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Colleges / Indiana University Northwest

IU Northwest Student Life

IU Northwest is on a 44-acre campus in a suburban setting in Gary, Indiana, not far from Chicago. There are many activities and organizations for IU Northwest students to participate in – theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

IU Northwest also has fraternities and sororities.

IU Northwest has a thriving Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at IU Northwest include Student Ambassadors, Art Club, Modern Languages Club.

IU Northwest students' favorite campus events are Back2School Week, Communication Week and Health Fair.

IU Northwest Housing

IU Northwest does not offer housing.

All IU Northwest students live off campus IU Northwest does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

IU Northwest Athletics

At IU Northwest there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at IU Northwest:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Golf Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Tennis Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Cross Country Running Club Teams Club Teams Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Basketball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Is IU Northwest Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Indiana University Northwest is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The IU Northwest campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

IU Northwest offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.

Plan a Visit to IU Northwest

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to IU Northwest, take Interstate 65 to Gary, IN. If you need to fly, book your flight to Midway International Airport airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Indiana you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore IU Northwest's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

IU Northwest Students

72%

Women

28%

Men

73%

Full Time

27%

Part Time

96%

In State

4%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

50%

26%

15%

4%

3%

1%

1%

0.09%

0.06%

Undergraduate Students

3,414

Graduate Students

387

Non-Resident / International Students

18

IU Northwest Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,801

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

82%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,715

Out-of-State

$20,574

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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