A student sits near flowers on PNW's Westville campus

Westville Preview PNW

Save the date for the Fall 2023 Preview PNW. Join us for The Westville Experience on Thursday, November 9!

Located just 15 miles from Indiana Dunes National Park, PNW’s rural branch campus is a great place to start your journey to a degree—or to complete some of Purdue University Northwest’s most popular programs.

Explore how you can enjoy hands-on learning and connect with professors who care, all in a beautiful 250+ acre setting.

A lion sculpture on PNW's Westville campusWhy Attend Westville’s Open House?

Preview PNW allows prospective students and their parents and guardians to experience the wonderful opportunities our Westville campus has to offer. Walk through the admissions process, learn about majors that interest you and explore opportunities for scholarships and financial aid!

The Application Is on Us

  • Students can apply for free during Preview PNW! Attend an admissions presentation and let our admission counselors help you complete your application. It’ll save you $25 – who doesn’t love to save money?
  • Refreshments are on us too! Enjoy some free bites and experience what it’s like to dine as a PNW student.

Explore 276 Acres!

  • See how you can enjoy hands-on learning and connecting with professors who care, all in a beautiful 250+ acre setting.
  • Whether you’re looking for group classes, cardio machines or open gyms, our state-of-the-art Westville fitness facilities are ready to serve you. Memberships for current students are always free.

Students stand beneath a lion statue on PNW's Westville campus

Wondering what to expect at Westville Preview PNW?

Preview PNW is free and open to prospective students of all ages and their families. Tour our vibrant campus, meet our faculty, students & alumni, and learn more about…

  • Earning your Purdue Northwest degree
  • Undergraduate & Graduate Programs
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships
  • Freshman & Transfer Admission Requirements
  • Student Support Programs
  • Athletic Programs & Facilities

Picture Yourself at Purdue University Northwest

PNW’s Westville campus is filled with welcoming places to study, eat, exercise, spend time with friends or just relax. See some of our favorites.

Get Ready To Excel

You can be a part of the PNW community and earn your bachelor’s degree in the following programs at the Westville campus.

Interested in additional PNW programs? Complete your general education courses in Westville and take classes on PNW’s Hammond campus to finish your degree.


* PNW Nursing students will attend labs at both the Westville and Hammond campuses and practice clinical work at facilities throughout Northwest Indiana.

To request a disability-related accommodation for this event, please contact the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at timothyg@pnw.edu or (219) 989-2163 five days prior to the event.