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Admissions & Financial Aid

We look forward to welcoming you to our diverse and driven student community. Learn all about how to apply and pay for your PNW education!

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Invest in Your Future

Excellence Within Reach

PNW is all about high quality education at a cost-effective price.



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Scholarship Opportunities

Get Help Paying for College

PNW and external partners offer a range of scholarships to provide financial assistance and recognize student achievement.


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PNW gave me the fundamentals for my career, and I feel very confident about my capabilities now.

Stephanie Cordova

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

PNW Proud

Hear PNW students share why they’re proud to be part of the Pride at Purdue University Northwest!

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Undergraduate Students

Join the Pride

We have everything you need to navigate the admissions and financial aid application processes.

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Transfer Students

Find Your Place

It doesn’t matter where you start, it’s where you finish that counts. We’re excited to make the transfer process as smooth as possible.

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Graduate Students

Continue Your Education

Take the next step in your career or launch a new one with our graduate degrees and certificate programs.

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International Students

A Global Community

PNW students come from over 47 countries. Learn more about our vibrant, diverse community.


Veteran Students

A smooth Transition

PNW is committed to creating a community of support for veterans, active-duty service members and their families.

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Parents and Guardians

Resources to Help

Choosing a college is an important decision, and we know families play a crucial role in everything from the application process to move-in day.

Launch Experience

Oct 24

PNW Application Fee Waiver

Now is the perfect time to apply to Purdue University Northwest, as the $25 application fee for undergraduates will be waived until November 7! Take the next step to success—apply to PNW today.

Nov 07

College Goal Sunday

Do you need assistance in completing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? Attend College Goal Sunday and professional volunteers will be available to assist you in completing the form.

Nov 13

Preview PNW – Westville Campus

Preview PNW on the Westville Campus walks through the admissions process, allows you to learn about majors that interest you and explore opportunities for scholarships and financial aid!

Dec 03

Application Deadline for Academic Achievement Scholarship

Applying to PNW for Fall 2022? Submit your application by Dec. 3, 2021, to be eligible for a Academic Achievement Scholarship!

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How Much Will PNW Cost?

Use our calculator to determine what your tuition and fees will be for each semester.

Tuition and fees CALCULATOR