Our rigorous programs bring real-world experience to the classroom, building the knowledge you need to succeed.
All my professors know me and I know them. Anytime I needed help, they were super helpful. They adapted to each of us.
PNW recognized among best Midwest universities by U.S. News and World Report
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is recognized for its campus diversity and several undergraduate programs in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-2023 annual Best Colleges rankings.
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Faculty and Research
Our diverse faculty offer you a wide variety of experience and research.
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Stars Teach Here
Nicoleta Tarfulea is a professor of mathematics in the PNW Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Professor Tarfulea’s research focuses on mathematical biology, partial differential equations and computational mathematics.
Giving Back Through Science
Professor Isaac-Lam’s research interest is medicinal chemistry that covers synthesis of therapeutics, brain imaging and mouse models for neurodegenerative diseases.
Counting Back Billions of Years
Professor Hystad’s research focuses on solving statistical problems in the new and emerging fields of mineral evolution and mineral ecology. This research effort is an ongoing collaboration with mineralogists, geoscientists, and data scientists from several academic institutions, to characterize Earth in terms of the evolution of minerals.
News & Announcements
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%!
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.
The Purdue University Northwest (PNW) 2022 spring semester Dean’s List recognizes 1,680 undergraduate students for their academic achievement.