The Numbers and More, 1950-51
Number Students and Graduates
1,396 Undergraduate Students, Fall Semester
278 Graduates, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
47 Graduates, Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering
60 Graduates, Bachelor of Science in Forestry
118 Winter Courses in Agriculture Participants
Number Faculty, Courses and Academic Majors
12 Academic Departments
216 Faculty Members
221 Courses Offered to Undergraduates
13 Academic Majors
Dollars Academic Year Fees, Undergraduate (Excludes special fees, includes tuition paid only by nonresidents)
$120 Indiana Residents ($1,255 in 2018 dollars, inflation-adjusted)
$320 Nonresident, U.S. Citizens ($3,346 in 2018 dollars, inflation-adjusted)
Purdue Agriculture, 1950-51
From The Purdue Agriculturist Editorials
- Student Agricultural Council is needed.
- Purdue Agriculture graduates are expected to become active in community development and governmental affairs, but no history or government courses are required in the curriculum.
- In 1950, the average price of a new car was $1,510.
- United States population was more than 150 million for the first time.