Indiana University-Northwest

Gary, IN, USA
3.17 Average Rating

Just a few miles from the Indiana/Illinois border, Indiana University-Northwest is a regional campus of IU located in the industrial city of Gary, IN. While IU-Northwest is affiliated with The Hoosier State’s biggest public university, it maintains a personal touch with nearly half of its classes featuring less than 20 students. IU-Northwest encourages its students to partner with the local community.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

0
100
76%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
98%
Out-Of-State Students
3%
50%
Submitting ACT
64%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 20
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 928
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
5,591
Total Number of Undergrads
5,244
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
48%
20-39 Students
41%
40-99 Students
8%
0
100
9%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
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100
29%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$8,549
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$7,207
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$19,038
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1176

Aid & Grants

0
100
67%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
64%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,985
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
64%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,639
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$4,070

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
44%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$5,515
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$12,632
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$259
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
34%
66%
Student Organizations
61
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
RedHawks
School Colors
Black/Crimson/Cream
Varsity Athletics Association
NAIA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$39,500
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What Students Are Saying

3.17 Average Rating
Indiana University has a beautiful campus. It is a perfect size. The staff is great and helpful.
Juanna from Gary, IN
It's a good school! I also met so many new people and the staff and students there are really nice! They help you in whatever you may need help with.
Perla from Schererville, IN
Indiana University Northwest is a school with arms opened wide. IUN is willing to help you whenever you need it. You will feel at home at IUN, and I rate it a 10 out of 10.
Jose from Porer, IN