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.

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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 25

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 25

Hispanic Heritage Parade and Festival

Join us for the 6th annual Hispanic Independence Parade and PNW’s 2nd Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival!

Sep 26

Chancellor’s Golf Outing 2022

Join Purdue University Northwest at the annual Chancellor’s Golf Outing to benefit student-athlete scholarships at PNW.

Sep 27

Salsa Dance Lessons

Come join the Honors College for Salsa Lessons! Amaze your friends and yourself with how fantastic you’ll dance after a few lessons.