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Course and Tuition FAQs

What are the expectations on completing courses beyond my work schedule?

课程旨在考虑到繁忙的日程安排,提供您在最方便的时间所需的灵活性。课程通过在互联网上通过互联网流媒体视频来传输到全球范围内的学生在校园内教室。我们的课程使用了在我们的校园计划中教授的同一个教师,以及更大的课程部分,其他教学助理将为学生提供进一步的资源。

您的所有课程活动,作业和考试必须由其各自的截止日期完成。您需要定期查看课程讲座以保持当前。我们课程的典型长度为16周(夏季8周)。有些课程还可能包含您需要考虑的在线集团工作。

Be realistic about the time commitment that is required to fit graduate studies into your already demanding life and then prepares to make a plan to achieve a healthy balance. As a general rule of thumb, plan to spend 9-12 hours per week of study time for each 3-credit course. However, some courses won’t require as much of your time, and others may require more.

大多数普渡生学生通过每学期进行一次课程,偶尔在夏季期间举办课程,完成硕士学位。但是,如果您有高度动力,您可能需要两个课程一个学期,并在三年内完成硕士学位。您完成学位计划的速度有多依赖于许多因素,例如工作需求,旅行或家庭义务。如果您的个人情况会显着影响您的课程时间表,请通知我们。

How many courses are offered each semester in my desired program?

Please see our “Course Catalog”信息courses by semester. This is a tentative schedule and subject to change with the possibility of deletion or addition of courses. Courses are automatically sorted by Course Number, with, for example, the IE-specific courses beginning with the IE prefix.

What loan options do I have as an International student?

There are no loan options available through "Purdue Online, College of Engineering". You can try to contact the financial aid or bursar's office.

What is the cost for a course?

Tuition costs can vary slightly depending on program. Please visit the relevant program page to view our current tuition rates.

Is there any way the application fee can be waived?

Waived application fees depend to which program you're applying. There are no fees waived for Purdue Online, College of Engineering.

How do I go about finding professors to be on my advising committee?

Until you're admitted, this really isn't something you need to worry about. Once you start your plan of study, you can begin the process of planning your advising committee.

I'm a student at IUPUI, can I take a distance class that you offer? What are the costs?

You can take a distance course at a reduced cost upon approval from your advisor. Send an email to proed@purdue.edu to inquire about the details.

My GPA is 2.4 but I have work experience ... would I still be able to be admitted into the program?

Across all graduate programs at Purdue, there is a 3.0 minimum GPA requirement and we're mainly focused on academic record. We take into account your application in its entirety, but since you're applying to a graduate program, we really try to assess your learning abilities. Besides the cumulative GPA, we also look at individual course performances, how you progressed through your undergraduate program, etc.