Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Ed again puts Purdue among country’s best

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University continues to be recognized as one of the nation’s top institutions with another top-10 ranking, this week via the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education 2021 U.S. Rankings.

Released Thursday (Sept. 17), the WSJ/THE ranking places Purdue as the ninth best public institution in the country, fifth best overall for student engagement and 47th overall among nearly 800 institutions in the U.S.

These newest accolades for Purdue follow last week’s U.S. News & World Report ranking as the No. 5 most innovative school in the country and the earlier No. 4 ranking on CNBC’s 2020 list of the top public U.S. colleges that pay off the most. Purdue is tops in the state in both the U.S. News list of innovative schools and the CNBC list of public colleges that pay off the most.


The Wall Street Journal’s rankings focus on four key pillars. Forty

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