Indiana University-Northwest

Gary, Indiana


Address3400 Broadway
School TypePublic, 4-year or above


On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Indiana University-Northwest is a small public, 4-year college based in Gary, Indiana that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 2,182 students applied to Indiana University-Northwest. Of those students, 1,737 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Indiana University-Northwest was $6,727, in addition to fees of $617. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Indiana University-Northwest.

Indiana University-Northwest has a 34% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

Very High



The Indiana University-Northwest acceptance rate is 80%. To put this into perspective, 1,737 of the 2,182 students who applied to Indiana University-Northwest in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Indiana University-Northwest is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Indiana University-Northwest had an SAT score between the range of 910 and 1,100. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Indiana University-Northwest was between 18 and 23 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to Indiana University-Northwest as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend


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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Indiana University-Northwest, the tuition for in-state residents is $6,727. Combined with fees of $617, the $868 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $19,400 in tuition.

Students at Indiana University-Northwest are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Indiana University-Northwest was $5,182 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 48%.

Indiana University-Northwest Undergraduate Population

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Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio14:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Indiana University-Northwest.

Indiana University-Northwest has a good gender split, with 70% of undergraduates being female and 30% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Indiana residents; in fact, 97% of all students reside in Indiana. However, 3% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at Indiana University-Northwest is 14:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Indiana University-Northwest to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 33% students enroll at Indiana University-Northwest part-time; the other 2,641 students enrolled full-time.

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