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Purdue University

Department of Educational Studies

West Lafayette, IN

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Overview

Purdue University / Department of Educational Studies is located in West Lafayette, IN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Administration
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Counseling and development
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Higher education administration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Foundations of education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Special education
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Special education
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Administration
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Administration
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Foundations of education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Higher education administration
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Education of the gifted
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Counseling and development
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Educational psychology
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Educational psychology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 38
Doctoral Degrees 20
Other Advanced Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (except for special education if undergraduate GPA is higher than a 3.0)
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum combined score of 1000, 300 for new scoring)
Thesis Required
Oral and written exams
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum combined score of 1000, 300 for new scoring)
Oral presentation, project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

214
Applied
113
Accepted
70
Enrolled
53%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (except for special education if undergraduate GPA is higher than a 3.0)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum combined score of 1000, 300 for new scoring)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 77
TWE: Required IELTS Paper score: 5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

304
Total Graduate Students
74%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
25%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.93%
Black or African American 5.26%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.97%
Unknown 2.96%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

30
Total faculty
Full-time - 29
Part-time - 1
Male (8)
Female (22)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Motivation, learning disabilities, school learning, group processes, cognitive development
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address West Lafayette, IN  47907
United States
Contact F. Richard Olenchak
Head
Email: olenchak@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-9170