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Indiana University Northwest

Gary, IN 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate80%

IU Northwest Academics

Indiana University Northwest requires at least 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

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

NOTE: Around 38% of students who start college at Indiana University Northwest graduate within six years.

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Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

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

Which Courses Will I Take At Indiana University Northwest?

Indiana University 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, but there is a math and science requirement.

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

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

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

Majors at Indiana University Northwest

When choosing a major, Indiana University Northwest students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Indiana University Northwest.Indiana University 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. Indiana University Northwest false.Indiana University 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 require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Indiana University Northwest

Does Indiana University Northwest Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ Indiana University 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 Indiana University Northwest Offer Online Classes?

✅ Indiana University Northwest true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Indiana University Northwest Give AP Credit?

✅ Indiana University Northwest true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Indiana University Northwest Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at Indiana University Northwest, check with the school directly. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Indiana University Northwest.

Does Indiana University Northwest Require Internships?

❌ Indiana University 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 Indiana University 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.

Dual Degree Programs at Indiana University Northwest

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

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


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 Indiana University Northwest have any ROTC programs?

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

Indiana University 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 Indiana University Northwest include:

•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

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