The Office of Admissions' goal is to make your application process as simple and seamless as possible. Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 8am - 5pm.
The Region's University
Indiana University Northwest is a place like no other. We offer the prestige of an IU education on a diverse, vibrant campus, and a caring community committed to your success.
Find Your Path
Whether you’ve never set foot on a college campus, or you started your educational journey elsewhere, IU northwest welcomes you with open arms.
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.
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).
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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Students that have received an acceptance letter from the Office of Admissions. Declare your intent and complete next steps.
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 homeschool, nontraditional students such as adult learners and veterans also play a prominent role in shaping campus life.
Visit IU Northwest
The best way to experience IU Northwest is to visit. Tour campus, meet current students, and learn about our academic programs and services. We're conveniently located in Gary, Indiana, only a few blocks off the interstate and within 30 miles of Chicago.
Pay For College
IU Northwest is committed to making your education meaningful and affordable. Learn More »
Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)
We offer reduced out-of-state rates for students from Illinois and other nearby states.
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