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



A PNW student outdoors in a Black Student Union hoodie.

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



A PNW student stands outdoors.

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

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Feb 01

Homecoming 2023

Join in on some favorite HoCo traditions and create new memories during this annual celebration of PNW.

Feb 01

Chancellor’s Cup Challenge Benefitting the PNW Food Pantry

The PNW community is encouraged to come together in helping to alleviate food insecurity on campus!

Feb 01

Black History Month Kick-off

Celebrate the start of the Black History Month celebrations at PNW with music, fellowship, and food!

Feb 02

The Mane Event

Cheer on men’s and women’s basketball while enjoying free food, giveaways and more at HoCo’s biggest event!