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


See admissions standards and the benefits of being a part of Honors College.

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Shelisa Thomas

The Honors College introduced me to new ways of thinking and problem solving, and expanded my personal and professional network.

Shelisa Thomas, 2016 graduate


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.

PNW student elected to Mid-East Honors Association Executive board

Joshua Phillips becomes the first student in Purdue University Northwest (PNW) history to be elected to the executive board of the Mid-East Honors Association (MEHA). He was one of four scholars recently chosen from approximately 35 educational institutions of higher learning.

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Students wearing Honors College t-shirts
Honors Graduates
Freshman Honors College Group

Upcoming Events

Aug 25

Pride Pickup – Westville Campus

Start the semester right with free PNW swag! No need to RSVP – just drive up for a socially distant Pride Pickup.