Purdue University Northwest

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Power Onward

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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 our plans for an in-person Fall 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

Stephanie Cordova

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

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

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


Apr 19

Anti-Racism Lecture Series: The 1619 Project and the Summer of 2020

PNW professor Mita Choudhury will provide a historical overview of systemic racism, institutional bias and prejudice, and the weak guard rails of “western civilization.”

Apr 19

SGA Cram Jam

Ready to ace those finals? SGA is teaming up with the library, student academic support, the Writing Center, student life and HoCo to bring you the ultimate study party! Drop in virtually or in person. In-person snack packs are limited.

Apr 20

On The Other Side: Social Media

Join PNW scholars and community experts for a series of conversations exploring the post-COVID world and our opportunity for reinvention. What does social media look like in a post-COVID world?

Apr 20

SGA Cram Jam

Ready to ace those finals? SGA is teaming up with the library, student academic support, the Writing Center, student life and HoCo to bring you the ultimate study party! Drop in virtually or in person. In-person snack packs are limited.