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Colleges / Indiana University Northwest

Indiana University Northwest

Gary, IN 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate85%
Acceptance Rate85%

IU Northwest Academics

Indiana University Northwest requires a minimum of 120 credits to complete a bachelor's degree.

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. IU Northwest accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, IU Northwest has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 38% of students who start college at IU Northwest finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

IU Northwest offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: IU Northwest may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Do I Have To Take At IU Northwest?

IU Northwest has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for IU Northwest.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with IU Northwest directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at IU Northwest

When choosing a major, IU Northwest students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at IU Northwest.

Student Designed Majors

IU Northwest allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

IU Northwest does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at IU Northwest

IU Northwest offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.


Frequently Asked Questions About Indiana University Northwest


Does IU Northwest Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ IU Northwest offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does IU Northwest Have An Online Program?

✅ IU Northwest has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does IU Northwest Give AP Credit?

✅ IU Northwest offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does IU Northwest Have An Honors Program?

✅ IU Northwest offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does IU Northwest Require Internships?

❌ IU Northwest studets are not required to complete an internship.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While IU Northwest does not require internships for students of any major, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.


Additional Information About Indiana University Northwest


Indiana University Northwest Library

The main library on campus is the John W. Anderson Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at IU Northwest

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

IU Northwest does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does IU Northwest have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

IU Northwest has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at IU Northwest include:

•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,460

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

85%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,941

Out-of-State

$21,301

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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