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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.

Meet Engineering and Sciences

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

Aug 06

Summer 2021 Classes End

Summer 2021 classes end today.

Aug 23

Fall 2021 Classes Begin

Welcome back! Fall classes begin today. Have a great semester.

Sep 06

Labor Day

There are no classes today and campuses are closed.

Sep 10

STEM Industry Job Fair

The STEM Industry Job Fair is a business casual networking event for students and alumni of Purdue University that are seeking full-time employment and internships in the fields of science, technology, math and engineering.

News and Announcements

A lion sculpture outside PNW's Nils K Nelson Bioscience Innovation Building

Purdue University Northwest Students Earn Spring Semester Dean’s List Honors

Purdue University Northwest’s 2021 spring semester Dean’s List recognizes 1,792 undergraduate students for their academic achievement.

Meet PNW Graduate Taylor Kroon, B.S. Computer Science, Minors in Economics and Statistics

Striking a balance between the empirical, analytical and creative processes, Taylor Kroon, ’21, found a natural fit in the computer science program.

Students walking in commencement 2021.

Purdue Northwest Graduates Urged to Leverage Their “License to Learn”

Purdue University Northwest graduates have earned a “license to learn” that they should leverage wisely and with integrity as they embark on their careers, keynote speaker Stewart McMillan stated during two commencement ceremonies.

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