IU Northwest Overview


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Located in Gary, Indiana, Indiana University Northwest is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.

In the most recent statistical year 1,573 prospective students applied, and 1,247 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 652 enrolled in the school.  3,051 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,797 attend part time.  In-state tuition for 2016/2017, excluding room and board, is $6,478 plus fees of $595.

IU Northwest is ranked 1275 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2016 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Graduation Rate

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. The following statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Indiana University Northwest. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Indiana University Northwest is worse than average in terms of graduating students.

4 Years

8% Received a Bachelor Degree in 4 years

5 Years

18% Received a Bachelor Degree in 5 years

6 Years

23% Received a Bachelor Degree in 6 years

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=151360 IPEDS survey data for Indiana University Northwest.