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Housing and Food

Most graduate students live in apartments in the surrounding community with rent ranging from $500 to $1,000 per month.

Graduate students may also enjoy on-campus living provided at Hawkins Hall or Purdue Village: Married and Family Housing.  Take a virtual tour of the interior of a Purdue room or apartment, check rates, complete the online Graduate Housing Application as well as check menus and hours of operation for campus dining spots.

Online Tour and Maps
this site to take a virtual campus tour or find a map that helps you locate the West Lafayette campus or the buildings you want to visit.

About West Lafayette
in north-central Indiana - just an hour from Indianapolis and 2 hours from Chicago - West Lafayette is an economically strong, educated community where citizens enjoy a high quality of life, an outstanding public school system and friendly, safe neighborhoods.

About Lafayette
is home to numerous neighborhood parks and the expansive Columbian Park with a water park, zoo, sculpture garden, baseball stadium and more. Our vibrant downtown features unique, locally owned shopping and dining venues. And our community's cultural opportunities include art and historical museums, theater, our own symphony and more.

Compare Two Cities
cost of living at Purdue is inexpensive. Use this commercial site to compare the cost of living for two different cities. (Inclusion of a link to this Web site does not imply endorsement of the site by Purdue University.)

Sticking Around Lafayette, Indiana