Graduate Program Overview

Purdue University Northwest is a four-years, public school located in Hammond, Indiana. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $6,303 for Indiana residents and $11,356 for out-of-state students. It offers thirty-three (33) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NamePurdue University Northwest
TypeFour-years, Public
Address2200 169th Street, Hammond, IN
Graduate School Students824 students
225 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$6,303
Student to Faculty20:1 (5.00%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 33 Graduate Programs
20 Master's, 1 Doctorate, 12 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Purdue University Northwest with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Indiana residents, the tuition & fees are $6,303 and $11,356 for non-Indiana residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $314 for Indiana residents and $565 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$314$565
Books & Supplies$1,500
Room & Board$7,985 (On-Campus) / $8,020 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,063 (On-Campus) / $4,779 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$19,851$24,904
Off-Campus Total$20,602$25,655
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Purdue University Northwest offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 33 major areas - 20 Master's , 1 Doctorate , 7 Post-Bachelor', 5 Post-Master'. 354 students have been conferred Master's degree and 26 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Engineering Technology
Work and Family Studies
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature

Graduate Student Population

Total 9,363 students enrolled in Purdue University Northwest including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 824 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 254 male and 570 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 266 full-time and 558 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 225 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 218 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students254
Women Students570
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students266
Part-time Students558
By race/ethnicity 467 White, 69 Black, and 26 Asian students are attending at Purdue University Northwest. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races13
5 students are younger than 22 and 194 students are older than 65. The school has 405 students aged between 22 and 30 and 220 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under5
40 & Over194
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Purdue University Northwest, 225 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 218 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment824
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses225
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses218
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses381
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses225
Indiana Resident0
Other State In U.S.97
Outside of U.S.0

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