You are driven by passion. We help you realize your potential.
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.
PNW has created networking opportunities and professional relationships that I am grateful for, with mentors that are wonderful role models.
My favorite aspect of Purdue Northwest is the community. You make friends at PNW so easily. You see them all the time. It’s a great feeling.
Experience Our Campuses
A Premier Metropolitan University
Our prestigious four-year university blends personalized attention with excellent value—all within easy driving distance of Chicago and Lake Michigan. PNW's committed to real-world experience is evident in our newest building, the state-of-the-art Nils K. Nelson Bioscience Innovation Building.
Paws Up! Roar Pride!
Purdue Northwest competes in the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC). We have 19 varsity sports, including softball, baseball, basketball, tennis, cross country, track & field, golf, soccer, volleyball, ice hockey (ACHA) and Esports.
Preparing to Excel
Learning doesn't just take place in the classroom. With 98% full-time freshmen, we have new students adding to our vibrant campus community each fall.
Loving Student Life
From intramurals to fitness centers, PNW provides a range of opportunities for students to meet friends, have fun and make progress.
Balance study time with workout breaks in PNW's two well-equipped Fitness Centers.
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.
See for Yourself - Take a Virtual Tour
July 6, 2022The Leadership Institute at Purdue Northwest announces 2021-22 Leadership Northwest Indiana graduates
July 5, 2022Purdue Northwest Sinai Forum’s 69th season to feature Gen. David H. Petraeus, Adam Savage, Elizabeth Gilbert, and more
June 30, 2022PNW begins recruiting Cybersecurity students
Jul 11Summer Third 4-week Session Begins
Final session for the Summer term
Jul 12PNW Sinai Forum General Public Ticket Sales Begin
Tickets for the 69th season of PNW’s Sinai Forum will go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, July 12.
Jul 15Acorn Concert Series – Toronzo Cannon
The Chicago Blues Festival headliner and international bluesman comes to the arboretum with searing chops, soul-satisfying vocals and vibrant original songs!
Jul 25Express Admission Days
Express Admission Day is designed to allow you to apply, turn in any transcripts and receive an admission decision the following business day.