PROMISE Program

Purdue's Recruitment of Minorities Interested in the Schools of Engineering (PROMISE) program was established in 1975. PROMISE, sponsored by the Minority Engineering Program, is an exciting two-day event that encourages high school seniors from underrepresented communities to apply to Purdue. This agenda includes campus tours, residential hall tours, engaging meals with faculty and students, engineering projects, exposure to the engineering curriculum, and social activities. 

PROMISE 2022 Dates 

  • Sunday, September 18 - Monday, September 19
  • Sunday, October 16 - Monday, October 17
  • FAQ's

Benefits of PROMISE

  • The opportunity to network within the College of Engineering.
  • Access to valuable resources that will promote your success.
  • Help with the college application process.
  • PROMISE is offered at no cost to student participants.
  • Lodging, accommodations, activities, and scheduled meals are included for student participants.
  • Student participants are responsible for their travel to and from the Purdue main campus.

Program Learning Objectives:

  • The Admissions Process
  • Financial Aid Resources
  • The First-Year Engineering Curriculum
  • College Success Strategies

Individuals of all races, genders, and backgrounds are welcome.

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