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Purdue University Northwest

Hammond, IN 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate73%

About Purdue University Northwest

Purdue University Northwest is a public, state university in the city of Hammond, Indiana. Purdue University Northwest was founded in 2016. The college enrolls around 12,987 students per year, including 6,126 undergrads.

Purdue University Northwest Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Purdue University Northwest. In 2022, Purdue University Northwest accepted 73% of applicants. In 2022, 4,129 out of 5,670 total applicants were accepted.

Purdue University Northwest Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 73%
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 50%

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

If you would like 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.

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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.

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Purdue University Northwest SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

470 - 580


Reading SAT Range

480 - 590

Purdue University Northwest Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Purdue University Northwest is like? There are approximately 12,987 students enrolled at Purdue University Northwest, including 6,126 undergraduate students and 6,861 graduate students. 77% percent of students attend school full-time, 85% percent are from IN and 15% percent of students are from other states.


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