The “Stranger Things” star revealed the news in an interview with Allure magazine, saying she is studying human services, where “you learn about the system and how to help young people.”
Purdue University is located in West Lafayette, Indiana. “Stranger Things” also takes place in Indiana, in the the fictional town of Hawkins. Brown plays Eleven a girl with telekinetic abilities.
Purdue has been referenced in the show over its seasons, including on a special-edition Purdue shirt that appeared during Season 3.(Source: CNN)