Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a premier metropolitan university dedicated to empowering transformational change in our students and in our community. We offer two campuses serving approximately 9,300 undergraduate and graduate students. At PNW, we value academic excellence, support growth, and celebrate diversity. PNW’s five colleges - Business, Engineering and Sciences, Humanities/Education/Social Sciences Nursing and Technology offer more than 70 areas of study for undergraduate and graduate students. We’re accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and we’re consistently recognized among the best regional universities in the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. PNW sits between Chicago’s skyscrapers and Lake Michigan’s sandy shores. You can have all the perks of a world-class city just a half hour drive away or enjoy the natural beauty of the Indiana Dunes National Park and Lake Michigan just 15 miles away.