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WTHR photoRANKINGS

  • #1 Analytical Chemistry program in the country. (U.S. News and World Report)
  • #2 Female Chemistry faculty in U.S. (both the number of tenured/tenure track women faculty and the percentage of our faculty who are women.)
  • #2 Largest Graduate Program in the U.S. (National Science Foundation)
  • #13 Chemistry program in the U.S. and #20 internationally (Shanghai world-rankings)
  • #21 Chemistry program nationally (U.S. News and World Report)

FACULTY

  • 45 Faculty Members (FTE)
  • 2 Nobel Prizes (Herbert C. Brown, 1979; Ei-ichi Negishi, 2010)
  • 2 National Academy of Sciences Fellows
  • 1 Dreyfus Prize in Chemical Sciences
  • 2 American Academy of Arts and Sciences Members
  • 11 AAAS Fellows
  • 11 Distinguished Professors
  • 10 Faculty with startup companies
  • 9 Purdue Teaching Awards

RESEARCH AREAS

  • Health, Human Disease, and Diagnostics
  • National Security
  • Global Sustainability
  • Climate and the Environment
  • Energy
  • Materials Science

FACILITIES

GRADUATE PROGRAM

  • 315 Graduate Students
  • Diversity
    • 40% Women
    • 36% International
    • 11% Minority

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM

  • 317 Undergraduate Students (majors)
  • Diversity
    • 41% Women
    • 20% International
    • 8% Minority
  • 75% of students participate in undergraduate research program.

STAFF

  • 70 Chemistry support personnel

PURDUE RANKINGS

  • #4 in preparing students for the workforce (The Wall Street Journal)
  • #8 producer of startup talent among U.S. public universities (Tech.co)
  • #10 best college town in America (Business Insider)
  • #14 best undergraduate teaching (U.S. News and World Report)
  • #21 public university in the U.S. (U.S. News and World Report)
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