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.

How to Apply

Step-by-Step

Now is the perfect time to apply to Purdue University Northwest, as the $25 application fee for undergraduates will be waived until September 30! Our detailed guide takes you through our application process for first year and re-entering students.

Learn How

Schedule a Visit

Launch Experience

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

SEE YOURSELF WITH OUR COLLEGE FAIRS

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

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

Contact Us

Undergraduate Admissions

(219) 989-2213

admissions@pnw.edu

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.

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Military & Veterans

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

A PNW student in the classroom.

International Students

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

PNW admissions counselor Emily

Counselors

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

Admissions Events

Sep 27

Fee Waiver for College Go Month

Now is the perfect time to apply to Purdue University Northwest, as the $25 application fee for undergraduates will be waived until September 30! Take the next step to success—apply to PNW today.

Oct 05

College Fair – Westville

Which college is right for you? Find the right fit—and invest in your future—with the Purdue University Northwest College Fair in Westville!

Oct 16

Preview PNW – Hammond Campus

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

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!

Contact Us

Undergraduate Admissions

(219) 989-2213

admissions@pnw.edu