Tuition & Fees

$7,344

$19,399

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
42%
400-499
44%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
38%
400-499
44%
300-399
9%
700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
23%
400-499
51%
300-399
22%
200-299
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
15%
18-23
45%
12-17
34%
6-11
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
22%
18-23
33%
12-17
43%
30-36
3%
24-29
16%
18-23
55%
12-17
26%
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undergraduateRatios

30%

male

70%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,302
Declined + 447
Total Received 1,749
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Public

3,700

undergraduate students

355

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. General Studies
  3. Nursing
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Codes

SAT 1338
ACT 1218

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 4,055
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)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CODA (Commission on Dental Accreditation)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)

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Gary, IN

43-acre, urban campus in Gary (population: 76,424), 40 miles from Chicago. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Chicago.

Indiana University Northwest
3400 Broadway
Gary, IN 46408

Campus Life

yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
32%
Top 1/2
69%
Bottom 1/2
31%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
42%
400-499
44%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
38%
400-499
44%
300-399
9%
700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
23%
400-499
51%
300-399
22%
200-299
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
15%
18-23
45%
12-17
34%
6-11
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
22%
18-23
33%
12-17
43%
30-36
3%
24-29
16%
18-23
55%
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

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,302
Declined + 447
Total Received 1,749

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

Financial Aid

65%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,390

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,344
Books & supplies $1,176
Total $8,520
Average Financial Aid - $8,390
Total with Avg. Aid $130

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,678,632
State $3,819,713
Institutional $910,854
Other external $467,757
Total $11,876,956

Non-need-based

Federal $101,272
State $122,108
Institutional $908,516
Other external $167,444
Total $1,299,340

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Harold Burtley
Director of Scholarships and Financial Aid
hburtley@iun.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
golf
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Cross-Country, Flag Football, Ice Hockey, Karate, Soccer, Softball

Club Sports - Women's

Cross-Country, Flag Football, Ice Hockey, Karate, Soccer, Softball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Ryan Shelton (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, Association of Independent Institutions
Mascot
RedHawks
School colors
cream, crimson, and black

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Actuarial Science
African American/Diaspora Studies
Anthropology
Applied Health Science
Applied Science
Biochemistry
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
Medical Imaging Technology
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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  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

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Humanities

Pre-professional Programs

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

4,055

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

3,700
students

Female
70%
2,601

Male
30%
1,099

9%

355
students

Female
69%
246

Male
31%
109

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

70%

2,608
students

Female
70%
1,814

Male
30%
794

30%

1,092
students

Female
73%
787

Male
27%
305

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Hispanic/Latino
51%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

62%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 8
Countries most often represented Bangladesh
Canada
India
Mexico
Nigeria
Rawanda
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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