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College of Engineering and Sciences

You will be prepared to pursue excellent jobs in the highly sought after STEM fields in the high-tech, data-based 21st century.

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Attending Purdue Northwest may have been a practical decision, but during my attendance, I found experiences I wouldn’t have found elsewhere.

Adam Kerr, BS Computer Science, May 2007

PNW provided me with a strong science foundation. I was able to build a relationship with many of the faculty and staff. They taught me leadership and allowed me to grow as an individual.

Alejandra Rodriguez
Biological Sciences

PNW provides a quality education to its students and unique opportunities to better themselves. As a senior, I am thankful for the years that I’ve spent here at PNW and for the quality faculty and students that I have come to know.

Regan Sink
Electrical Engineering, ’21

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I came to PNW because it was close to home, beautiful campus and small class sizes. I stayed at PNW because of the amazing professors and close bonds created with my cohorts.

Val Kesler
Mechanical Engineering, ’12

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I chose Purdue University Northwest because it is a nationally-ranked engineering program and because they believed in me.

Rachel Mok, Ph.D.
BSME, May 2011
MS, Mechanical Engineering, MIT, June 2013
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, MIT, June 2019

PNW Alum Hugo Cedeno

PNW prepared me not only for my doctoral studies but also for my future career in the industry. I developed research skills and improved my ability to solve realistic problems that are faced by engineers and managers in the industry.

Hugo Cedeno
Ph.D., Civil Engineering and Computational Science, Fall ’20

My experience in environmental science so far has been incredible and the concentration will definitely help me in my future career. The classes have covered interesting, current topics, while my teachers are very passionate about their classes and helping me succeed.

Autumn Marie Elizabeth Maiden
Physical Sciences, Concentration: Environmental Science, 2022 (expected), Schererville, IN

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Expert Faculty

Stars Teach Here

Get to know researchers, scientists and practitioners from around the world who are recognized leaders.

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Faculty & Staff

Our professionals are experts in their fields and are dedicated to your success.

Competition teams, like the engineering NASA Rover Team, give students a chance to bring their classroom knowledge to a group setting and collaborate on a project that goes up against schools from across the nation and world.

Students practice dissection to learn about animal anatomy in Introductory Biology lab.

STEM on the Road provides a student-to-student link with regional high schools.

Important Dates

Oct 21

Spring 2022 Priority Registration: Juniors

Get ready to register for Spring 2022! Priority registration begins Monday, October 18 for graduate students, undergraduate seniors, Honors College students, veterans and student athletes.

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.

News and Announcements

Dr. Maria O. Longas, Purdue University Northwest professor emerita of Chemistry, left a generous estate gift to the university to fund student scholarships.

Support the Next Generation of Students

The Dr. Maria O. Longas Scholarship will provide financial support to full-time PNW students based on academic strengths and financial needs with a preference given to women.

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Purdue Northwest College of Engineering and Sciences announces scholarship recipients

One hundred forty-six students in the Purdue University Northwest (PNW) College of Engineering and Sciences were awarded donor-funded scholarships for the 2021-22 academic year.

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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.

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