Undergraduate Admissions

Your journey to PNW begins here.

Our students are at the center of everything we do. Small class sizes let you really get to know your professors. Applied learning opportunities help you graduate ready for the workforce. Our dynamic community makes sure you feel supported and connected.

Take Pride in earning your bachelor’s degree at PNW.

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Express Admission Day

Thinking of coming to PNW? There is still time, and we are here to help! Join us July 31 to apply, turn in any transcripts and receive an admission decision the following business day.

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Application Fee Holiday

We are waiving our $25 fee for undergraduate applications! Take advantage of this special offer to Power Onward with PNW.

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How to Apply


Our detailed guide takes you through our application process for first year and re-entering students.

Learn How

Come See Us Anytime

In-person visits are currently on hold, but you can still schedule a virtual visit with our admissions staff! See how PNW prepares students for success.

Schedule a Virtual Visit

Cost and Aid

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Tuition and Costs

A variety of factors, like where you’re from and where you’ll live, impact the cost of your PNW education. See a detailed tuition breakdown, and use our tools to help estimate your costs.

Explore Costs

Financial Aid

Scholarships, grants, federal loans, and work study are available to qualifying applicants. Learn more about financial aid options and filling out your FAFSA.

Discover Financial Aid

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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Dive into PNW

Download our guide to see everything that will make you PNW proud, From 70+ areas of study to 100+ student organizations!

Download the Guide (4.6 MB PDF)
Contact Us

Undergraduate Admissions

(219) 989-2213


Admissions Guidance

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Transfer Students

It doesn’t matter where you start, it’s where you finish that counts! We have everything you need to know about applying as a transfer student.


Military & Veterans

Our Office of Veteran Services offers personalized support to help veterans and current service members achieve academic success.

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International Students

Over 47 countries are represented in our student body. Learn more about applying as an international student.

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Have questions? Every one of PNW’s admissions counselors has been in your shoes and is ready to help you navigate your admissions process.