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.

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


Feb 25

Black History Month

PNW is celebrating Black History Month with a range of special events, including creative performers, an art content, flag display and thought-provoking discussions reflecting on the contributions of Black people to U.S. history.

Feb 25

History of Black Music

As part of PNW’s Black History Month celebration, join DJ Trice for a DJ set and virtual lesson exploring the history of Black music!

Feb 26

Virtual Spring Career Expo 2021

The Purdue Northwest Virtual Spring Career Expo 2021 is an all majors career fair that will feature local and national employers that are seeking to hire interns and full time employees!

Feb 27

Preview PNW

Want a closer look at Purdue University Northwest? Hear from current students, PNW colleges and admissions staff as they welcome you to our upcoming Virtual Preview PNW events.