Purdue University Northwest

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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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Sep 28

Fee Waiver for College Go Month

Now is the perfect time to apply to Purdue University Northwest, as the $25 application fee for undergraduates will be waived until September 30! Take the next step to success—apply to PNW today.

Sep 28

The Origins and Future of Critical Race Theory

Join Lee B. Artz, Ph.D. with Patrick Anderson, Ph.D., for a discussion on The Origins and Future of Critical Race Theory as part of the PNW Race, Racism, Anti-Racism Series.

Oct 01

Rescheduled: Johnny V. Wildflowers: A Tribute To Tom Petty Concert

Johnny V’s Wildflowers is a Tom Petty tribute act, fronted by Johnny V, one of Northwest Indiana’s most well-known and charismatic performers.

Oct 05

College Fair – Westville

Which college is right for you? Find the right fit—and invest in your future—with the Purdue University Northwest College Fair in Westville!