Tuition & Fees

$7,813

$17,654

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
19%
500-599
52%
400-499
27%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
14%
500-599
56%
400-499
26%
300-399
2%
600-699
4%
500-599
26%
400-499
53%
300-399
16%
200-299
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
22%
18-23
49%
12-17
22%
6-11
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
37%
18-23
39%
12-17
23%
30-36
3%
24-29
30%
18-23
54%
12-17
13%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,631
Declined + 55
Total Received 1,686
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Public

8,398

undergraduate students

900

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 1638
ACT 1233

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Location

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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 9,298
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: 76,618), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
7%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
10%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

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

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
33%
Top 1/2
53%
Bottom 1/2
47%
Bottom 1/4
20%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
19%
500-599
52%
400-499
27%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
14%
500-599
56%
400-499
26%
300-399
2%
600-699
4%
500-599
26%
400-499
53%
300-399
16%
200-299
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
22%
18-23
49%
12-17
22%
6-11
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
37%
18-23
39%
12-17
23%
30-36
3%
24-29
30%
18-23
54%
12-17
13%

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

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,631
Declined + 55
Total Received 1,686

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

Financial Aid

19%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$2,631

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,813
Room & board $7,765
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $17,078
Average Financial Aid - $2,631
Total with Avg. Aid $14,447

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $13,703,563
State $8,622,719
Institutional $3,955,846
Other external $2,412,199
Total $28,694,327

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $79,942
Other external $1,194,874
Total $1,274,816

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Michael J. Biel
Executive Director Financial Aid
bielm@pnw.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

air hockey, archery, baseball, basketball, bean bag, bench press, billiards, bowling, dodgeball, fishing, flag football, floor hockey, foosball, football, Frisbee golf, golf, handball, horseshoes, kickball, laser tag, miniature golf, racquetball, soccer (bubble/outdoor), softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), Wiffle ball

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Athletic Directors

Richard Costello, Jr. (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
GLIAC
Mascot
Lion
School colors
gold and black

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
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
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
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Finance/General
Foreign Languages/Literatures
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History
Hospitality Administration
Human Development/Family Studies
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration/General
Information Technology
Liberal Arts/Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Sciences/Quantitative Methods/Other
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Modeling/Simulation/Visualization
Multidisciplinary Studies
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Speech Communication/Rhetoric
Sport/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

9,298

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

90%

8,398
students

Female
55%
4,619

Male
45%
3,779

10%

900
students

Female
58%
521

Male
42%
379

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

69%

5,806
students

Female
51%
2,909

Male
49%
2,897

31%

2,592
students

Female
66%
1,710

Male
34%
882

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
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 Admissions

89%

Transfer applicants accepted

79%

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

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
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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
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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