Purdue University Northwest

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Power Onward

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PNW and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Your health and safety is our top priority. See how PNW is Powering Onward in response to COVID-19, including our plans for an in-person Fall semester!

Review the Guide

When choosing a college, I wanted to be more than just another number or name on an attendance sheet. I wanted opportunities, and I wanted to be remembered.

Stephaine Cordova, ’20

Stephanie Cordova

I was undecided, and getting into the College of Business has shaped me into the person I am. It has helped me to grow so much in academics and the community.

Ruhani Sharma, ’20

Take advantage of all the opportunities on campus. Get to know your professors and classmates. Put yourself out there, I promise it will pay off!

Lori Utesch, Master of Science in Education, Concentration: Mental Health Counseling, ’21

Explore Majors & Programs

Choose from more than 70 undergraduate and graduate degree programs at Purdue Northwest. Our programs are enhanced by our expert faculty, cultural diversity, technology resources, and community partnerships. Together they provide a world-class education and 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.

News & Events


Apr 15

Fall 2021 Priority Registration Begins

Registration is underway for Fall 2021! All students are able to register now.

Apr 15

Chancellor’s Cup Challenge Benefitting the PNW Food Pantry

During Homecoming, support our hungry PNW students by donating food to our PNW Pantries at Westville and Hammond!

Apr 16

The Roundtable Perspective: The Social Media Pandemic

Rhon Teruelle, Ph.D., assistant professor of mass communication and social media at Purdue University Northwest joins host Thomas J. Roach, Ph.D. on Lakeshore PBS.

Apr 19

Anti-Racism Lecture Series: The 1619 Project and the Summer of 2020

PNW professor Mita Choudhury will provide a historical overview of systemic racism, institutional bias and prejudice, and the weak guard rails of “western civilization.”