Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
5%
500-599
24%
400-499
49%
300-399
21%
200-299
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
32%
400-499
46%
300-399
12%
200-299
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
36%
400-499
43%
300-399
13%
200-299
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
17%
18-23
46%
12-17
31%
6-11
3%
30-36
3%
24-29
28%
18-23
36%
12-17
33%
6-11
0
30-36
2%
24-29
23%
18-23
53%
12-17
22%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1
15

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,044
Declined + 372
Total Received 1,416
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Public

6,142

undergraduate students

35

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Liberal Arts
  3. Elementary Education
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Codes

SAT 1640
ACT 1231

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School Facts

Purdue University-- Northwest at North Central (formerly Purdue University-- Calumet and Purdue University-- North Central), founded in 1967, is a public university. Its 268-acre campus is in Westville, IN, 75 miles from Chicago.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 6,177
Established in 1946
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Westville, IN

268-acre campus in Westville (population: 5,853), 75 miles from Chicago; branch campus in West Lafayette. Major airport, bus, and train serve Chicago; smaller airport serves South Bend (40 miles).

Purdue University — North Central
1401 South U.S. Highway 421
Westville, IN 46391

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Campus Life

yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
26%
Top 1/2
65%
Bottom 1/2
35%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
5%
500-599
24%
400-499
49%
300-399
21%
200-299
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
32%
400-499
46%
300-399
12%
200-299
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
36%
400-499
43%
300-399
13%
200-299
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
17%
18-23
46%
12-17
31%
6-11
3%
30-36
3%
24-29
28%
18-23
36%
12-17
33%
6-11
0
30-36
2%
24-29
23%
18-23
53%
12-17
22%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Recommended

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,044
Declined + 372
Total Received 1,416

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

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

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Admissions Contact

Janice Whisler
Director for Enrollment and Outreach Recruitment
P: 219 785-5505
F: 219 785-5653
admissions@pnc.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
golf
softball
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Panthers
School colors
black and vegas gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Behavioral Sciences
Biology
Building Construction Technology
Business
Business Administration
Communication
Computer/Information Technology
Construction Engineering/Management Technology
Early Childhood Education
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering Technology
Elementary Education
Engineering Technology
English
History
Human Resources
Liberal Studies
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Nursing
Organizational Leadership/Supervision
Psychology
Secondary Education
Social Work
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Undergraduate

99%

6,142
students

Female
60%
3,701

Male
40%
2,441

Graduate

1%

35
students

Female
46%
16

Male
54%
19

undergraduateFull-time

41%

2,566
students

Female
58%
1,463

Male
42%
1,103

undergraduatePart-time

59%

3,576
students

Female
63%
2,238

Male
37%
1,338

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
43%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 1.80
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math

Career placement services

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

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 6
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
France
Kenya
Kuwait
Mexico
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Susan Wilson
Director of School Partnerships
219 785-5236
swilson@pnc.edu

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