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We’re so glad you’re thinking about joining our diverse and driven student community. PNW has everything you need to thrive. Learn how you can take the next step to Power Onward with Purdue University Northwest!

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Get Ready to Excel

Your college education is an investment in yourself and your future. But how much will it cost? For full-time undergraduates, PNW’s in-state tuition and fees are $8,057.*

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Planning for an In-Person Fall Semester

Looking forward to in-person learning? So are we! At PNW, we expect to see a return to robust university operations this fall, with significant interactive experiences inside and outside the classroom.

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*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.

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 gave me the fundamentals for my career, and I feel very confident about my capabilities now.

Andrew Miloshoff

What I like most about Purdue Northwest was the smaller class sizes, hands-on learning and the professors who are willing to take time out of their day to engage in one-on-one time with students.

Andrew Miloshoff, ’20, Electrical Engineering

My experience at PNW has been very special, as there has always been somebody there to help me and guide me in the right direction.



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

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Virtual Visits

What’s life like on campus? See for yourself with a live webinar with the PNW admissions team!

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How to Apply

Ready to join the PNW Pride? Take the next step with our easy application process.

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Student Life

With over 80 student organizations, PNW has plenty of ways to get involved, make new friends and create lasting memories.