You are driven by passion. We help you realize your potential.
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.
PNW has created networking opportunities and professional relationships that I am grateful for, with mentors that are wonderful role models.
My favorite aspect of Purdue Northwest is the community. You make friends at PNW so easily. You see them all the time. It’s a great feeling.
Experience Our Campuses
A Premier Metropolitan University
Our prestigious four-year university blends personalized attention with excellent value—all within easy driving distance of Chicago and Lake Michigan. PNW's committed to real-world experience is evident in our newest building, the state-of-the-art Nils K. Nelson Bioscience Innovation Building.
Paws Up! Roar Pride!
Purdue Northwest competes in the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC). We have 19 varsity sports, including softball, baseball, basketball, tennis, cross country, track & field, golf, soccer, volleyball, ice hockey (ACHA) and Esports.
Preparing to Excel
Learning doesn't just take place in the classroom. With 98% full-time freshmen, we have new students adding to our vibrant campus community each fall.
Loving Student Life
From intramurals to fitness centers, PNW provides a range of opportunities for students to meet friends, have fun and make progress.
Balance study time with workout breaks in PNW's two well-equipped Fitness Centers.
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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May 17, 2022Purdue University Northwest Graduates Encouraged to Be Bold in Their Professional Careers
May 21PNW Baja Fundraiser Car Show
Come out and support the PNW Baja team as they host a fundraiser car show to help fund the team’s travel, parts, and materials to build a vehicle for competitions!
May 31Express Admission Days
Express Admission Day is designed to allow you to apply, turn in any transcripts and receive an admission decision the following business day.
Jun 10Roaring Ahead Scholarship Gala
A premier fundraising event, the Roaring Ahead Scholarship Gala will provide scholarship opportunities benefitting future and current students.
Jun 13Regular Summer 2022 Classes Begin
Summer 8-week session and second 4-week session begin