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Purdue University Northwest

Hammond, IN 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate41%
Acceptance Rate41%

About Purdue University Northwest

Purdue University Northwest is a public, state institution in the city of Hammond, Indiana. Purdue University Northwest was founded in 2016. The college enrolls around 7,187 students per year, including 6,437 undergraduate students.

Purdue University Northwest Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Purdue University Northwest. The acceptance rate at Purdue University Northwest is 41%. Out of 3,645 applications received in 2022, 1,512 students were offered admission.

Purdue University Northwest Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 41%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.2
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 38%

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Purdue University Northwest is locatedin the city of Hammond, Indiana, near the city of Chicago.

If you want to see Purdue University Northwest for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 80/94 to Hammond, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Chicago Midway, O'Hare International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Purdue University Northwest and Hammond are like without leaving home.

College Info

2200 169th Street Hammond, IN 46323-2094

Campus Setting: Urban

Purdue University Northwest Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Purdue University Northwest is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Purdue University Northwest is Aug 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Purdue University Northwest SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

480 - 570


Reading SAT Range

480 - 580

Purdue University Northwest Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Purdue University Northwest is like? There are approximately 7,187 students enrolled at Purdue University Northwest, including 6,437 undergraduate students and 750 graduate students. 73% percent of students attend school full-time, 87% percent are from IN and 13% percent of students are from other states.


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