Purdue University Northwest Teaching Programs
Located in Hammond, Indiana, Purdue University Northwest is a public institution. Hammond is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.
Purdue University Northwest Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Purdue Northwest.
Where Is Purdue University Northwest?
Contact details for Purdue Northwest are given below.
|Address:||2200 169Th Street, Hammond, IN 46323|
How Do I Get Into Purdue Northwest?
You can apply to Purdue Northwest online at: www.pnw.edu/apply-now/
Admission Requirements for Purdue Northwest
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Purdue Northwest?
Approximately 49% of accepted students are men and 51% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 38%, and the acceptance rate for women is 32%.
Average Test Scores
About 70% of students accepted to Purdue Northwest submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 590. Math scores were between 480 and 580.
Can I Afford Purdue University Northwest?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Purdue Northwest, approximately 42% of students took out student loans averaging $4,992 a year. That adds up to $19,968 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Purdue Northwest is 8.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Purdue University Northwest Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 900 graduate students at the school.
Of the 5,561 full-time undergraduates at Purdue Northwest, 49% are male and 51% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Purdue University Northwest students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||517|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,235|
Online Learning at Purdue University Northwest
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Purdue Northwest has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 18th most popular in Indiana for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Purdue University Northwest Teaching Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Early Childhood Education||9||0||0||9|
|General Educational Leadership & Administration||0||0||0||0|
|General Special Education||0||0||0||0|
|Counselor Education/School Counseling & Guidance Services||0||0||0||0|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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