PNW Honors College students pose in front of a sculpture on the Westville campus

Honors College

From academic excellence to social responsibility, the Honors College cultivates the next generation of leaders and thinkers.

Paths to Success

Learn more about the benefits of being a part of Honors College.

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Honors Spotlight

The Honors College is excited to announce that Aneri Patel has been selected president of the Honors College Student Advisory Board for the 2021-22 academic year.

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I have friends in biology, nursing, English—people I wouldn’t have known at all if I weren’t in the Honors College.

Aneria Patel is pictured.

The Honors College is an amazing community with students from various majors and backgrounds! With opportunities such as student research to social and volunteering events, there are always new and exciting experiences to have and great people to meet!

Aneri Patel,
Honors College

PNW student Courtney Blackwell

I chose PNW because of the challenging academics. It’s also close to home, the environment is welcoming, and they’re part of NCAA Division II Athletics.

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Honors Benefits

Student Resources

From peer mentoring to research opportunities, see how Honors College prepares you to excel.

In the Classroom

Honors Curriculum

Our learner-centered courses emphasize critical thinking and conceptual, discussion-based learning.

Who We Are

About Honors

Meet the faculty and staff who will work with you to create an experience that meets your needs.

News and Announcements

Three students stand together outside of the Nils K. Nelson Bioscience building

Purdue University Northwest enrolls increasingly diverse student population

Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) fall 2022 enrollment figures show positive trends of first-time freshman enrollment and increasing diversity at the university. First-time freshmen enrollment was up 21%!

A lion sculpture on PNW's Westville campus

Purdue Northwest’s 2022-2023 Lionhearted Leaders

We are delighted to announce Purdue Northwest’s 2022-2023 Lionhearted Leaders! The Lionhearted Leaders Initiative recognizes the hard work and many contributions of members of the Purdue University Northwest faculty.

A total of 1,680 undergraduate students are recognized for their academic achievement in PNW’s 2022 spring semester Dean’s List.

Purdue University Northwest students earn spring semester Dean’s List honors

The Purdue University Northwest (PNW) 2022 spring semester Dean’s List recognizes 1,680 undergraduate students for their academic achievement.

Upcoming Events

Oct 01

Scholarship Applications Open

Looking for free money to help you pay for college? PNW has a variety of scholarships that students can apply for beginning October 1!

Oct 10

Fall Break

There are no classes but campus offices are open.

Oct 17

Spring 2023 Priority Registration Begins

Priority Registration for Spring 2022 begins today. Be sure to meet with your academic advisor and be ready to register!

Nov 17

Cap and Gown Order Deadline

Graduation regalia – cap, tassel and gown – must be purchased from the PNW Bookstore.  Cap and gown orders will be processed Monday, October 3, through Thursday, November 17, 2022.