You are driven by passion. We help you realize your potential.
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 Spring 2022 semester.
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.
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.
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.
See for Yourself - Take a Virtual Tour
January 14, 2022Purdue University Northwest student places in top 2 percent in international sales competition
January 12, 2022Lionhearted Leaders: LaVada Taylor
January 12, 2022PNW Faculty Awarded 2022 MLK Dreamer Award
Jan 17Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the PNW campuses will be closed and there will be no classes. Classes will resume on Tuesday, January 18.
Jan 23Deadline to Apply to Graduate for Spring 2022
Don’t miss this critical step–apply to graduate online in myPNW! Your action is required whether or not you intend to participate in a Commencement ceremony.
Jan 24Homecoming 2022
You’ve Roared Ahead through a time unlike any other…let’s celebrate with PNW Homecoming from January 24 through February 28! We are bringing back some of your favorite HoCo traditions as well as creating new ones.
Jan 24Decorate The House – Window Painting
Help paint PNW black and gold! PNW students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate and help bring the festive atmosphere throughout the campus.