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The Westville Experience

Build a Strong Foundation

Located just 15 miles from Indiana Dunes National Park, PNW’s rural Westville branch campus is a great place to start your journey to a degree.

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


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Start Your Journey: Westville

Want a closer look at Purdue Northwest?

Start Your Journey is an open house at the Westville branch campus that walks you through the admissions process, informs you how to earn your bachelor’s degree at PNW and helps you explore options to pay for college.

Learn More About Start Your Journey

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Get Ready to Excel

Interested in a PNW degree? You can complete your general education courses in Westville and take classes on PNW’s Hammond campus to finish with Pride.

Learn About Westville General Studies

See All PNW Programs

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You're able to have small classes and meet with both your peers and your professors. Also, the campus is really beautiful.

Saige Addison, ’22, Westville Student, Social Work

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.

Take a Virtual Tour

See Westville Campus Events

In-State Tuition*


1 Year Full-Time Undergraduate

*Figures based on full-time (12 to 18 credit hours) enrollment for fall 2023 and spring 2024.

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Out-of-State Tuition*


1 Year Full-Time Undergraduate

See PNW’s Official Cost Breakdown

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.

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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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Westville’s Gallery Cafe serves breakfast, lunch and dinner! Stay for a delicious hot meal or pick up a quick snack.

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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.