Tuition & Fees

$7,344

$19,400

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
12%
500-599
43%
400-499
41%
300-399
4%
600-699
9%
500-599
45%
400-499
37%
300-399
9%
700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
23%
400-499
51%
300-399
22%
200-299
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
21%
18-23
42%
12-17
29%
6-11
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
20%
18-23
42%
12-17
36%
30-36
2%
24-29
22%
18-23
52%
12-17
24%
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undergraduateRatios

30%

male

70%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,737
Declined + 445
Total Received 2,182
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Public

3,534

undergraduate students

425

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  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 3,959
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: 76,008), 35 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

Greek Life

 
1 fraternities 1% of male students
 
4 sororities 1% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
30%
Top 1/2
64%
Bottom 1/2
36%
Bottom 1/4
10%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
12%
500-599
43%
400-499
41%
300-399
4%
600-699
9%
500-599
45%
400-499
37%
300-399
9%
700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
23%
400-499
51%
300-399
22%
200-299
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
21%
18-23
42%
12-17
29%
6-11
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
20%
18-23
42%
12-17
36%
30-36
2%
24-29
22%
18-23
52%
12-17
24%

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)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,737
Declined + 445
Total Received 2,182

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

68%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,928

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,727
Additional fees $617
Books & supplies $1,176
Total $8,520
Average Financial Aid - $8,928
Total with Avg. Aid $-408

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,731,038
State $4,463,472
Institutional $1,089,177
Other external $419,989
Total $12,703,676

Non-need-based

Federal $100,215
State $106,687
Institutional $791,443
Other external $260,275
Total $1,258,620

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Gina A. Pirtle
Director, Financial Aid and Scholarships
gpirtle@iu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
tennis
volleyball

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 Directors

Ryan Shelton (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Association of Independent Institutions
Mascot
Rufus the RedHawk
School colors
red, white, 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
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. 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

3,959

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

3,534
students

Female
70%
2,483

Male
30%
1,051

11%

425
students

Female
68%
287

Male
32%
138

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

71%

2,515
students

Female
70%
1,737

Male
30%
778

29%

1,019
students

Female
74%
746

Male
26%
273

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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
23%
Hispanic/Latino
51%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

54%

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 Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 8
Countries most often represented Bangladesh
Canada
India
Mexico
Nigeria
Rwanda
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Kathy Spicer
Admissions Counselor, Transfer Specialist
219 980-6848
kmspicer@iun.edu

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