You are driven by passion. We help you realize your potential.
It’s nice to be in a more intimate, smaller setting. It makes me feel like I’m actually a student, not a number.
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.
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.
Experience Our Campuses
Focused on You
PNW has everything you need to succeed, balancing a small-school feel with the resources of a premier metropolitan university, including 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 baseball, softball, basketball, tennis, cross country, track & field, golf, soccer, volleyball, ice hockey (ACHA) and Esports.
Power Onward at PNW
When you’re part of the Pride, you won’t get lost in the crowd. 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.
Find Your Fit
With over 60 student organizations, intramural sports and an inclusive and welcoming campus community, PNW students have plenty of ways to get involved, make new friends and create lasting college memories.
Recognized for Diversity
At PNW, you will find space to be your truest self. Our inclusive and welcoming campus was ranked third among Midwest public universities for campus ethnic diversity in the most recent U.S. News Best Colleges rankings.
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 branch campus is just an hour’s drive from both Chicago and South Bend.
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September 19, 2023Purdue Northwest Athletics Introduces STUNT to Varsity Sports
September 18, 2023PNW Named Among 2024 Best Midwest Universities by U.S. News & World Report
September 15, 2023PNW students gain competitive edge with summer internships
Sep 23PNW Application Fee Waiver
Now is the perfect time to apply to Purdue University Northwest, as the $25 application fee for undergraduates will be waived from September 1 to September 30! Take the next step to success—apply to PNW today.
Sep 23Athletics Weekend Ahead
From soccer to ice hockey, get ready to roar and cheer on the PNW Pride with a look at the home games in our Athletics Week Ahead!
Sep 23Pachanga @PNW
Join us for our first-ever Hispanic Heritage Month Pachanga concert featuring Tiktok artist, Brenden Perez, Spanish rock band “LaMor,” local tamborazo band from the Chicagoland area “Tamborazo Chanillos,” and a PNW favorite, DJ Impact.
Sep 23Acorn Concert Series- The Linda Ronstadt Experience
American Idol Star, Tristan McIntosh, creates a stunning portrayal of Linda Ronstadt in the prime of her career.