About Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, IN, Tippecanoe County (pop. 170,000), is within easy access to both Indianapolis and Chicago. The Lafayette-West Lafayette area boasts a diversified economy with a large manufacturing base, excellent healthcare services, affordable housing, a thriving social scene, and a visionary riverfront development plan that make it an attractive area in which to live, work, and play. Small-city living and big-city entertainment and getaways in close proximity offer the best of both worlds.