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The Westville Experience

Focused on You

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 connecting with professors who care, all in a beautiful 250+ acre setting.


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.

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

PNW student Adam Rich

I’m on a first-name basis with all of my professors I’ve had at PNW, and I know a lot of my friends who go to bigger schools can’t say the same thing.

Adam Rich, ’20, Westville Student, Biology

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.

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At PNW's Welcome Weeks, students enjoy free food, fun and giveaways on both the Hammond and Westville campuses.

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State-of-the-art buildings, like the Dworkin Student Services and Activities Complex, give students comfortable space to study, socialize and meet friends!

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A smaller campus allows for closer connections and personalized attention from professors and PNW support services alike!

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Students can balance study time with workout breaks in PNW's fully equipped Fitness Center.

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Elementary education students can build real-world experience they will carry into the classroom in education resource labs.

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Modern lab facilities gives students in subjects like biological sciences the chance to build the hands-on skills they will use throughout their careers.

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Students can enjoy fun activities and campus traditions like the annual PNW Pride Stride, a 5k color run.

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Sculptures and gardens enhance the 250+ acre Westville campus. Walking trails and study benches promote a peaceful, calm learning environment.

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No matter what your path to graduation, you will build PNW Pride and the skills you need to succeed.

In-State Tuition*


1 Year Full-Time Undergraduate

*Figures based on full-time (12 to 18 credit hours) enrollment for fall 2021 and spring 2022. Domestic non-resident students enrolled prior to fall 2018 will be assessed at the international rate.

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Out-of-State Tuition*


1 Year Full-Time Undergraduate

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Part of the Pride

As a Purdue University Northwest student, you’ll have access to resources you need to help you succeed.

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Scholarship Opportunities

PNW and external partners offer a range of scholarships to provide financial assistance and recognize student achievement.

Student Resources

Whether it’s help choosing the right classes or support from our counseling center, PNW has resources to help you thrive.

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Fitness and Recreation

Fun activities and state-of-the-art fitness centers offer many ways to keep your body — and mind — in shape.