Purdue University Northwest

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world rank  2796

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University Overview

Founded in 2016, Purdue University Northwest is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Hammond (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Indiana. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Purdue University Northwest (PNW) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 4 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. PNW also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym PNW
Founded 2016 merger between Purdue Calumet (1946) and Purdue North Central (1946)
Colours Black and old gold

University Location

Address 2200 169Th Street
Hammond
46323-2094 Indiana
United States
Tel +1 (219) 989 2400
Fax +1 (219) 989 2581

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 2200 169th Street
Hammond 46323-2094
(219) 989 2213
(855) 608 4600

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Postbaccalaureate: Education-dominant, with Arts & Sciences

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Purdue University Northwest's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission (ANSAC) of ABET
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
  • Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • National Council foApplied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission (ANSAC) of ABET
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
  • Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA)
  • Applied Science Accreditation Commission (ASAC) of ABET
  • Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE)
  • The Commission on English Language Accreditation (CEA)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET
  • Indiana Commission on Higher Education (ICHE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Purdue University System (PUS)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) of NCAA Division II

Academic Structure


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