11,134
Students
Financial aid thermometer
7,768
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
91
91%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Purdue University Northwest is a Comprehensive 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

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Hospitality Administration Checkmark
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Hotel/motel Administration Checkmark
Human Resources Management Checkmark
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Operations Management Checkmark
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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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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Construction Engineering Technology Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark
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Engineering/industrial Management Checkmark
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Mechanical Drafting And CAD/CADD Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Child-care And Support Services Management Checkmark
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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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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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness 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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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,984
Applied
1,823
Accepted
11,134
Enrolled
92%
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Female Admissions

1,086
Females Applied
982
Females Accepted
90%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

898
Males Applied
841
Males Accepted
94%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.44
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
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 540 490 590
SAT Math 526 480 570
ACT Composite 22 19 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,686
In-state
17,368
Out-of-state
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Fees

753
Full-time student fees
7,640
Room & board
2,790
Room only
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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

7,768
Avg. Financial Aid Package
6,044
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
5,818
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,388
Avg. Loan Aid
3,124
Avg. Grant Aid
5,782
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
95% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
11%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
5%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

11,134
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
9%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 18.41%
Black or African American 9.79%
White or Caucasian 61.37%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.21%
Asian 2.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two or more races 2.76%
Other 1.25%

Gender

Male (42.99%)
Female (57.01%)

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 6%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Welcome Rally, Halloween Party and Pancake Study Break

Student Services

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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
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
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Racquetball Checkmark No No
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Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
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Racquetball Checkmark No No
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Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

706
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 379
Part-time - 327
Male - 327
Female - 379