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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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Our rigorous programs bring real-world experience to the classroom, building the knowledge you need to succeed.

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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

May 15

Spring 2021 Commencement

Save the date! PNW is excited to announce outdoor, in-person ceremonies, with appropriate health and safety protocols, to celebrate the academic achievements of the spring Class of 2021.

May 31

Memorial Day

In observance of Memorial Day, the PNW campuses will be closed and there will be no classes. Classes will resume on Tuesday, June 1.

Jun 11

Summer 2021 First Four-Week Session Ends

The Summer 2021 first four-week session ends today.

Jun 14

Summer 2021 Session II Classes Begin

Summer 2021 Session II classes begin including the eight-week session and second four-week session.

News and Announcements

Purdue Northwest to host Environmental Science Summer Camp

Purdue University Northwest will host its second Environmental Science summer camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CDT June 28 to July 2. Open to rising high school students, the camp will again take students into the field with visits to Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest

Purdue Northwest Professor Awarded 2021 Felix Chayes Prize

Grethe Hystad, assistant professor of Statistics at Purdue University Northwest, has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Felix Chayes Prize for Excellence in Research in Mathematical Petrology.

Purdue University Northwest Class of 1,082 to Be Honored at Two Commencement ceremonies

Purdue University Northwest will host its spring commencement ceremonies in-person and outdoors, with appropriate health and safety protocols, on Saturday, May 15.

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