Tuition & Fees

$7,207

$19,038

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
3%
500-599
26%
400-499
53%
300-399
16%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
6%
500-599
24%
400-499
48%
300-399
21%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
23%
400-499
51%
300-399
22%
200-299
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
19%
18-23
43%
12-17
30%
6-11
3%
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
22%
18-23
40%
12-17
35%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
20%
18-23
52%
12-17
24%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

34%

66%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,306
Declined + 417
Total Received 1,723
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Public

5,244

undergraduate students

347

graduate students

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School Facts

Indiana University Northwest, founded in 1963, is a public university. Its 43-acre campus is located in Gary, IN.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 5,591
Established in 1963
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •   CAHIIM (Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education)
•  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CODA (Commission on Dental Accreditation)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Gary, IN

43-acre, urban campus in Gary (population: 77,909), 40 miles from Chicago. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Chicago.

Indiana University Northwest
3400 Broadway
Gary, IN 46408

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Campus Life

yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
32%
Top 1/2
72%
Bottom 1/2
28%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
3%
500-599
26%
400-499
53%
300-399
16%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
6%
500-599
24%
400-499
48%
300-399
21%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
23%
400-499
51%
300-399
22%
200-299
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
19%
18-23
43%
12-17
30%
6-11
3%
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
22%
18-23
40%
12-17
35%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
20%
18-23
52%
12-17
24%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted no
Application deadline July 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,306
Declined + 417
Total Received 1,723

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Considered

Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Dorothy Frink
Director of Admissions and Strategic Recruitment
P: 888 968-7486
F: 219 981-4219
admit@iun.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,207
Books & supplies $1,176
Total $8,383
Average Financial Aid - $8,109
Total with Avg. Aid $274

Financial Aid

65%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,109

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,317,794
State $3,701,182
Institutional $700,045
Other external $397,183
Total $12,116,204

Non-need-based

Federal $96,067
State $94,213
Institutional $946,821
Other external $195,190
Total $1,332,291

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
golf
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, Association of Independent Institutions
Mascot
RedHawks
School colors
cream, crimson, and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Actuarial Science
African American/Diaspora Studies
Anthropology
Applied Health Science
Applied Science
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology Education
Business
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Clinical Counseling
Communications
Computer Information Systems
Criminal Justice
Dental Hygiene
Economics
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
English
English Education
Fine Arts
French
General Studies
Geology
Health Information Management
Health Information Technology
Health Services Management
History
Informatics
Labor Studies
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Medical Imaging Technology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Nursing
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Public Affairs
Radiography
Radiologic Sciences
Secondary Education
Social Studies Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
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Undergraduate

94%

5,244
students

Female
66%
3,452

Male
34%
1,792

Graduate

6%

347
students

Female
67%
234

Male
33%
113

undergraduateFull-time

52%

2,776
students

Female
68%
1,878

Male
32%
898

undergraduatePart-time

48%

2,468
students

Female
64%
1,574

Male
36%
894

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
39%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

61%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 6
Countries most often represented Canada
India
Mexico
Nigeria
South Korea
Syria
Special services offered for international applicants English lab

International Student Contact

Kathy Spicer
Admissions Counselor
219 980-6848
kmspicer@iun.edu

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