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Admissions

Ready to join the PNW Pride? See everything you need to know, from how to apply to paying for college!

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How to Apply to PNW

Whether you’re finishing high school or pursuing a master’s degree, we make it easy to apply to Purdue University Northwest! See next steps for submitting your application!

How to Apply: Undergraduates

How to Apply: Graduate Studies

How to Apply: International Students

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Find the Right Fit

With small classes, hands-on learning opportunities and an inclusive and welcoming environment, we’re confident PNW is the right place for you to build skills, make lifelong friends and launch your career. Here are four steps for seeing why PNW is right for you.

1. Visit Campus

The best way to know what life is like at Purdue University Northwest is to visit campus and see for youself!

2. Talk to the Admissions Team

Our experts can walk you through the application process and make sure you have everything you need to Power Onward with PNW.

3. Explore PNW Programs

From engineering to education, our six colleges have majors, concentrations and courses to suit every passion.

4. See How to Pay for College

PNW is all about quality education at an accessible price. Explore financial aid, including scholarships that don’t need to be paid back!

 

The smaller class sizes allow me to have more one-on-one interaction with professors, which is great. I can always go back and ask for help.

Aneri Patel, ’22, Mechanical Engineering

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More Information For...

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Undergraduate Students

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

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Transfer Students

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

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

PNW students come from 38 countries. Learn more about our vibrant, diverse community.

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Veteran Students

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

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.

Jul 25

Express Admission Days

Express Admission Day is designed to allow you to apply, turn in any transcripts and receive an admission decision the following business day.

Aug 01

Application Deadline for Transfer Scholarship

Looking to transfer to PNW in Fall 2022? Submit your application by August 1, 2022, to be eligible for a PNW Transfer Scholarship worth up to $1,500!

Aug 08

Express Admission Days

Express Admission Day is designed to allow you to apply, turn in any transcripts and receive an admission decision the following business day.

Aug 09

Express Admission Days

Express Admission Day is designed to allow you to apply, turn in any transcripts and receive an admission decision the following business day.