Tuition & Fees

$7,072

$18,683

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
6%
500-599
28%
400-499
46%
300-399
19%
200-299
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
23%
400-499
49%
300-399
21%
200-299
2%
600-699
5%
500-599
23%
400-499
49%
300-399
22%
200-299
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
18%
18-23
45%
12-17
29%
6-11
4%
30-36
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
42%
12-17
37%
30-36
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
53%
12-17
26%
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undergraduateRatios

34%

66%

male

female

1
15

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,247
Declined + 326
Total Received 1,573
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Public

5,486

undergraduate students

362

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 5,848
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)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  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: 78,450), 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
11%
Top 1/4
32%
Top 1/2
64%
Bottom 1/2
36%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
6%
500-599
28%
400-499
46%
300-399
19%
200-299
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
23%
400-499
49%
300-399
21%
200-299
2%
600-699
5%
500-599
23%
400-499
49%
300-399
22%
200-299
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
18%
18-23
45%
12-17
29%
6-11
4%
30-36
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
42%
12-17
37%
30-36
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
53%
12-17
26%

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

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,247
Declined + 326
Total Received 1,573

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 $7,072
Books & supplies $1,066
Total $8,138
Average Financial Aid - $8,289
Total with Avg. Aid $-151

Financial Aid

65%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,289

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $8,219,653
State $4,121,511
Institutional $807,153
Other external $401,699
Total $13,550,016

Non-need-based

Federal $124,552
State $75,203
Institutional $784,139
Other external $148,072
Total $1,131,966

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 Science
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
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%

5,486
students

Female
66%
3,634

Male
34%
1,852

Graduate

6%

362
students

Female
69%
249

Male
31%
113

undergraduateFull-time

53%

2,957
students

Female
68%
2,000

Male
32%
957

undergraduatePart-time

47%

2,529
students

Female
65%
1,634

Male
35%
895

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
41%
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

64%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

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 8
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
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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