The Numbers and More, 1900-01
Number Students and Graduates
38 Undergraduate Students, Fall Semester
9 Graduates, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
80 Winter Courses in Agriculture Participants
Number Faculty, Courses and Academic Majors
1 Academic Department
9 Faculty Members
27 Courses Offered to Undergraduates
1 Academic Major
Dollars Academic Year Fees, Undergraduate (Excludes special fees, no tuition charged until 1901-02)
$27 Indiana Residents ($810 in 2018 dollars, inflation-adjusted)
$27 Nonresident, U.S. Citizens ($810 in 2018 dollars, inflation-adjusted)
Purdue Agriculture, 1900-01
- Purdue offered a non-degree “Two Years’ Course in Agriculture” including the introductory agricultural subjects of the regular four years’ course.
- Beginning in 1901-02, nonresidents were charged an additional $25 “tuition” fee.
- The World population was listed as 1,640,000,000.
- Twenty-eight percent of the 4,192 autos produced in the United States in 1900 were electric cars.