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Purdue University Northwest voted 2024 “Best University” in Northwest Indiana

Thank you for voting and continuing to recognize Purdue University Northwest as the premier metropolitan university of Northwest Indiana! PNW was voted Best College/University in The Times of Northwest Indiana’s […]

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Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest announces 2024 Acorn Concert Series lineup

Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest will host six outdoor family-friendly music shows for its 2024 annual Acorn Concert Series.

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Purdue University Northwest designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution by U.S. Department of Education

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) has earned official designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education (DOE). This designation makes PNW the largest HSI in the state of Indiana.

Sep 02

Campus Closed: Labor Day

There will be no classes and the University will be closed in observance of Labor Day on Monday, September 2.