Purdue University Northwest

You are driven by passion. We help you realize your potential.

Power Onward

It’s nice to be in a more intimate, smaller setting. It makes me feel like I’m actually a student, not a number.

Mya Bell, Human Development and Family Studies, ’24



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All the faculty members I’ve worked with truly are working for you. They want you to be able to do what you want to do.

David Bolton, Communication, ’24



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You can just walk into a club on any day and you’ll feel like you belong, even if you’ve never met those people before.

Danielle Turner, Computer Information Technology, ’23



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Explore Majors & Programs

At Purdue University Northwest, small classes and supportive professors will help you build the hands-on skills and connections you need to thrive in more than 70 areas of study, from cybersecurity to psychology.

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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Sep 30

PNW Application Fee Waiver

Now is the perfect time to apply to Purdue University Northwest, as the $25 application fee for undergraduates will be waived during the month of September!

Sep 30

Hispanic Heritage Month

Join our annual celebration of the culture and history of the U.S. Hispanic and Latinx communities! See the full calendar of events, including “Reporting Live, I’m Ana Belaval” and a Dia de los Muertos 5K.

Oct 01

Fall Sports Festival

Join PNW for a celebration of fall sports including food, music, activities and more at Dowling Park!

Oct 01

PNW Men’s and Women’s Soccer Game

Enjoy back-to-back action as both soccer teams compete versus conference foes!