Purdue University Northwest

You are driven by passion. We help you realize your potential.

Power Onward

It’s nice to be in a more intimate, smaller setting. It makes me feel like I’m actually a student, not a number.

Mya Bell, Human Development and Family Studies, ’24

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All the faculty members I’ve worked with truly are working for you. They want you to be able to do what you want to do.

David Bolton, Communication, ’24

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You can just walk into a club on any day and you’ll feel like you belong, even if you’ve never met those people before.

Danielle Turner, Computer Information Technology, ’23

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Explore Majors & Programs

At Purdue University Northwest, small classes and supportive professors will help you build the hands-on skills and connections you need to thrive in more than 70 areas of study, from cybersecurity to psychology.

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 branch campus is just an hour’s drive from both Chicago and South Bend.

See for Yourself - Take a Virtual Tour

Jul 20

Late Night Hours at The Arboretum

Experience the magic of summer nights at the Arboretum with hundreds of fireflies flashing through the sky!

Jul 21

Acorn Concert Series: The Cream of Clapton Band

Hear from The Cream of Clapton Band, featuring lead guitarist and vocalist Will Johns and Grammy-award-winning drummer Steve Ferrone.

Aug 01

Roaring Back to School Backpack Giveaway – Hammond

PNW is hosting a backpack giveaway to support students.

Aug 01

Roaring Back to School Backpack Giveaway – Westville

Join us for an exciting backpack giveaway event, where we aim to support students and ensure they have the necessary tools for a successful academic journey.