As a top public research institution that develops practical solutions to today’s toughest challenges, Purdue is a prominent leader in reputation, affordability, innovation, campus culture and balance. The following rankings can be used to demonstrate Purdue’s impact on local and global communities and to position Purdue as an excellent institution and a driver of innovation.
Fast Company Distinction
For the third year in a row, Purdue University has been recognized as the only university on Fast Company’s Brands That Matter list. The list honors organizations that have created a meaningful space in people’s lives through efforts that are a natural extension of their brand’s mission and ideals.
In 2023, Purdue was also recognized as one of the top 20 Most Innovative Companies, according to Fast Company — a recognition that placed us No. 1 in education and No. 16 worldwide.