Indiana University Northwest

Gary, IN

Indiana University Northwest

Gary, IN

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Tuition & Fees

$7,715

$20,574

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
450
75th
540
25th
440
75th
22
25th
15
75th
24
25th
17
75th
23
25th
17
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undergraduateRatios

29%

male

71%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,047
Declined 459
Total Received 2,506
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Public

4,308

undergraduate students

550

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 4,858
Established in 1963
Coeducational Coeducational

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43-acre, urban campus in Gary (population: 76,008), 35 miles from Chicago. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Chicago.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Indiana University Northwest
3400 Broadway
Gary, IN
46408

Campus Life

no
Housing available
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
70%
Bottom 1/2
30%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
450
75th
540
25th
440
75th
22
25th
15
75th
24
25th
17
75th
23
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) July 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,047
Declined 459
Total Received 2,506

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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
  • Braille services
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

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Financial Aid

64%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,058

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,067
Additional fees $648
Books & supplies $930
Total $8,645
Average Financial Aid - $7,058
Total with Avg. Aid $1,587

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,384,152
State $4,305,308
Institutional $1,240,475
Other external $524,590
Total $12,454,525

Non-need-based

Federal $120,565
State $124,574
Institutional $856,095
Other external $230,091
Total $1,331,325

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Financial Aid Office


P: 219 980-6778
F: 219 981-5622
finaidnw@iun.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, flag football, ice hockey, running, soccer, softball

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, flag football, ice hockey, running, soccer, softball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, paintball, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Association of Independent Institutions

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Actuarial Science. yes
African-American/Black Studies. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes
Computer Science. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes yes
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator. yes
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician. yes
Health Services Administration. yes
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other. yes
History, General. yes yes
Informatics. yes
Labor Studies. yes yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Philosophy. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Administration. yes yes
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer. yes yes
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. General Studies
  3. Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

4,858

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

4,308
students

Female
71%
3,044

Male
29%
1,264

11%

550
students

Female
71%
393

Male
29%
157

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

63%

2,716
students

Female
71%
1,923

Male
29%
793

37%

1,592
students

Female
70%
1,121

Male
30%
471

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

4%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 7
Countries most often represented Canada
India
Mexico
Nigeria
Pakistan
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants

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