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


Aug 09

New Student Orientation

Get ready to start the semester right! Our drive-through New Student Orientation will give you the chance to pick up university resources and some fun swag to show off your PNW Pride.

Aug 24

Fall 2020 Classes Begin

We’re excited to kick off another semester of learning, growth and PNW Pride. Power Onward!

Aug 25

Pride Pickup – Westville Campus

Start the semester right with free PNW swag! No need to RSVP – just drive up for a socially distant Pride Pickup.

Aug 26

Virtual Welcome Rally

Connect and learn more about PNW academic programs, clubs, sports and more! Drop-in on Zoom to get a jump start on your semester.