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



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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 campus is just an hour’s drive from both Chicago and South Bend.

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Mar 21

Women’s History Month

From academic events to art showcases, join PNW in celebrating the accomplishments and achievements of women all month long!

Mar 22

Tornado Drill

Campus members, we will be conducting a Tornado Drill (move to a storm safe area) at both campuses on Wednesday, March 22, 2023.

Mar 28

“Chinese Art in American Museums” with the Art Institute of Chicago’s Tao Wang

Take a visual journey of Chinese art guided by visiting scholar Dr. Tao Wang from the Art Institute of Chicago.

Apr 04

Days of Discovery – Westville Campus

The 2023 Days of Discovery will be held on April 4 at the Westville Campus and on April 5 at the Hammond Campus. This two-day event features distinguished internal and external keynote speakers as well as faculty and student oral and poster presentations.