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Fulfill your PromiseĀ 

The campus is home to a diverse body of students, faculty and staff. Besides our core of traditional students who arrive as freshmen straight out of high school or home school, nontraditional students such as adult learners and veterans also play a prominent role in shaping campus life. 

At IU Northwest, we promise that you will learn from a faculty of leading experts and award-winning educators.  The majority of our faculty have attained the highest degrees in their chosen fields, making contributions to some of the world’s top academic journals, receiving prestigious research grants, and exhibiting their art in internationally acclaimed galleries.

You will learn from a faculty of leading experts and award-winning educators

Determine your applicant type below.

Undergraduate Applicants

You expect to graduate from high school during the current school year or have earned a High School Equivalency Diploma (GED)/Core 40 Diploma and have earned no more than 12 hours of college credit after high school graduation. 


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Graduate Applicants

You have completed an undergraduate (i.e. Bachelors) degree, and you would like to pursue a master's program at IU Northwest.  Some graduate course programs are available online, face-to-face, and a combination of online and face-to-face (hybrid courses).


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Transfer Students

You have earned more than 12 credit hours at a non-Indiana University campus and want to receive a IU Bachelor’s degree at IU Northwest on-campus or online.


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Intercampus Applicants

You are attending or have attended another Indiana University campus within the past 12 months as a degree-seeking student and now intend to enroll at IU Northwest as degree seeking.


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Adult Students

You want to go back to school to earn a college degree, while managing a family, work responsibilities, and community commitments.  You have not earned more than 12 hours of college credit after high school graduation.


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Returning Students

If it has been LESS than a calendar year since you last attended IU Northwest, and you have NOT attended another college or university. Log into your One.IU.EDU Student Center account and register.

Students with more than a year, learn how to apply.


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Guest Students

Students are those who want to enroll for a limited period of time and do not plan to pursue a degree.

This includes:

  • Want to enroll for a limited period of time and do not plan to pursue a degree.
  • Are taking a class for personal interest
  • Are visiting from another college or university
  • Are preparing for further education or improving job related skills

International Applicants

Categories of International Students include students who require a visa to be in the United States, as well as students who do not require a visa, but may have completed some or all of their education in a country outside of the United States.


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High School Students

College-bound juniors and seniors have many opportunities to earn college credit while still in high school.


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Admitted Students

Students that have received an acceptance letter from the Office of Admissions. Declare your intent and complete next steps.


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