3,700
Students
Financial aid thermometer
8,390
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
74
74%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Indiana University Northwest is a Comprehensive institution located in Gary, IN, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Hawthorn Hall 100
3400 Broadway
Gary, IN  46408-1197
United States
Contact Office of Admissions
Email: admit@iun.edu
Phone: 219-980-6991
Fax: 219-981-4219

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Elementary Education Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Dental Hygiene Checkmark
Health And Medical Administrative Services Related Checkmark
Health Information/medical Records Administration Checkmark
Health Information/medical Records Technology Checkmark
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Medical Radiologic Technology Checkmark
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,749
Applied
1,302
Accepted
3,700
Enrolled
74%
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Female Admissions

1,168
Females Applied
878
Females Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

581
Males Applied
424
Males Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.01
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 506 450 553
SAT Math 509 440 540
ACT Composite 20 17 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,727
In-state
18,783
Out-of-state
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Fees

617
Full-time student fees
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

8,390
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,104
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
18,088
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,611
Avg. Loan Aid
3,379
Avg. Grant Aid
7,259
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
95% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
65%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,700
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
3%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 22.16%
Black or African American 17.51%
White or Caucasian 52.7%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.19%
Asian 2.92%
Two or more races 2.89%
Other 1.08%

Gender

Male (29.7%)
Female (70.3%)

Campus Life

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Back2School Week, Spring Fest and Mobile Zip Line

Student Services

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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Student Ambassadors, Art Club and Modern Languages Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
lighted pathways

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
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Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
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Cheerleading Checkmark No No
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Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
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Faculty

364
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 165
Part-time - 199
Male - 156
Female - 208