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Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
35%
400-499
45%
300-399
12%
700-800
2%
600-699
10%
500-599
31%
400-499
41%
300-399
15%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
4%
500-599
27%
400-499
53%
300-399
14%
200-299
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
25%
18-23
43%
12-17
26%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
27%
18-23
44%
12-17
26%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1
19

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,725
Declined + 944
Total Received 2,669
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Public

8,419

undergraduate students

882

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Mechanical Engineering
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 1638
ACT 1233

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School Facts

Purdue University-- Northwest (formerly Purdue University-- Calumet and Purdue University-- North Central), founded in 1946, is a coeducational comprehensive university. Its 185-acre campus is located in Hammond, IN.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 9,301
Established in 1946
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AAMFT (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational 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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Hammond, IN

185-acre campus in Hammond (population: 78,967), 25 miles from Chicago. Public transportation serves campus.

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

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
7%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
14%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
35%
400-499
45%
300-399
12%
700-800
2%
600-699
10%
500-599
31%
400-499
41%
300-399
15%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
4%
500-599
27%
400-499
53%
300-399
14%
200-299
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
25%
18-23
43%
12-17
26%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
27%
18-23
44%
12-17
26%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
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

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,725
Declined + 944
Total Received 2,669

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

Susan Giannini
Assistant Director of Admissions
P: 800 HI-PURDUE, extension 2213
F: 219 989-2775
admission@purduecal.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

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

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Automation Engineer Technology
Behavioral Sciences
Biological Sciences
Biology
Biology/Biological Sciences
Business Administration
Business Administration for Executives
Business Administration/Management
Business/Commerce
Chemistry
Child Care/Support Services Management
Child Development/Family Studies
Civil Engineering
Clinical Lab Science/Medical Technology
Communications
Computer Engineering
Computer Graphics
Computer Science
Computer/Information Sciences
Counseling/Development
Economics
Education
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engineering Technology
Electrical/Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education
Emergency Medical Services
Engineering
Engineering/Industrial Management
English
Foreign Languages/Literatures
History
Hospitality Administration
Human Development/Family Studies
Industrial Technology
Liberal Arts/Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems/Services
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology
Modeling/Simulation/Visualization
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Physics
Political Science
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology
Sociology
Special Education
Speech Communication/Rhetoric
Surveying Technology
Technology
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Undergraduate

91%

8,419
students

Female
57%
4,805

Male
43%
3,614

Graduate

9%

882
students

Female
56%
494

Male
44%
388

undergraduateFull-time

57%

4,862
students

Female
49%
2,365

Male
51%
2,497

undergraduatePart-time

43%

3,557
students

Female
69%
2,440

Male
31%
1,117

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
17%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
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

85%

Transfer applicants accepted

52%

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 48
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Ecuador
India
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
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
ipo@purduecal.edu

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