have not had anything deposited into my account. This is the worst thing every. I have never had this experience with any other university. Now, I am receiving emails that my deferment was denied because fedlian does have the correct information. After I have received emails telling me how much purdue university global has received. And no one from financial aid can provide a reason and tell me to was two weeks. However, my session is almost over. They need someone to come and train and investigate the financial aid department in Indiapolis, Indiana."
5.0 out of 5 stars
The post about Purdue maxing out aid is Not True. - 8/17/2019
Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2019
"I would just like to correct the post about Purdue University Global only maxing out Federal Aid, as the Associate Degree programs have a tuition cap of $22,500, and the Bachelor's Degree programs are capped at $45,000.00. I would also like to say that I learned very useful and applicable information from nearly every course I completed. The course work is relevant and challenging, far more challenging than the courses I took at Clemson. (which is ranked only 16 places under Purdue University) Not only are you required to learn what you would normally learn in any college course, but you must also learn the incredibly valuable skill of time management, or you will not graduate. I think that people have this idea that online learning is easy, and that students are given questions that google can answer. I just want to clarify that this is not the case at all. Nearly all of the work you are required to do, consists of papers and presentations that are all put through Turnitin analysis, where any score of 25% or more is an automatic fail, and subject to a plagiarism investigation and potential expulsion. It is not an easy accomplishment and anyone who earns a degree from Purdue University Global should be taken seriously in circles of industry and academia. Like any school, however, there are some areas that could improve, and for Purdue University Global, it would be in how communicative and informative advisors are. They should give much more information prior to students having to search or ask, and they should definitely make decisions about the student's academic path with the students and not for them. Other than that, I had a very positive and rewarding experience."
1.0 out of 5 stars
Quiet Storm - 8/12/2019
Degree: Cybersecurity
Graduation Year: 2020
"This was the worst experience that I ever had with a school. I really don't have any good to say about this school, the instructor s or my experience. I wasted my time signing up for this school. I withdrew after a couple of weeks and will continue at another school. Please please please look at other schools."
5.0 out of 5 stars
RJ - 8/6/2019
Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2018
"I felt like the professors were quite knowledgeable in their fields, the subject matter was challenging, and the course work rigorous. I also felt like I saved quite a bit of money by enrolling in the online program, as opposed to enrolling in an on-campus program, with room and board charges. I'm now employed in the technology sector, and I owe that to Purdue, my professors, and everyone who helped me along the way. Thank you, Governor Mitch Daniels and the entire Purdue staff and faculty."
1.0 out of 5 stars
There is Purdue and Pur-Don't (AKA Purdue University Global). Say no to Pur-Don't - 8/1/2019
Degree: Cybersecurity
Graduation Year: 2019
"Purdue University Global is a complete disgrace and embarrassment to the entire Purdue University System. The admissions team has zero integrity and will sell you this dream of being a "Purdue University" student...and being in same company of people like Neal Armstrong and Drew Breeze. Conflating Purdue University and Purdue University Global is unethical as the two are hardly the same. Purdue University is an actual research university and Purdue University Global is not...it's Kaplan University. The same Kaplan University that made headlines for their guerrilla registration practices that dupe students out money. The same Kaplan University that made headlines for their predatory enrollment practices that target desperate people. The financial aid team is a hot mess. Depending on the day--even the hour--you will call and get a different answer from someone. Their scripted answers for resolution of every question is "5-7 business days" just to get you off the phone. When they make mistakes, there is zero accountability. Purdue University Global's model is clear. Max out federal loans for every admitted student. That's the MO. At $371 per credit hour, there are more than a dozen bachelor degree programs that are IMPOSSIBLE to complete using federal loans. Impossible. If you don't want to believe me, believe the math. Purdue University Global's bachelor's degree in cybersecurity has 180 credits. The tuition is $371 per credit. The technology fee is $295 per term. The lab fee is $65 per term. If you average 10 credits per term, it will take you 18 terms to complete. Your undergraduate aggregate loan limit from the Department of Education--the max you can borrow in federal loans--is $57,500. TUITION COST: $371 X 180 = $66,780 TECHNOLOGY FEE COST: $295 X 18 = $5,310 LAB FEE COST: $65 X 18 = $1,170 TOTAL COST= $73,260 Yes--$73,260! Overall, attending Purdue University Global was the worst mistake of my academic career. My experience is that this is a sham public university. My advice is for anyone considering Purdue University Global to find another school that has real standards. Purdue University Global is nothing more than a white label for the struggling for-profit Kaplan University. There is Purdue and Pur-Don't (AKA Purdue University Global). Say no to Pur-Don't."
1.0 out of 5 stars
School is a scam - 7/29/2019
Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2018
"Do not apply! It is run by a for profit company. Purdue University just ruined their name! Run away as fast as you can. A bachelors degree will end up costing you $44500! They will leave you in debt and hiring companies are recognizing the poor quality of online education."