General Information About Indiana University-Northwest
The mission of Indiana University Northwest, a regional campus of Indiana University, is to provide a high-quality and relevant education to the citizens of Northwest Indiana, the most diverse and industrialized area of the state. The institution strives to create a community dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge and intellectual development, leading to undergraduate and selected graduate degrees in the liberal arts, sciences and professional disciplines. The campus is strongly dedicated to the value of education, lifelong learning, diversity, celebration of cultures and opportunity for all, as well as to participating in the sustainable economic development of the region and of the state. Indiana University Northwest is committed to the health and well-being of the communities it serves. Shared Vision We, the students, faculty, staff, and alumni of IU Northwest, take pride in our unique identity as Indiana University serving the seven-county region of Northwest Indiana. As a student-centered campus, we commit ourselves to academic excellence characterized by a love of ideas and achievement in learning, discovery, creativity, and engagement. Because we value the complete richness of the human family, we embrace diversity in all its facets and aspire to the full nobility of our shared humanity. We interact in caring and competent ways to support individual and community aspirations and growth. We honor and value the contributions of all our members. We promote well-being through an attractive and convenient environment conducive to learning. Our graduates are prepared for life-long learning, ethical practices, successful careers, and effective citizenship. Indiana University Northwest collaborates and cooperates with other educational institutions, external partners, and the surrounding communities to enhance our overall quality of life.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army)
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- Weekend/evening college
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- On-campus day care for students' children
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- Post-master's certificate
- City: Small
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 1,707 Percent Admitted 79% Men Admitted 79% Women Admitted 79% Full Time Retention Rate 70%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 400 500 Math 390 510 Writing 380 490
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 16 22 English 15 21 Math 16 21
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 6,582 Native American 32.0 Asian 121.0 African American 1,509.0 Hispanic 787.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 3,416 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 144