The Numbers and More, 1920-21
Number Students and Graduates
548 Undergraduate Students, Fall Semester
96 Graduates, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
91 Winter Courses in Agriculture Participants
Number Faculty, Courses and Academic Majors
7 Academic Departments
43 Faculty Members
87 Courses Offered to Undergraduates
8 Academic Majors
Dollars Academic Year Fees, Undergraduate (Excludes special fees, includes tuition paid only by nonresidents)
$51 Indiana Residents ($642 in 2018 dollars, inflation-adjusted)
$86 Nonresident, U.S. Citizens ($1,084 in 2018 dollars, inflation-adjusted)
Purdue Agriculture, 1920-21
- A contest among the classes resulted in nearly 100 percent membership in the Agricultural Society, the social and professional club for students.
- Purdue paid homage on Armistice Day, November 11, to her 68 loyal sons who died in World War I.
- On November 2, 1920, Warren G. Harding was elected U.S. President in the first national election in which women were allowed to vote.
- The Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, prohibition of production and consumption of alcohol, was started in1920.