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

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

Learn How to Apply

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Dual Admission with Ivy Tech

Students in PNW’s dual-admission program can begin their journey at Ivy Tech Community College, finish their four-year degree at PNW and enjoy the benefits of being a PNW student the entire time!

See Dual Admission Details

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Preview PNW

OCTOBER 15 – HAMMOND CAMPUS

Want a closer look at Purdue University Northwest? Preview PNW walks through the admissions process, allows you to learn about majors that interest you and explore opportunities for scholarships and financial aid!

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Schedule a Visit

The best way to see what life is like at Purdue University Northwest is to visit campus. Find the opportunity that’s right for you!

SCHEDULE A VISIT

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

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PNW Viewbook

Wondering how Purdue University Northwest will help you Power Onward to success? Our viewbook has everything you need to know, from PNW’s 70+ Areas of Study to housing, tuition and scholarship details.


Download Our Guide (3 MB PDF)

Baje nuestro guía aquí (7 MB PDF)

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.

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International Students

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

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Meet the Team

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

Admissions Events

Sep 30

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 during the month of September!

Oct 01

FAFSA Opens for 2023-2024 School Year

New and continuing students who wish to receive consideration for financial aid (federal, state and some institutional aid) must complete the FAFSA every year.

Oct 01

Scholarship Applications Open

Looking for free money to help you pay for college? PNW has a variety of scholarships that students can apply for beginning October 1!

Oct 04

College Fair – Westville Campus

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

A PNW student in a tie-dye t-shirt holds her notebook outdoors.

PNW Viewbook

Wondering how Purdue University Northwest will help you Power Onward to success? Our viewbook has everything you need to know, from PNW’s 70+ Areas of Study to housing, tuition and scholarship details.


Download Our Guide (3 MB PDF)

Baje nuestro guía aquí (7 MB PDF)

Contact Us

Undergraduate Admissions

(219) 989-2213

admissions@pnw.edu