Purdue University Northwest Rankings

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In the World#4862 of 14178
In North America#1326 of 2629
In the United States#1249 of 2528
In Indiana#31 of 55
In Hammond#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
29%
Average SAT
1070
Average ACT
21
Aid receiving
82%
Undergraduates
9,106
Graduates
900
Male:Female Ratio
43:57
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
pnw.edu

Purdue University Northwest Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate29%33%25%
Applicants5,6702,3683,302
Admissions1,620779841
Freshmen enrolled full time1,207594613
Freshmen enrolled part time28199

2,542 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,350 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
998 or 81%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 980
or below

75% of them
had 1160
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Purdue University Northwest are 980-1160 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
342 or 28%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Purdue University Northwest are 18-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White5858 (59%)
Hispanic1961 (20%)
Black or African American978 (10%)
Nonresident Alien476 (5%)
Asian295 (3%)
Two or more races276 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown131 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander11 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native8 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,253
Students receiving aid
82%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$6,803$5,868
Tuition in-state$6,803$5,868
Tuition out-of-state$13,254$10,874
Fee in-district$739$376
Fee in-state$739$376
Fee out-of-state$739$376

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity744
Room charge$5,595

Purdue University Northwest Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin657
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse12549
Business Administration and Management, General7482
Speech Communication and Rhetoric8112
Mechanical Engineering8013
Biology & Biological Sciences, General7516
Accounting6117
Elementary Education and Teaching77
Electrical and Electronics Engineering4721
Engineering & Industrial Management1552
Psychology, General66
Mechanical Engineering & Mechanical Technology & Technician61
Education, General46
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General44
English Language and Literature, General346
Marketing & Marketing Management, General40
Finance, General39
Sociology39
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General37
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician35
Hospitality Administration & Management, General35
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies33
Information Technology31
Computer Science199
Civil Engineering, General26
Construction Engineering Technology & Technician25
Electromechanical Technology & Electromechanical Engineering Technology25
Human Development and Family Studies, General175
Computer Graphics20
Behavioral Sciences16
History, General131
Mathematics, General104
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies13
Chemistry, General11
Political Science and Government, General11
Computer Systems Analysis & Analyst11
Computer Engineering, General11
Organizational Leadership10
Early Childhood Education and Teaching9
Social Work8
Engineering, General8
Secondary Education and Teaching7
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General7
Business & Commerce, General7
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General7
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other6
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist4
Nursing Practice4
Physics, General3
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies & Technicians, Other2
Philosophy2
Physical Sciences2
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management1
Grand Total22,0873414
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate38%37%38%
  • Full-time retention rate - 67%
  • Part-time retention rate - 41%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,811
Citations
98,100

Publication count by topic

Psychology
243
Computer science
242
Physics
228
Engineering
176
Mathematics
111
Medicine
103
Materials science
96
Sociology
71
Biology
59
Business
57
Chemistry
55
Economics
54
Political science
38
History
21
Environmental science
19
Geography
18
Philosophy
14
Geology
11
Art
11

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Physics52440,095
Political science1269546
Sociology13221,050
Psychology14545,217
History145741
Art152425
Mathematics17282,505
Engineering17521,565
Computer science19142,817
Philosophy21489
Business2242465
Geology2569131
Materials science26441,290
Medicine27141,408
Economics2715203
Biology31121,373
Environmental science3190188
Geography339867
Chemistry3688651

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19902065
19912485
199227111
199322105
199414144
199528161
199625156
199721159
199822181
199919163
200023204
200126202
200238288
200352281
200437355
200552410
200655567
200748699
200892736
20091141673
20101533879
20111274900
2012905771
20131165929
2014975122
2015855483
2016765251
2017204706
201854143
201963956

General info

Alternative namesPurdue Northwest
PNW
Founded2016
WikipediaPurdue University Northwest
Colorsblack, old gold
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff1,103
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address2200 169th Street
Hammond, Indiana, 46323
United States
City population81,000
Phone2199892400
Fax+1 (219) 989 2581

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