School of Education and Counseling
Transform education, transform you. Create opportunities for students, families, educators and communities to re-imagine learning and development.
Kickstart Your Career
Our rigorous, accredited programs bring real-world experience to the classroom, building the knowledge you need to succeed.
PNW has created networking opportunities and professional relationships that I am grateful for, with mentors that are wonderful role models.
I have been given the chance to connect with my professors on a more personal level as well as the endless opportunities of getting experience in my field that has helped me reach my professional goals.
Success is no accident. It’s hard work, perseverance and love of what you’re doing. I wouldn’t be where I am without the guidance of my professors in the School of Education and Counseling.
Graduate Admissions Guide
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From scholarships to student organizations, find the resources you need to succeed.
Community Counseling Center
We offer quality, affordable, short-term individual counseling for adults and children in Northwest Indiana.
News & Announcements
Purdue University Northwest recognized 976 graduates during an outdoor commencement ceremony on May 15. Keynote speaker Alfredo “Al” Sori shared that graduates should possess three key character traits — integrity, respect and courageousness — to be more successful in their careers and lives.
Nine Purdue University Northwest (PNW) faculty members were approved for promotions for the upcoming academic year today (April 8) by the Purdue University Board of Trustees. The promotions are effective Aug. 15.
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is welcoming back over 300 local high school students to its annual Academic Senior Super Bowl invitational after a COVID hiatus in 2021.
Jun 13Regular Summer 2022 Classes Begin
Summer 8-week session and second 4-week session begin
Jun 24Deadline to Apply to Graduate for Summer 2022
Finishing your degree this Summer? Apply to Graduate in myPNW on the Graduation tab.
Jul 01Deadline to Submit Summer 2022 Residency Application
Summer 2022 Residency Applications and supporting documents are due by 4:30 pm.
Jul 11Summer Third 4-week Session Begins
Final session for the Summer term
Purdue University Northwest is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (formerly, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education).
The Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling Programs are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).