Graduate Programs Overview

Purdue University Northwest is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Hammond, Indiana. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $6,457 for Indiana residents and $11,633 for other students in average.

It offers thirty-seven graduate programs: 21 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 8 Post-Bachelor's, 6 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NamePurdue University Northwest
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address2200 169th Street, Hammond, IN
Graduate School Students900 students
194 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$6,457
Out-of-State$11,633
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 37 Graduate Programs
21 Master's, 6 Doctorate, 14 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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 $6,457 and $11,633 for non-Indiana residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $316 for Indiana residents and $570 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$6,068$11,244
Fees$389$389
Cost per Credit$316$570
Books & Supplies$1,500
Room & Board$7,821 (On-Campus) / $7,941 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,044 (On-Campus) / $4,753 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$19,822$24,998
Off-Campus Total$20,651$25,827
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2021)
2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$6,115$6,193$6,244$6,457
Out-of-State$13,045$13,212$11,250$11,633

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Purdue University Northwest offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 37 major areas - 20 Master's (3 online programs), 1 Doctorate , 7 Post-Bachelor', 5 Post-Master'(1 online programs). 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
Total342-325
Men146-201
Women196-124
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
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Engineering
Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
Work and Family Studies
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Business
Communication and Journalism
Engineering
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering

Graduate Student Population

Total 10,006 students enrolled in Purdue University Northwest including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 900 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 357 male and 543 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 328 full-time and 572 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 194 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 146 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total900
Men Students357
Women Students543
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total900
Full-time Students328
Part-time Students572
By race/ethnicity 478 White, 59 Black, and 24 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
Total900
American Indian /
Native American
2
Asian24
Black59
Hispanic103
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
4
White478
Two or more races12
Un-Known14
15 students are younger than 22 and 183 students are older than 65. The school has 482 students aged between 22 and 30 and 220 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total900
21 & Under15
22-24256
25-29226
30-34131
35-3989
40 & Over183
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, 194 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 146 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment900
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses194
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses146
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses560
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses194
Indiana Resident133
Other State In U.S.61
Outside of U.S.0


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