Purdue University Northwest Graduate Schools

Purdue University Northwest (referred to as Purdue Northwest) is a Public, 4 years school located in Hammond, IN. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Purdue University Northwest is $6,303 for Indiana residents and $11,356 for out-of-state students. The school has 900 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,473 including undergraduate students.

Purdue University Northwest Graduate School Overview

Purdue University Northwest (referred to as Purdue Northwest) is a Public, 4 years school located in Hammond, IN. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1969 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Purdue Northwest Directory Information
School NamePurdue University Northwest (Purdue Northwest)
Address2200 169th Street, Hammond, IN 46323
Phone219-989-2400
Webhttps://www.pnw.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.pnw.edu/apply-now
Financial Infohttps://admissions.pnw.edu/financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Purdue University Northwest is $6,303 for Indiana residents and $11,356 for out-of-state students. The school has 900 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,473 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 33 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 4 programs are available online classes.
Purdue Northwest Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$11,356
$6,303 for Indiana Residents
Student Population900
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs33 graduate programs
(4 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Purdue University Northwest is $6,303 for Indiana residents and $11,356 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $314 for Indiana residents and $565 for out-of-state students. Purdue University Northwest offers the alternative tuition plans.
Purdue Northwest 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Indiana Residents$6,303
Out-of-State$11,356
Tuition per Credit Hour
Indiana Residents$314
Out-of-State$565
Purdue University Northwest offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Purdue Northwest
Distance Learning (Online Classes)4 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Purdue University Northwest is $6,303 for Indiana residents and $11,356 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -2.38% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 16, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Indiana ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$5,746$369$12,676$369
2018-2019$5,820$373$12,839$373
2019-2020$5,868$376$10,874$376
2020-2021$6,068$389$11,244$389
2021-2022$5,923$380$10,976$380
The graduate school tuition & fees of Purdue Northwest is inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Indiana. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,187 and the Indiana graduate tuition is $19,198 (public) / $20,311 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Purdue University Northwest$6,303$11,356
All Graduate Schools$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Indiana Graduate Schools$8,536$19,578
Public$8,536$19,198
Private$20,311
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $12,764 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Purdue University Northwest. On-campus living costs are increased by 1.54% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $12,799. Off-campus living costs are increased by 0.83% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Costs
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$7,597$5,868$7,520$6,541
2018-2019$7,640$6,040$7,678$6,726
2019-2020$7,765$6,134$7,800$6,831
2020-2021$7,821$4,044$7,941$4,753
2021-2022$7,985$4,063$8,020$4,779
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $314 for Indiana residents and $565 for other students at Purdue University Northwest. The graduate tuition per credit hour are decreased by -2.42% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Indiana ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$307$655
2018-2019$311$664
2019-2020$316$570
2020-2021$322$579
2021-2022$314$565

Graduate Programs at Purdue Northwest

Purdue University Northwest offers 33 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 379 students have completed their study at Purdue University Northwest.
Offered Degrees at Purdue University Northwest
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree203342
Doctor's degree - other100
Post Bachelor's Degree7032
Post Master's Degree515
Total334379
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Purdue University Northwest by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Engineering/Industrial Management program with 16 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 72 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Nursing Practice program with 0 completers.
Purdue University Northwest offers 33 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 379 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 342 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 32 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 5 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Computer Science11-
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation1-
Education [+] (2 completers) 46 completers-
Education46-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Engineering [+] 62 completers-
Engineering14-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering27-
Mechanical Engineering21-
Engineering Technology [+] (2 completers) 39 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Engineering/Industrial Management39-
Work and Family Studies [+] 10 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Human Development and Family Studies10-
English Language And Literature [+] 4 completers-
English Language and Literature4-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences12-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 0 completers-
Mathematics0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 43 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse43-
Business [+] 96 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management72$81,100
Accounting24-
History [+] 4 completers-
History4-
Total342
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Nursing Practice0-
Total0
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering [+] 3 completers-
Engineering (other)3-
Engineering Technology [+] 16 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Engineering/Industrial Management16-
Work and Family Studies [+] 2 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Child Care and Support Services Management2-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences1-
Business [+] 10 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management10-
Operations Management and Supervision0-
Management Information Systems and Services (other)0-
Total32
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Art Therapy/Therapist1-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing0-
Clinical Nurse Specialist1-
Nursing Education0-
Total5

Graduate Student Population at Purdue Northwest

For academic year 2021-2022, total 824 students enrolled into Purdue University Northwest graduate schools where it has total 10,473 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 266 full-time and 558 part-time graduate students. By gender, 254 male and 570 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total824254570
Full-time266123143
Part-tme558131427
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 467 White (56.67%), 69 Black/African American (8.37%), 77 Hispanic (9.34%), 26 Asian (3.16%), and 185 students with other races. 152 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total824254570
American Indian/Native American000
Asian261511
Black/African American691356
Hispanic772948
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander321
White467103364
Two More13112
Un-Known17512
Non-resident Alien1528666
Purdue University Northwest offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 225 graduate students (27.31% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 218 graduate students (26.46% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total824
Enrolled Online Exclusively225
Enrolled Some Online Courses218
Not in Online Courses381

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