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Power Onward

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PNW and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Ready to return—and ready to roar! Purdue University Northwest has plans in place to stay safe as we welcome faculty, staff and students back to campus for the Fall 2021 semester.

Review the Guide

When I came to PNW for the very first time on a campus visit, I already knew this was going to be my home. I will be the best that I can be because I am a product of PNW. 

Ahmee’L Taylor, Marketing, ’22



Ahmee'l Taylor

PNW has created networking opportunities and professional relationships that I am grateful for, with mentors that are wonderful role models.

Sonja Pierson, Master of Science in Education, Mental Health Counseling, ’21



Sonja Pierson

I met a lot of great people who turned out to be some of my best friends, and to actually run a live television show that airs on Lakeshore PBS is really, really valuable.

Sonny Santana, ’21, Communications: Broadcasting



Sonny Santana

Explore Majors & Programs

Choose from 70 undergraduate and graduate degree programs at Purdue Northwest. Our emphasis on small classes, hands-on learning and real-world skills will prepare you to meet the demands of today’s highly competitive global environment.

Experience Our Campuses

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With two campuses in Northwest Indiana, PNW has a premier metropolitan location and a hometown feel. The Hammond campus offers a vibrant residential experience and easy access to downtown Chicago. In Westville, our beautiful 269-acre rural campus is just an hour’s drive from both Chicago and South Bend.

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Oct 24

PNW Application Fee Waiver

Now is the perfect time to apply to Purdue University Northwest, as the $25 application fee for undergraduates will be waived until November 7! Take the next step to success—apply to PNW today.

Oct 24

Spring 2022 Priority Registration: Sophomores

Get ready to register for Spring 2022! Priority registration is now open to PNW sophomores as well as juniors, seniors, graduate students, Honors College students, veterans and student athletes.

Oct 28

Late Night Madness

Purdue University Northwest Athletics will host the 8th Annual Late Night Madness event at the Hammond Fitness & Recreation Center to kick off a new season of Pride basketball.

Nov 02

Princes of Peace and Ethics of Protest: Gandhi, King, Dalai Lama, Mandela

Karen B. Morris, Ph.D. with Deepa Majumdar, D.S.Sc., discuss Princes of Peace and Ethics of Protest: Gandhi, King, Dalai Lama, Mandela as part of the PNW Race, Racism, Anti-Racism Series.