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Paying for College

PNW is all about quality education at an accessible price. Explore financial aid, including scholarships that don't need to be paid back!

Financial Aid Quick Guide

What is federal student aid? It’s money from the government that helps you pay for college, career school or graduate school expenses. It is available through grants and scholarships (which typically don’t have to be repaid) and work-study funds and loans (which typically have to be earned or paid back).

The single easiest step you can take to be eligible for free financial aid is to fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Free Student Aid).

Take the First Step

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Explore PNW Scholarships

PNW offers a range of scholarships to help students pay for college. The best part? Scholarships don’t need to be repaid, so apply as soon as possible to see what’s available!

See the Scholarship Guide

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Tuition and Costs

Your college education is an investment in yourself and your future. But how much will it cost to attend PNW? See what you can expect, depending on where you’re from and where you’re living.

SEE UNDERGRADUATE TUITION & COSTS

SEE GRADUATE TUITION & COSTS

At Purdue Northwest, they are willing to invest in you, in your success—you’re not just a number to them.

Paying for College Resources

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Cost Calculators

How much will PNW cost? Use our calculator to determine your tuition and fees for each semester.

Tuition and Fees Calculator

Net Price Calculator

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Applying for Aid

See our step-by-step guide for applying for money to pay for your degree!

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PNW Payment Options

PNW’s Bursar’s Office is happy to talk through payment options, including convenient payment plans.

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Dedicated Support

Each student is assigned a dedicated member of our financial success team to support you throughout your PNW journey.