Pursuing greatness through innovation. That’s powering onward.

As a premier metropolitan university, Purdue University Northwest is dedicated to empowering transformational change in their students and the community. The university is consistently ranked among the best regional universities in U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Colleges ranking, receiving high marks for their School of Engineering, College of Nursing and computer science programs. PNW is also recognized for social mobility among Midwest regional universities.

PNW goes beyond the classroom, walking the extra mile with students to empower confidence and encourage real-world experiences. Students from next door and students from halfway around the world come together at PNW to learn, grow and connect. At PNW, academic excellence is within reach. Students have access to high-quality academic programs at one of the most affordable public four-year universities in Indiana.

To learn more, visit www.pnw.edu and Power Onward at Purdue University Northwest.

PNW offers two campus locations to serve students:

Hammond Campus | 2200 169th St., Hammond, IN 46323
Westville Campus | 1401 S. U.S. 421, Westville, IN 46391


Academic programs, athletics & community impact

PNW offers so much for both students and the region. The university has over 70 areas of study leading to undergraduate, graduate and applied doctorate degrees. As a member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, the PNW Pride compete in NCAA Division II, with over 300 student-athletes excelling both in the classroom and in competition. Purdue University Northwest has 17 sports, from basketball and ice hockey to e-sports. Fans can easily cheer on the Pride at PNW’s modern athletic facilities. When it comes to the local region and community, Purdue University Northwest’s impact includes $745.9 million of total income for Northwest Indiana, a figure that includes 10,494 jobs supported.

Explore the programs that are enhanced by their expert faculty, cultural diversity, technology resources and community partnerships. To discover more about community events and resources at Purdue University Northwest, visit the resource page for the local community.

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