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Purdue University Northwest

B-

Rating

Public

Type

12,578

Students

$13,730

Tuition

29%

Acceptance

#170

Ranking

Large Suburb

Campus Setting

Hammond, IN

2200 169th Street, Hammond, IN 46323

Purdue University Northwest is a large public institution located in Hammond, IN ranked 16th in Indiana. It has a total of 11,409 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, accepting 28.57% of applicants. Purdue University Northwest offers 109 different majors and is best known for its Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies, Electrical Engineering Technologies, and Computer Graphics programs (nationally ranked 5th, 8th, and 9th respectively). With an annual tuition of $7,047 for in-state students and $13,730 for those from out-of-state, Purdue University Northwest is relatively affordable. 38.9% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, working.

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Cost

$14,495/Year
Above Average

Purdue University Northwest

$14,495

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$29,894/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$24,184/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

29%Acceptance
Moderately Selective

Purdue University Northwest

29%

National

69%
Sat

980 - 1160

81% of students submit

Admissions Yield

76%

ACT

18 - 24

28% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$25

Students

11,409Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

1,121

Part-Time

51
Male

42%

In-state

83%

Female

58%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

24%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
27% Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin7% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse6% Business Administration and Management, General60% Others

27% Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin

7% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

6% Business Administration and Management, General

60% Others

Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin

27%

657 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

7%

174 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

6%

156 Graduates

Speech Communication and Rhetoric

4%

94 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

4%

93 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

4%

92 Graduates

Accounting

3%

78 Graduates

Elementary Education and Teaching

3%

77 Graduates

Academics

B-
Professors
StudentsProfessors17:117:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

17

Number of Library Books

203,808

Academic Spend per Student

$9,425

Full-time Retention Rate

69%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

-/Year

Purdue University Northwest

-

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

-

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

0%

Median Earnings

-

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

38%