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Indiana University-Northwest
Indiana University-Northwest 3400 Broadway Gary, IN 46408 Phone: (219) 980-6500
  • 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.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army)
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • 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.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • 1-2 years certificate
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Post-master's certificate
    Campus Setting
    • 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

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