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Purdue Northwest Demographics & Diversity

Hammond, Indiana

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Not Available

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 28% more female students than male students enrolled at Purdue University Northwest with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Purdue Northwest has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Purdue University Northwest students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for Purdue University Northwest students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,910
Women 5,001

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Purdue Northwest serves a very low number of students outside of Indiana, with 87 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Purdue University Northwest students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 87%
Out of State 13%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
Not Available

41% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 0%
Part time Undergrads 0%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=490805 IPEDS survey data for Purdue University Northwest.