Purdue University College of Technology

name = Purdue University College of Technology

motto =
established = 1964
type =
endowment =
dean = Dennis R. Depew [http://www.tech.purdue.edu/About_Us/origins.cfm Origins : About Us : Purdue University College of Technology ] ]
city = flagicon|USA West Lafayette
state = IN
country = USA
students =
undergrad = 3,883 (West Lafayette) 1,383 (Statewide)
postgrad = 271 [http://www.tech.purdue.edu/About_Us/index.cfm About Us : Purdue University College of Technology : West Lafayette, Indiana ] ]
faculty = 340 [ [http://www.tech.purdue.edu/facultyandstaff/index.cfm Faculty and Staff : Purdue University College of Technology : West Lafayette, Indiana ] ]
campus =
colors =
free_label =
free =
mascot =
nickname =
affiliations = Purdue University Purdue University System
website = [http://www.tech.purdue.edu www.tech.purdue.edu]
The Purdue University College of Technology is one of eight major academic divisions, or "Colleges", of Purdue University. With over 30,000 living alumni, it is one of the largest technology schools in the United States and currently tied for first place in rankings.


The College of Technology contains eight minor academic divisions, called "Departments".

* Aviation Technology
* Building Construction Management
* Computer Graphics Technology
* Computer and Information Technology
* Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology
* Industrial Technology
* Mechanical Engineering Technology
* Manufacturing Engineering Technology
* Organizational Leadership and Supervision


The College of Technology is unique at Purdue in that its programs are offered at eleven different locations throughout the state of Indiana, including several locations that are not satellite campuses of the Purdue University System. This arrangement is collectively known as the College of Technology Statewide. Each Statewide location offers degree programs that follow the same curriculum requirements as those of the main campus in West Lafayette, although not all programs may be offered at Statewide locations. [ [http://www.tech.purdue.edu/cot_statewide/index.cfm College of Technology Statewide : Purdue University College of Technology ] ] The ten Statewide locations are:

* Anderson
* Muncie
* Columbus
* Greensburg
* Indianapolis
* Kokomo
* Lafayette
* New Albany
* Richmond
* South Bend/Elkhart

The entirety of the College of Technology at the main campus in West Lafayette, including faculty offices, classrooms, and laboratories, is located in the Knoy Hall of Technology and Michael Golden Laboratories.


On February 15, 1964, the Purdue University Board of Trustees approved a proposal for a new undergraduate school — the School of Technology — that would organize Purdue's applied learning programs into a single administrative unit. The proposal went into effect July 1, 1964. In January 2005, the School of Technology was renamed the College of Technology. All other schools at Purdue were renamed with the exceptions of the Krannert School of Management and the School of Veterinary Medicine.


The College of Technology is tied for first in the United States in the total number of engineering technology degrees awarded.cite news
url = http://www.prism-magazine.org/jan05/databytes.cfm#03
publisher = American Society for Engineering Education
date = 2005-01
accessdate = 2006-09-03

Purdue awards more engineering technology degrees to women than any other university or college in the country.cite news
url = http://news.uns.purdue.edu/UNS/html3month/2005/050201.Depew.rankings.html
title = Purdue tops in engineering technology degrees for women
publisher = Purdue University News Service
date = 2005-02-01
accessdate = 2006-06-12

The Technology Education program, offered jointly with the College of Education, ranks first in the nation.cite news
url = http://news.uns.purdue.edu/UNS/html3month/2004/041213.Rogers.teched.html
title = Purdue technology education program ranked No. 1 in nation
publisher = Purdue University News Service
date = 2004-12-13
accessdate = 2006-06-12


External links

* [http://www.purdue.edu/ Purdue University]
* [http://www.tech.purdue.edu/ Purdue University College of Technology]

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Purdue University College of Engineering — Coordinates: 40°25.86′N 86°54.87′W / 40.431°N 86.9145°W / 40.431; 86.9145 …   Wikipedia

  • Purdue University System — Das Purdue University System ist ein Verbund staatlicher Universitäten in Indiana. Derzeit studieren an den Hochschulen des Systems mehr als 68.000 Studenten. Standorte Purdue University West Lafayette Purdue University Calumet Purdue University… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Purdue University System — Infobox University name = Purdue University System motto = Education, Research, Service established = 1869 type = public university system president = France Córdova city = Indiana country = USA students = 68,746 system wide undergrad = 58,763… …   Wikipedia

  • Purdue University North Central — Infobox University name=Purdue University North Central type=public coeducational endowment=$0.9 million [cite web | title=America s Best Colleges 2006 | publisher=U.S. News World Report | accessdate=2006 02 25 |… …   Wikipedia

  • Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus — Infobox University name = Indiana University Purdue University Columbus IUPUC established = 1970 (details) type = public coeducational vice chancellor= Dr. Jay Howard city = Columbus state = IN country = USA undergrad = 2,000 faculty = 60 campus …   Wikipedia

  • List of Purdue University people — Here follows a list of notable alumni and faculty of Purdue University. =Notable alumni=AcademiaCollege chancellors, presidents and vice presidents* Peter Alfonso Vice President for Research, University of North Dakota * Robert Altenkirch… …   Wikipedia

  • Department of Building Construction Management Technology, Purdue University — The Department of Building Construction Management Technology is a department at Purdue University which specializes in the study of building construction management (BCM) History The Department of Building Construction Management grew from a… …   Wikipedia

  • Government College of Technology, Coimbatore — Infobox University name = GCT, Coimbatore established=1945 type = Autonomous(academic only) institute affiliated to the Anna University Dean=Dr.Annadurai city=Coimbatore state=Tamil Nadu country=India undergrad = 3600 postgrad = 1200 faculty= 150 …   Wikipedia

  • List of University College London people — This is a list of notable individuals associated with University College London, including graduates, former students, and academics.See also: * * . Faculty Arts and Humanities * Chimen Abramsky Emeritus Professor of Hebrew and Jewish Studies * A …   Wikipedia

  • Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine — Established 1910[1] Type Public Dean Christopher M. Brown[2] St …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.