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Power Onward

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PNW and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Your health and safety is our top priority. See how PNW is Powering Onward in response to COVID-19, including our plans for an in-person Fall 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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News & Events


Jun 21

Annual Powers-Purdue University Northwest Golf Invitational

Join Purdue University Northwest at the annual Powers-Purdue Northwest Invitational Golf Outing to benefit student-athlete scholarships at PNW.

Jun 26

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.

Jul 05

Independence Holiday

In observance of Independence Day, the PNW campuses will be closed and there will be no classes. Classes will resume on Tuesday, July 6.

Jul 12

Summer 2021 Session III Classes Begin

Summer 2021 session III classes begin, including third four-week session.