Institutional Effectiveness

We promote best practices in planning, assessment, data integrity and accreditation/compliance activities to achieve meaningful change.

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Purdue University Northwest is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The university is currently PNW is preparing for a reaccreditation evaluation.

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Purdue University Northwest assesses student learning at the course, program and institutional levels.

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Course Evaluations

Feedback from students in the form of course evaluations offers valuable insights for making changes and improving classes.


From enrollment figures to student-body diversity, see centralized, conformed, consistent and clear information about Purdue University Northwest.

Institutional Research

We handle data management and reporting used to support university-level accountability, decision-making, planning and policy development.

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Strategic Plan

From student success to quality infrastructure, PNW’s current strategic plan outlines the university’s vision, mission, values and goals.