Purdue University Northwest

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Power Onward

Lions on PNW's Westville campus

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 plans for the Fall 2020 semester.

Review the Guide

When choosing a college, I wanted to be more than just another number or name on an attendance sheet. I wanted opportunities, and I wanted to be remembered.

Stephaine Cordova, ’20

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I was undecided, and getting into the College of Business has shaped me into the person I am. It has helped me to grow so much in academics and the community.

Ruhani Sharma, ’20

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Take advantage of all the opportunities on campus. Get to know your professors and classmates. Put yourself out there, I promise it will pay off!

Lori Utesch, Master of Science in Education, Concentration: Mental Health Counseling, ’21

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Explore Majors & Programs

Choose from more than 70 undergraduate and graduate degree programs at Purdue Northwest. Our programs are enhanced by our expert faculty, cultural diversity, technology resources, and community partnerships. Together they provide a world-class education and 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.

News & Events


Sep 28

Application Fee Holiday

We are waiving our $25 fee for undergraduate applications in September for College GO month! Take advantage of this special offer to find your place and Power Onward with Purdue University Northwest.

Oct 05

Student Life Virtual Bingo

Join Student Life every first Monday of the month for virtual bingo! Each game features a prize.

Oct 06

Race and Wrongful Convictions

Join Nicky Jackson and Roosevelt Glen for a discussion on Race and Wrongful Convictions. How is the criminal justice system racially biased? What practices by police and courts express and affect race inequality? What actions might challenge wrongful convictions?

Oct 11

Sinai Forum: On Free Speech and Cancel Culture with Jonathan Rauch

Join the Sinai Forum at Purdue University Northwest for a free virtual event, “On Free Speech and Cancel Culture with Jonathan Rauch.”