West Lafayette Area Colleges and Scholarships

Schools in and around West Lafayette

Purdue University-Main Campus
Four or more years; Public; $28,010 average out-state tuition; $9,208 average in-state tuition


West Lafayette /ˌlɑːfiˈɛt/ is a city in Wabash Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States, about 65 miles (105 km) northwest of the state capital of Indianapolis and 103 miles (166 km) southeast of Chicago. West Lafayette is directly across the Wabash River from its sister city, Lafayette. As of the 2016 census estimate, its population was 45,872. It is the most densely populated city in Indiana and is home to Purdue University.

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