Purdue University Northwest

Hammond, IN

Purdue University Northwest

Hammond, IN

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$7,942

$14,734

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

20

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

30%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,605
Declined 3,696
Total Received 5,301
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Public

11,014

undergraduate students

1,155

graduate students

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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. One university with two campuses located in Hammond and Westville, IN.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 12,169
Established in 2016
Coeducational Coeducational

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Scholarships

177-acre campus in Hammond (population: 76,618), 25 miles from Chicago. Additional 277-acre campus in Westville, 15 miles from Michigan City. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
7%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
12%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
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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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
480
75th
570
25th
480
75th
24
25th
18
75th
25
25th
18
75th
25
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Other application fee (may be waived for inter-campus transfers, military veterans, and incoming secondary school students who meet free or reduced lunch qualifications)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (final deadline) August 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Very Selective

30%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,605
Declined 3,696
Total Received 5,301

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Financial Aid

57%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$5,892

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,164
Additional fees $778
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $9,442
Average Financial Aid - $5,892
Total with Avg. Aid $3,550

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $14,403,952
State $8,755,521
Institutional $4,877,431
Other external $5,209,855
Total $33,246,759

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $79,942
Other external $1,566,896
Total $1,646,838

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 855 608-4600
F: 219 989-2141
finaid@pnw.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Ice Hockey

Intramural/Recreational Sports

air hockey, badminton basketball, bean bag, bench press, billiards, bocce ball, bowling, bubble hockey, dodgeball, fishing, flag football, floor hockey, foosball, Frisbee golf, golf, homerun derby, horseshoes, kickball, laser tag, mushball, racquetball, rugby, soccer, swimming, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), wallyeball, Wiffle ball, wrestling

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Architectural Engineering Technologies/Technicians.
Behavioral Sciences.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemistry, General.
Child Care and Support Services Management.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Graphics.
Computer Science.
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst.
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician.
Electromechanical/Electromechanical Engineering Technology/Technician.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic).
Engineering, General.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature, General.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Finance, General.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
History, General.
History, Other.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Industrial Technology/Technician.
Information Technology.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Mechanical Engineering.
Mechanical/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician.
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation.
Operations Management and Supervision.
Organizational Leadership.
Philosophy.
Physical Sciences, General.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
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Programs Offered

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

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

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

12,169

total students

87%

in-state

13%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

11,014
students

Female
57%
6,331

Male
43%
4,683

9%

1,155
students

Female
64%
738

Male
36%
417

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

55%

6,126
students

Female
53%
3,201

Male
47%
2,925

45%

4,888
students

Female
65%
3,130

Male
35%
1,758

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements 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 Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 1

Spring: January 2

Summer: May 25

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

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 46
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
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