Please Note: Alert regarding coronavirus

We want to keep our visitors updated with the latest information regarding the IU Northwest response to COVID-19. IU Northwest is postponing all previously scheduled and new visits and events at this time. 

Until you are able to join us on campus, we invite you to review the information available on our website, including our virtual tour or custom viewbook.  Also, feel free to schedule a phone appointment online.  For more information regarding IU’s planning and response to COVID-19, please visit

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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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.

For Ivy Tech Students, follow the link below.

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

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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.

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Financial Aid and Scholarships

Scholarships, grants, and other forms of available aid.

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Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)

We offer reduced out-of-state rates for students from Illinois and other nearby states.

IU Northwest Tuition and Fees

All you need to know about what an IU Northwest education will cost.

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Important Dates and Deadlines

Oct. 1FAFSA application for the 2020-21 school year opens up

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Nov. 15Deadline for Seniors to complete their IU Northwest RaiseMe Scholarship Profile

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Dec. 1 Freshman Scholarship Priority Deadline (students must be admitted for priority consideration)

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