Tuition & Fees

$7,581

$17,129

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
20%
500-599
53%
400-499
25%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
53%
400-499
28%
300-399
3%
600-699
4%
500-599
26%
400-499
53%
300-399
16%
200-299
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
26%
18-23
46%
12-17
20%
6-11
2%
30-36
5%
24-29
31%
18-23
38%
12-17
26%
30-36
3%
24-29
28%
18-23
54%
12-17
15%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1
16

teacher

students

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,823
Declined + 161
Total Received 1,984
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Public

11,134

undergraduate students

937

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. Its campus is located in Hammond, IN.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 12,071
Established in 2016
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  ATMAE (Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission

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Hammond, IN

177-acre campus in Hammond (population: 77,134), 25 miles from Chicago. Additional 277-acre campus in Westville, 15 miles from Michigan City. Public transportation serves campus.

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

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
6%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
11%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
20%
500-599
53%
400-499
25%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
53%
400-499
28%
300-399
3%
600-699
4%
500-599
26%
400-499
53%
300-399
16%
200-299
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
26%
18-23
46%
12-17
20%
6-11
2%
30-36
5%
24-29
31%
18-23
38%
12-17
26%
30-36
3%
24-29
28%
18-23
54%
12-17
15%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
(may be waived for inter-campus transfers, military veterans, and incoming secondary school students who meet free or reduced lunch qualifications)
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

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,823
Declined + 161
Total Received 1,984

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Considered

Essay
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
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

Karen Stachyra
Executive Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 855 608-4600
F: 219 989-2775
admissions@pnw.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,581
Room & board $7,597
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $16,678
Average Financial Aid - $17,706
Total with Avg. Aid $-1,028

Financial Aid

11%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$17,706

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $14,750,687
State $7,619,490
Institutional $4,727,418
Other external $2,107,177
Total $29,204,772

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $288,111
Other external $639,016
Total $927,127

Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
GLIAC
Mascot
Lion
School colors
gold and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Behavioral Sciences
Biological Sciences
Biology
Biology/Biological Sciences
Business Administration
Business Administration/Management
Business/Commerce
Business/Management/Marketing/Related
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Clinical Lab Science/Medical Technology
Computer Engineering
Computer Graphics
Computer Science
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Counselor Education/School Counseling/Guidance Services
Early Childhood Education/Teaching
Education
Educational Leadership/Administration/General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engineering Technology
Electrical/Electronics Engineering
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology
Elementary Education
Emergency Medical Services
Engineering
Engineering/Industrial Management
English
Foreign Languages/Literatures
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History
Hospitality Administration
Human Development/Family Studies
Information Technology
Liberal Arts/Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems/Services
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Modeling/Simulation/Visualization
Multidisciplinary Studies
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Operations Management/Supervision
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Secondary Education/Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Speech Communication/Rhetoric
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Undergraduate

92%

11,134
students

Female
57%
6,348

Male
43%
4,786

Graduate

8%

937
students

Female
61%
575

Male
39%
362

undergraduateFull-time

55%

6,172
students

Female
51%
3,100

Male
49%
3,072

undergraduatePart-time

45%

4,962
students

Female
66%
3,248

Male
34%
1,714

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
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 Admissions

94%

Transfer applicants accepted

78%

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 44
Countries most often represented China
Ecuador
India
Nigeria
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

International Admissions
219 989-2609
iadmissions@pnw.edu

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