Indiana University Northwest

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General Information

Admission Office

3400 Broadway

Hawthorn 100

Gary, IN 46408

(219) 980-6991

(800) 968-7486

Fax: (219) 981-4219

Contact: Linda Templeton

Director of Admissions
Main Address

3400 Broadway

Gary, IN 46408-1197

(219) 980-6500

Total undergrads: 4,168

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 768

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,974

Graduate enrollment: 626


Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 80%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 66%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Actuarial Science B
Business – General A,B
Labor/Personnel Relations A,B,C

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Data Processing Technology A,B,C


Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A,B

Foreign Language & Literature

French A,B
Spanish A,B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Assistance C
Dental Hygiene A
Health System Administration B
Medical Records Administration B
Medical Records Technology A
Nursing (RN) A,B
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Respiratory Therapy A


History – General A,B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A,B
Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology A,B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration A,B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A,B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology A,B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Indiana University-Northwest Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (219) 980-6501
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 3400 Broadway, Gary, IN 46408-1197
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 3,877
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 28%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,668 (43% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $7,527
Out-of-state Tuition: $19,978
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 85%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $7,889

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Indiana University-Northwest Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Indiana University-Northwest.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Architecture and Related Services 1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 21
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 4131
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 12
Education 73
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2
Health Professions and Related Programs 1281
History 11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 111
Mathematics and Statistics 11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 21
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 121
Social Sciences 41
Visual and Performing Arts 2
Grand total 1054413

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Indiana University-Northwest and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $7,527
Out-of-state $19,978
Books and supplies $1,110

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $7,896
Out-of-state $17,745

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 517 85%
Grant or scholarship aid 381 62% $7,889
Student loan aid 235 38% $5,443

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,118 60% $7,010
Federal student loans 1,535 43% $6,637

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Indiana University-Northwest. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Indiana University-Northwest students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,486 771 1,715
Percent admitted 100% 73% 75%
Percent admitted who enrolled 28% 28% 27%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Indiana University-Northwest Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 3,877
Undergraduate enrollment 3,454
Graduate enrollment 423

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Indiana University-Northwest Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
    • Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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