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College of Business

From accounting to an executive MBA, our internationally accredited business programs are a great choice for you to be career-ready from day one.

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When I came to PNW for the very first time on a campus visit, I already knew this was going to be my home. I will be the best that I can be because I am a product of PNW. 

Ahmee’L Taylor, Marketing, ’22

At Purdue Northwest, the class sizes are small enough that I was able to get to know my professors. They are willing to invest in you, in your success—you’re not just a number to them.

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I could not have picked a better place to prepare for my future than PNW. Amazing faculty, small class sizes and a top-notch degree that opens doors.

Alexander Midence
Accounting, Business Analytics, MIS, BS

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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.

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I realized it [the program] was definitely where I wanted to go. It didn’t seem like a place where people got lost.

Resources

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Make the Move

Admissions

Discover how you can take the step to success: explore College of Business programs and apply today.

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Career Ready

Center for Career Management

Our Center for Career Management provides students and employers with high-impact services to meet their needs.

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Gain Experience

Professional Selling Lab

Hone your selling skills in our state-of-the-art White Lodging Professional Selling Lab.

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College of Business students build hands-on experience that helps them achieve their goals, both personal and career.

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You will be challenged in our program, but you won't be alone. From dedicated advisors to internship opportunities, we build opportunities to help you succeed.

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Your fellow COB students will be your biggest advocates. Here you'll build connections that will last throughout your careers.

News and Announcements

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PNW Faculty and Staff Earn ACUE Certifications

Effective teaching practices begin with strong training, a theme more than 100 PNW faculty and staff members have found after earning Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) certifications.

Allison Vickers is pictured.

PNW Faculty and Staff Earn ACUE Certifications

Effective teaching practices begin with strong training, a theme more than 100 PNW faculty and staff members have found after earning Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) certifications.

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Purdue University Northwest earns recognitions in U.S. News and World Report Best College Rankings

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) earned notable accolades among the best regional universities in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Colleges rankings, released Monday, Sept. 13.

Important Dates

Oct 18

Spring 2022 Priority Registration Begins

Get ready to register for Spring 2022! Priority registration begins Monday, October 18.

Oct 22

Fall 2021 Virtual Career Expo

The Purdue University Northwest Fall Career Expo is a career fair for students and alumni of Purdue University that are seeking full-time employment and internships across all industries and academic majors. 

Nov 12

Last Day to Drop a Fall 2021 Class

The last day to drop a course for Fall 2021 is Friday, November 12 by 4:30 p.m. You are encouraged to meet with your academic advisor before dropping or withdrawing.

Nov 24

Thanksgiving Break

There are no classes due to the Thanksgiving holiday but campuses are open.

Accreditation

Business programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, International (AACSB).

Hospitality and Tourism Management programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA).