31%

Acceptance Rate

$7,608

Avg.Financial Aid

001827

FAFSA Code

About Purdue University Northwest

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

10,473

Website

www.pnw.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Purdue University Northwest is a public university located in Hammond, Indiana. Purdue University Northwest is a parent institution of the Purdue University system. In 2016, Purdue University Northwest was founded. Notably, the official colors of the university are black and old gold. In addition to over 9,106 undergraduate students, PUN also boasts of over 900 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 9,400. The school has a total of 552 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Purdue University Northwest is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At PUN around 59% are white, 20% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 10% are Black or African American. Further, around 76% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 56% of the students are females and 44% are males. In its 4 years of existence, PUN has produced several known personalities like Thomas McDermott Jr., Felicia Middlebrooks, LaToya M. Hobbs, and David Ober. Purdue University Northwest's sporting teams are affiliated to GLIAC. A total of 291 programs, including both residential and online, are currently offered by PUN. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing), and ATMAE (Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering).

Location & Contact

Address

2200 169th Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2199892400
Fax: N/A
Request Info

Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular university helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. The ranking of a university is an important parameter by which a prospective student can decide whether they wish to take admission or not. Generally, the ranking of a university is considered a great way to gauge its performance on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. The rankings by two well-known publications, US News and Forbes, are considered trustworthy by applicants and academic experts. However, it is to be noted that Purdue University Northwest does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

FALSE

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

31%

SAT Range

930 - 1040

ACT Range

19 - 25

Application Fee

$25

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

FALSE

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$9,747

Average Annual Cost

$6,938

Books And Supplies

$1,500

Other Fees

$753

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$7,640

Budget For Other Expenses

$6,040

Total One Year Cost

$22,871

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to PUN. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $26,918. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

17:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

69%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

45%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

53%

Male Professors

47%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

815 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

162 Graduates

Psychology, General

86 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

81 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering Related Tech...

72 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

67 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

62 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

57 Graduates

Biology, General

52 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

50 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

49 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

47 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

38 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

37 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

32 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

31 Graduates

Behavioral Sciences

31 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

29 Graduates

Sociology

27 Graduates

Construction Engineering Technologi...

27 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

26 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

25 Graduates

Political Science and Government

22 Graduates

Engineering-Related Fields

19 Graduates

Civil Engineering

19 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

19 Graduates

Electromechanical Instrumentation a...

18 Graduates

History

18 Graduates

Social Work

16 Graduates

Mathematics

14 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

13 Graduates

Computer Engineering

12 Graduates

Marketing

11 Graduates

Computer Science

11 Graduates

Chemistry

8 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

7 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

6 Graduates

Philosophy

5 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

2 Graduates

Architectural Engineering Technolog...

2 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

2 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

1 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

1 Graduates

Physical Sciences

1 Graduates

Physics

1 Graduates

Quality Control and Safety Technolo...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

9,573

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

25%

Full-time

61%

Part-time

39%

Students Gender

Male

44%

US National: 44%

Female

56%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

61% White

1% Unknown

10% Black

20% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

9%

Out Of State

91%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

N/A

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,595/year

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Lion

School Colors

gold and black

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

28

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $7,765 per year. Purdue University Northwest offers a number of dining and meal plan options for its students. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. The university has enrolled around 44% male and 56% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

N/A

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

N/A

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$18,750

$31,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$195 - 322

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

68%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,608

Students Receiving Federal Grants

43%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,662

Students Receiving State Aid

34%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,029

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

33%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,314

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$10,009

$30K - $48K

$8,812

$48K - $75K

$5,025

$75K - $110K

$1,527

> $110K

$1,075

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$864,128

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,274,816

The financial aid department of Purdue University Northwest helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Purdue University Northwest is around $3,308 and the federal grant is $4,917. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $5,009, while the institutional aid is $3,308. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at PUN based on students' financial needs add up to $864,128 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $1,274,816.

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