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Purdue University Fort Wayne, Richard T. Doermer School of Business

Purdue University Fort Wayne, located in Indiana’s second-largest city, offers a traditional campus experience within a thriving metropolitan setting. As part of the Purdue University system, students in the Doermer School of Business earn undergraduate and MBA degrees from one of the most trusted and prestigious brands in higher education. With more than 8,000 students and almost 300 full-time faculty members, Purdue Fort Wayne is perfectly sized to offer small classes (average class size across the university is 23 ) and individualized attention, yet large enough to have all the attributes of a major research university.

The Doermer School of Business was named after a very successful, local businessman, Richard T. Doermer, who believed that "partnerships between business schools and local businesses are extremely beneficial to both parties.'' To that end, our faculty members are very connected to local businesses and provide students with experience and insight by working on real-world projects. 

The Doermer School of Business offers students a Student Success Center, professional academic advisors, and many career and professional development activities and mentorship. Students have immense opportunities for entrepreneurship, internships, project work, teamwork, research, and study abroad. Our faculty members love to teach, and they are good at it. They consistently win awards and recognition from students, alumni, and the community and professional organizations for their stellar teaching. They take great pride in the success and accomplishments of students.

Come check out what the Doermer School of Business can offer you.  We can't wait to meet you!

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