Purdue University Northwest

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

Power Onward

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


May 29

Application Fee Holiday

We are waiving our $25 fee for undergraduate applications through August 1! Take advantage of this special offer to Power Onward with PNW.

May 29

Executive MBA Open House

Join our program director, Dr. Pat Obi, on Webex for an overview of the Purdue University Northwest Executive MBA (EMBA) program. He will describe the 15-month, Saturdays-only, premier all-inclusive program.

Jun 01

Student Life Virtual Bingo

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

Jun 04

Leadership in Action: Parents and the COVID-19 Pandemic

How can parents best guide themselves and those they care about through these turbulent times? Dr. Alyssa Westring will help you gain a greater sense of purpose, control and connection as you strive to meet the demands of your “new normal.”