Department of Psychology

We foster a student-centered learning environment, rooted in psychology’s principles and facilitating effective communication skills and social growth.

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Our rigorous programs bring real-world experience to the classroom, building the knowledge you need to succeed.

Undergraduate


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Psychology is so broad… There are so many career paths you can take and I liked the flexibility of being able to change my path if I want to.

PNW helps me Power Onward with the amount of help available at the university, whether it be clubs, tutoring options, or one-on-one time with professors.

Breona Keys, ’22, Psychology

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My education at PNW has taught me how to work independently.

McKenna Haynes
Psychology, ’21

PNW is unique because of this collective spirit of acceptance, support and appreciation for diversity that is embodied by the campus community.

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Our Faculty

Our faculty are accomplished in teaching, research, publication and practice.

Paying for College

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News & Announcements

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Purdue Northwest students earn fall semester Dean’s List honors

The Purdue University Northwest (PNW) 2022 fall semester Dean’s List recognizes 1,738 undergraduate students for their academic achievement.

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Recognizing Our Graduates

Purdue University Northwest proudly celebrates the graduates who received their degrees during two commencement ceremonies on Dec. 10, 2022.

Aaron Ramirez

Inspired to Mentor: Meet PNW 2022 graduate Aaron Ramirez

Ramirez, a first-generation student from East Chicago, has served as a peer mentor in the Honors College, including as the first-ever Peer Mentor Chair on the college’s Student Advisory Board. He has also worked as a peer mentor in TRIO Student Support Services.

Upcoming Events

Feb 09

Graduate School Showcase

Are you interested in continuing on to earn a graduate-level degree? Not sure what your next move is after graduation? Come to the Graduate School Showcase and learn about opportunities available to you with PNW Graduate Programs.

Feb 20

Summer 2023 Registration Begins

Contact your academic advisor regarding questions about course selection and staying on track for graduation.

Feb 27

Summer 2023 Registration Begins

Summer 2023 registration opens to all PNW students on Monday, February 27th.

Mar 01

Scholarship Application Deadline

PNW students can be considered for more than 140 donor-funded scholarships just by filling out one simple application form. We know you’re busy, but taking this one small step can make a big difference in finding free money for college!