Purdue University Northwest

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

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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



A PNW student stands outdoors

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.

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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.

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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.

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Feb 27

Black History Month

Join us as PNW celebrates Black History Month! From our kickoff celebration to Black Jeopardy, we’ll have fun while recognizing the essential impact of Black history, accomplishments and culture.

Feb 27

Athletics Week Ahead

Cheer on your favorite team with pride at our weekly home games! Mark the calendar and make sure to join us!

Feb 28

Ran’D Shine the Magician

Step into a mesmerizing realm where history, culture, and the enchanting world of magic converge in a spellbinding celebration of Black History Month.

Feb 29

Insomnia: First Year Pride

Insomnia is a lock-in event at PNW open to first-year students. Stay up all night with us while we play games, watch movies, make crafts and more!