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Purdue University Northwest

Hammond, IN

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Overview

Purdue University Northwest is a University institution located in Hammond, IN, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 2200 169th Street
Hammond, IN  46323-2094
United States
Contact Phone: 219-989-2400

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
Management Sciences And Quantitative Methods, Other Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Graphics Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Construction Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic, And Communications Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Electromechanical/electromechanical Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Engineering/industrial Management Checkmark
Mechanical/mechanical Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Human Development And Family Studies, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research And Clinical Nursing, Other Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Behavioral Sciences Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physical Sciences, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/police Science Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,300
Applied
1,605
Accepted
7,246
Enrolled
30%
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Female Admissions

3,130
Females Applied
839
Females Accepted
27%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,170
Males Applied
766
Males Accepted
35%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.18
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 August 1st Not reported
Out of state Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 530 480 580
SAT Math 526 480 570
ACT Composite 22 19 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,164
In-state
10,746
Out-of-state
7,164
In-district
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Fees

778
Full-time student fees
7,821
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

14,372
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,300
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
2,103
Avg. Loan Aid
2,000
Avg. Grant Aid
3,949
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
94% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
11%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
12%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

7,246
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
13%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 23.09%
Black or African American 10.4%
White or Caucasian 57.53%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.22%
Asian 2.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 2.78%
Other 1.21%

Gender

Male (44.16%)
Female (55.84%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 7%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Welcome Rally, Halloween Party and Pancake Study Break

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Black Student Union, Women in Business, National Society of Black Engineers, American Sign Language Club and Student Athlete Advisory Committee

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

466
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 327
Part-time - 139
Male - 214
Female - 252
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