Tuition and Fees

See a full breakdown of Fall 2020 to Summer 2021 per-semester tuition and fee rates at Purdue University Northwest.

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Undergraduate Tuition and Composite Fees—Less Than 12 Credit Hours

Charged per credit hour

 Indiana ResidentNon-ResidentInternational or Pre-2018 Non Resident
Tuition$238.79$358.18$572.23
Composite Fee$25.93$25.93$25.93
Total$264.72$384.11$598.16

Undergraduate Tuition and Composite Fees—12 to 18 Credit Hours

Charged at a single “banded” rate

 Indiana ResidentNon-ResidentInternational or Pre-2018 Non Resident
Tuition$3,581.85$5,372.70$8,583.45
Composite Fee$388.95$388.95$388.95
Total$3,970.80$5,761.65$8,972.40

Undergraduate Tuition and Composite Fees—More than 18 Credit Hours

Charged at a single “banded” rate up to 18 credit hours and then per credit hour after that.

 Indiana ResidentNon-ResidentInternational or Pre-2018 Non Resident
Tuition$3,581.85 banded rate + $238.79 per credit hour$5,372.70 banded rate + $358.18 per credit hour$8,583.45 banded rate + $572.23 per credit hour
Composite Fee$388.95 banded rate + $25.93 per credit hour$388.95 banded rate + $25.93 per credit hour$388.95 banded rate + $25.93 per credit hour
Total$3,970.80 banded rate + $264.72 per credit hour$5,761.65 banded rate + $384.11 per credit hour$8,972.40 banded rate + $598.16 per credit hour

** Students taking more than 18 credit hours per semester will pay the full-time student rate, plus the per credit rate for each additional credit hour above 18.

Graduate Tuition and Composite Fees

Charged per credit hour.

 Indiana ResidentNon-ResidentInternational*
Tuition$302.19$453.28$666.67
Composite Fee$19.37$19.37$19.37
Total$321.56$472.65$686.04

*Domestic non-resident students enrolled prior to fall 2018 will be assessed at the international rate.

Additional Fees

These apply to new or transfer students, per semester.

Undergraduate

CollegeFull-time UndergraduatePart-time Undergraduate
Business$212.44$157.06
Engineering$281.52$225.26
Nursing$212.44$157.06
Technology$239.00$208.72

Graduate

CollegeFull-time GraduatePart-time Graduate
Business$265.55$208.72
Engineering$308.07$251.09
Nursing$265.55$208.72
Technology$265.55$251.09
  • Lab Fee: $69.34
  • Late Fees: $8.50
  • Dual-Credit Enrollment (Priority Classes): $25
  • Dual-Credit Enrollment (Non-Priority Classes): $105.10
  • Transcript Evaluation Fee: $30
  • Readmission Fee: $100
  • Graduate Application Fee (West Lafayette): $60
  • Application Fee: $25
  • Degree Only Fee: $204.32
  • International Student Fee: $50
  • Internship/Coop/Industrial Practice Fee: $400

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