||West Lafayette, Indiana
||baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball, wrestling
||old gold, black
||Boilermaker Special (Boilermakers)
Purdue University is an Indiana public university founded in 1869. It ranked #64 in US News's 2008 "National Universities: Top Schools" list.
Purdue has 9 men's and 9 women's sports teams. The football program has won 7 bowl games (while losing 7). The women's basketball program has won 1 national championship.