Tuition & Fees

$5,400

$12,936

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
7%
500-599
34%
400-499
47%
300-399
11%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
32%
400-499
49%
300-399
11%
600-699
4%
500-599
26%
400-499
53%
300-399
16%
200-299
1%
30-36
7%
24-29
22%
18-23
43%
12-17
27%
6-11
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
28%
18-23
41%
12-17
27%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

59%

male

female

1
19

teacher

students

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Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,713
Declined + 2,169
Total Received 3,882
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Public

14,385

undergraduate students

901

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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Codes

SAT 1638
ACT 1233

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School Facts

Purdue University Northwest, founded in 2016 with the unification of the former Purdue University Calumet and Purdue University North Central institutions, is a public, coeducational institution. Its campus is located in Hammond, IN.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 15,286
Established in 2016
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  ATMAE (Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Hammond, IN

85-acre campus in Hammond (population: 78,384), 25 miles from Chicago and 269-acre campus in Westville (population 5,959), 15 miles from Michigan City. Public transportation serves campus.

Purdue University Northwest — Hammond Campus
2200 169th Street
Hammond, IN 46323-2094

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
6%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
10%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 1% of male students
 
1 sororities 1% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
34%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
7%
500-599
34%
400-499
47%
300-399
11%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
32%
400-499
49%
300-399
11%
600-699
4%
500-599
26%
400-499
53%
300-399
16%
200-299
1%
30-36
7%
24-29
22%
18-23
43%
12-17
27%
6-11
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
28%
18-23
41%
12-17
27%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
(may be waived for inter-campus transfers, military veterans, and incoming secondary school students who meet free or reduced lunch qualifications)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,713
Declined + 2,169
Total Received 3,882

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
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

Jeffrey Lochowicz
Executive Director of Admissions
P: 855 608-4600
F: 219 989-2775
admissions@pnw.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,400
Total $5,400

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA
Mascot
Lion
School colors
gold and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Behavioral Sciences
Biological Sciences
Biology
Biology/Biological Sciences
Business Administration
Business Administration/Management
Business/Commerce
Business/Management/Marketing/Related
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Clinical Lab Science/Medical Technology
Computer Engineering
Computer Graphics
Computer Science
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Counselor Education/School Counseling/Guidance Services
Early Childhood Education/Teaching
Education
Educational Leadership/Administration/General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engineering Technology
Electrical/Electronics Engineering
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology
Elementary Education
Emergency Medical Services
Engineering
Engineering/Industrial Management
English
Foreign Languages/Literatures
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History
Hospitality Administration
Human Development/Family Studies
Information Technology
Liberal Arts/Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems/Services
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Modeling/Simulation/Visualization
Multidisciplinary Studies
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Operations Management/Supervision
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Secondary Education/Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Speech Communication/Rhetoric
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Undergraduate

94%

14,385
students

Female
59%
8,514

Male
41%
5,871

Graduate

6%

901
students

Female
59%
532

Male
41%
369

undergraduateFull-time

46%

6,620
students

Female
52%
3,384

Male
48%
3,236

undergraduatePart-time

54%

7,765
students

Female
67%
5,130

Male
33%
2,635

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
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

83%

Transfer applicants accepted

35%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements 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 Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: January 3

Summer: May 26

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • 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
  • 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 49
Countries most often represented China
Ecuador
India
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Dallas Kenny
Assistant Vice Chancellor for International Affairs
219 989-1104
dallas.kenny@pnw.edu

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