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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Launch Experience

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

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

Paying for College

Scholarships, grants, federal loans and work study are available to qualifying applicants. Learn more about financial aid options—including aid you don’t need to pay back—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

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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)
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

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.

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)
Contact Us

Undergraduate Admissions

(219) 989-2213

admissions@pnw.edu