Purdue University Northwest

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

Power Onward

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

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.

Marquis Barconia, ’22, Elementary Education



Marquis Barconia

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.

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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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Aug 19

Apply Now for 2023!

The Purdue University Northwest application for Spring and Fall 2023 is now open! Apply today to join the PNW Pride.

Aug 19

Cookout with a Cop

Stop by University Village (behind Peregrine Hall on the Hammond campus) to enjoy free food including burgers, hotdogs, cookies and chips and bottled water!

Aug 22

Disabilities Justice: Transnational Perspectives on Gender and Disablism

Fulbright Scholar Onder Islek of Aksaray University in Turkey will present his research on the role of schools in promoting independence among students with disabilities, especially those with visual impairments.

Aug 23

IS Scavenger Hunt 2022

Students, show your PNW Pride and enter to win an iPad Air! The IS Scavenger Hunt 2022 begins on August 23 and ends at midnight on September 7!