Purdue University Northwest

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Power Onward

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PNW and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Ready to return—and ready to roar! Purdue University Northwest has plans in place to stay safe as we welcome faculty, staff and students back to campus for the Fall 2021 semester.

Review the Guide

When I came to PNW for the very first time on a campus visit, I already knew this was going to be my home. I will be the best that I can be because I am a product of PNW. 

Ahmee’L Taylor, Marketing, ’22



Ahmee'l Taylor

PNW has created networking opportunities and professional relationships that I am grateful for, with mentors that are wonderful role models.

Sonja Pierson, Master of Science in Education, Mental Health Counseling, ’21



Sonja Pierson

I met a lot of great people who turned out to be some of my best friends, and to actually run a live television show that airs on Lakeshore PBS is really, really valuable.

Sonny Santana, ’21, Communications: Broadcasting



Sonny Santana

Explore Majors & Programs

Choose from 70 undergraduate and graduate degree programs at Purdue Northwest. Our emphasis on small classes, hands-on learning and real-world skills will prepare you to meet the demands of today’s highly competitive global environment.

Experience Our Campuses

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With two campuses in Northwest Indiana, PNW has a premier metropolitan location and a hometown feel. The Hammond campus offers a vibrant residential experience and easy access to downtown Chicago. In Westville, our beautiful 269-acre rural campus is just an hour’s drive from both Chicago and South Bend.

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Nov 28

Thanksgiving Break Weekend

There are no classes due to the Thanksgiving holiday and campuses are closed.

Nov 30

Giving Tuesday

This #PNWGivingTuesday, we ask our alumni, friends, parents, staff and faculty to support our efforts with a gift towards the PNW’s Food Pantry.

Nov 30

“Who is hurt by racism? You might be surprised to find out….”

Alan J. Spector, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology and Center for Global Studies at PNW discusses who is hurt by racism as part of PNW Race, Racism, Anti-Racism Series.

Dec 01

Priority Consideration Deadline for Academic Achievement Scholarship

Applying to PNW for Spring 2022? Submit your application by Dec. 1, 2021, to be eligible for priority consideration for an Academic Achievement Scholarship worth up to $3,500!