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Indiana University Northwest

  • Gary, IN
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 66%34%
    student ratio
  • 5,904
    total students
  • $6,262 | $17,490
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 76%
    acceptance rate
  • Minimally Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 453
    sat math
  • 455
    sat reading
  • 445
    sat writing
  • 20
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • African American/Black Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Actuarial Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Commerce
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Labor Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Informatics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Biology Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French Language Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Studies Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish Language Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Dental Hygiene
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Information/Medical Records Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Services Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Radiologic Technology/Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • General Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Public Administration
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

76% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,773
    • Accepted1,352
    • Acceptance Rate76%
    • Enrolled5,904
    • Female Applicants1,126
    • Females Accepted853
    • Female Acceptance Rate75%
    • Male Applicants647
    • Males Accepted499
    • Male Acceptance Rate77%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman2.82
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 455 390 510
    • SAT Math 453 390 510
    • SAT Writing 445 390 500
    • ACT Composite 20 17 23
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$6,262
    • Out-of-state tuition *$17,490
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$590.88
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredDeferred paymentsDeferred payments and Installments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students5,904
    • Male Student Percentage34%
    • Female Student Percentage66%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino16.26%
    • Black or African American17.09%
    • White or Caucasian53.4%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.24%
    • Asian2.1%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.14%
    • Two or more races1.8%
    • Unknown8.89%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout.08% representing 37 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students1.6% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available No
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Not Reported
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing Not Reported
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Student Government Association, Student Ambassadors, Student Nurses Association, Dental Education, International Affairs Club
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other lighted pathways

Athletics

Member of the: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball Yes Division X No
    • Basketball Yes Division X Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No No No
    • Cross-country running No Division X No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes No No
    • Ice hockey Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes No No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division X Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division X No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes No No
    • Ice hockey Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes No No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division X No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty401
    • Full-time Percentage46%
    • Part-time Percentage54%
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio17:1 or 4,237 students to 256 faculty

Location & Contact

3400 Broadway
Gary, IN 46408-1197
USA

Dr.Linda Templeton

Director of Admissions

Phone: 219-980-6991
Fax: 219-981-4219
Email: admit@iun.edu



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