Purdue University Northwest

Acceptance Rate 73.00 %
SAT Average 1,050
2023 Tuition & Fees $15,165
Student Population 8,794
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $6,290

Academic Overview

Purdue University Northwest is a public, four-years institute located in Hammond, Indiana. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - professional practice.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $8,174 for Indiana residents and $15,165 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $6,407 for Indiana residents and $11,544 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 8,794 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 73.00% and the graduation rate is 40% last year.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Purdue Northwest's tuition & fees is $8,174 for Indiana residents and $15,165 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $6,407 for in-state students and $11,544 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
Indiana ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Purdue Northwest. The acceptance rate of Purdue Northwest is 73.00% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 31.00%. The average graduation rate is 40% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,290 and 51% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 8,794 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Purdue University Northwest is 73.00 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Purdue University Northwest is 40 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Purdue University Northwest is 60 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Purdue University Northwest is 8,794
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Purdue University Northwest is 15 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
15 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,290 at Purdue University Northwest.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address2200 169th Street, Hammond, IN 46323
Online Applicationwww.pnw.edu/admissions-financial-aid/undergraduate/how-to-apply
Financial Aidwww.pnw.edu/financial-aid/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.pnw.edu/financial-aid/cost/net-price-calculator/
Veterans Tuitionwww.pnw.edu/dean-of-students/student-resources/veteran-services/educational-benefits/
Disability Servicewww.pnw.edu/disability-access-center/

Offered Degrees

Purdue Northwest offers 94 major programs through online and on-site education where 12 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Doctorate (Practical)10
Less Than 1 Year Certificate82
Post-Bachelor's Certificate61
Post-Master's Certificate51

Special Learning Opportunities

Purdue University Northwest offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:744)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Purdue University Northwest has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges