Purdue University Northwest

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

Power Onward

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

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

Mar 30

Application Fee Holiday

We are waiving our $25 fee for undergraduate applications through April 15! Take advantage of this special offer to Power Onward with PNW.

Mar 30

Student Government Association: Elections Week

Student Government elections run from March 30 to April 3! Students will receive an email from PNW Dean of Students containing a Qualtrics link where you can cast your vote.

Apr 02

Community Conversations About COVID-19: Focus on Education

This free, remote workshop will feature honest conversations, useful resources and helpful connections as we explore how Northwest Indiana is responding to the COVID-19 crisis.

Apr 03

Virtual Workshop: How to be More Interesting Than a Cell Phone®

Hear Deedre Daniel discuss the importance of building real connections with others and creative methods to generate memorable moments with them. A free virtual workshop!