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School of Engineering

Nationally ranked programs. ABET accreditation. Student teams in national competitions. PNW Design Studio. Come be a part of something BIG!

Noemi Herrera

The professors are great! They go out of their way to make sure you’re understanding and learning the material. They’re also available to help you when you need it.

Mateo Garcia

Studying at PNW has been a great experience. I have met so many wonderful people and learned so much. I am happy I made the decision to attend PNW.

alexander quilty

The amount of students that tell me that I made a difference in their education is definitely undoubtedly the most rewarding achievement mentally to me as a tutor…

Chad Jamrock

I’ve met a lot of amazing people and have had a lot of great experiences at PNW, and I’m very happy I chose to come here.

Pau Aran

I chose to attend PNW for the opportunity to play soccer at the Division II level and because of the course catalog of Computer Science.

Sara Wenzel

I came into college with barely any knowledge on what computer science truly was and have thrived.

Aneri Patel

Take the opportunities that are given to you. Don’t be afraid of them. There are a lot of opportunities and room for growth at PNW, so embrace it and try new things and see where you fit in the most.

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PNW Named Among 2024 Best Midwest Universities by U.S. News & World Report

Purdue University Northwest earned recognitions for several undergraduate programs and social mobility in U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 annual Best Colleges rankings.

PNW’s School of Engineering ranked 58 nationally among engineering schools whose highest awarded degrees are bachelor’s or master’s.

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Resources

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Admissions

Apply today to one of our nationally ranked programs and prepare for your engineering future!

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PNW Design Studio

Where ideas flow

The PNW Design Studio is THE place for engineering students to study and collaborate, brainstorm new engineering concepts and build projects for national competitions.

 

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Meet Engineering

Faculty & Staff

Our talented academics and professionals have the backgrounds to give you a rewarding educational experience.

Announcements

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Federal officials tout recent multimillion dollar research grants for CIVS during tour

In celebration of several recent multimillion dollar research grants from the U.S. DOE, Geri Richmond, DOE Under Secretary for Science and Innovation, and Rep. Mrvan toured the CIVS space and listened to brief presentations emphasizing the far-reaching impacts CIVS projects serve for industrial innovation, decarbonization, digital transformation, workforce development and community and industry relations.

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Purdue University Northwest students earn 2023 fall semester Dean’s List honors

The Purdue University Northwest (PNW) 2023 fall semester Dean’s List recognizes 1,691 undergraduate students for their academic achievements.

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Mrvan Announces Department of Energy Grant for PNW

Rep. Frank J. Mrvan announced a $7,158,034 federal grant award for PNW’s Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) to advance further decarbonization of the steelmaking electric arc furnace through alternative injectants and electromagnetic stirring technology. 

Important Dates

Feb 26

Summer 2024 Registration Begins

Summer 2024 registration opens to all PNW students on Monday, February 26.

Mar 01

Scholarships Deadline

Make sure to apply for PNW’s scholarships before the deadline of March 1, 2024, for the 2024-25 academic year.

Mar 11

Spring Break

Spring break runs Monday, March 11 through Saturday, March 16. Classes resume Monday, March 18.

Mar 20

Women in STEM

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the College of Technology and the College of Engineering & Sciences will be hosting a Women in STEM event with the goal of providing our students the opportunity to support one another in their career paths in STEM fields.

Accreditation

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Purdue University Northwest’s Bachelor of Science program in Computer Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org, under the General Criteria and the Electrical, Computer, Communications, Telecommunication(s) and Similarly Named Engineering Programs Criteria.

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Purdue University Northwest’s Bachelor of Science program in Electrical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org, under the General Criteria and the Electrical, Computer, Communications, Telecommunication(s) and Similarly Named Engineering Programs Criteria.

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Purdue University Northwest’s Bachelor of Science program in Civil Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org, under the General Criteria and the Civil and Similarly Named Engineering Programs Criteria.

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Purdue University Northwest’s Bachelor of Science program in Mechanical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org, under the General Criteria and the Mechanical and Similarly Named Engineering Programs Criteria.