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

Admissions

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

Learn more

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.

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

Resources

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.

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

News and Announcements

Students walk down a leafy pathway at PNW's Hammond campus

Extension of Pass/No Pass Option and Course Withdraw Deadlines

PNW is announcing two changes in policies for Fall 2020 to assist our students and to support their efforts to end the semester successfully.

Seyed Soroosh Azizi

PNW Economics Club Hosts Event to Address Economic Impact of COVID-19

The PNW Economics Club hosted a virtual event with Soroosh Azizi, Ph.D. to address the economic impact of COVID-19.

Summer Student Spotlight: Kayla Vasilko

Kayla Vasilko appreciates how Purdue Northwest has helped her develop her writing skills–and given her the opportunity to make a difference.

Upcoming Events

Dec 04

Graduate Celebration Event (Westville)

PNW graduates of spring, summer and fall 2020, join us to celebrate your achievements with special photo opportunities on PNW’s Westville campus, including on stage.

Dec 05

Graduate Celebration Event (Westville)

PNW graduates of spring, summer and fall 2020, join us to celebrate your achievements with special photo opportunities on PNW’s Westville campus, including on stage.

Dec 11

Graduate Celebration Event (Hammond)

PNW graduates of spring, summer and fall 2020, join us to celebrate your achievements with special photo opportunities on PNW’s Hammond campus, including on stage.