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INDIANA UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST - [IUN], GARY, INDIANA

Gary, IndianaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1963Established Year
  5848Enrollment

Indiana University Northwest: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Aishwarya Bhatnagar Aishwarya Bhatnagar
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Indiana University (IU) Northwest is one of the eight campuses of Indiana University and was established in 1963. The 42-acre campus is located in Gary, Indiana and is very close to the Chicago city. IU Northwest is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission as an Academic Quality Improvement Program Institution.

IU Northwest ranks #117-#153 in Regional Universities Midwest Category, according to U.S News Ranking. Its campus offers more than 70-degree programs through flexible learning options across its 5 colleges. Also, more than 27,000 alumni are spread across the globe. 

Highlights

Parent UniversityIndiana University
Type Of UniversityPublic
Faculty Members153
Total Student Enrollment4,200
Total Graduate Enrollment350
Basic Undergraduate Tuition Fee20,373 USD
Annual Acceptance Rate (FALL 2018)80%
Endowment (2018)11,300,000 USD
Test Scores AcceptedSAT, GMAT, GRE, TOEFL, ACT
Official Websiteiun.edu

Campus

The 42-acre campus of IU Northwest is located 30 miles southeast of Chicago. Having a dedicated student centre and eight academic buildings including the latest ultramodern 45 million USD Arts and Science building. Facilities available within the campus include:

  • Savannah Centre: This centre provides facilities like bookstore, gymnasium, 320 seat auditorium, art gallery, and various other student services.
  • Moraine Student Center: This centre mainly houses a cafe for lunch and breakfast.
  • John W. Anderson Library Conference Centre: This library has nearly half a million books, individual study areas, free computer stations and also houses Center for Urban and Regional Excellence and a conference centre for meeting and events.
  • The IUN Health and Wellness Centre is also available to the campus community.

Housing Facilities/Residence

Indiana University Northwest is a commuter campus only and hence no On-Campus housing infrastructure is available, neither the college has any partnerships with apartment complexes of the area. Hence students enrolled here generally live at their homes or make living arrangements by themselves in the Northwest Indiana Area.

Programs, Faculties, and Divisions

IU Northwest offers more than 1,000 sections of programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Health and Human Services, School of Business and Economics, School Of Education and Medical Sciences.

Overseas Study Programmes and Summer Sessions are also available for enrolled students. Some of the academic programs offered at IU Northwest include:

  • Three Associate Degrees
  • 19 Certificate programs
  • 48 Bachelor's Degrees
  • 10 Master's Degree
  • 7 online degree programs

Application Process

All international applicants are required to complete the online application as an international applicant for admission. After applying an email is received with instructions to create an iStart account where documents can be uploaded, however actual documents are needed on campus arrival. The official transcripts may be mailed to:

Office of International Services 
Poplars 221, 400 E. Seventh Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47405
USA

  • Application and Document Submission Deadline: 
    • Fall: June 1 
    • Spring: October 1
  • Application Fee: 65 USD
  • Document Checklist for International Students: Official transcripts, immigration documentation and financial support documentation are required.
  • Standardized Test Scores: The following scores of one of the tests would be required depending upon the type of degree an applicant is applying for:
    • UG: ACT/SAT
    • PG: GRE/GMAT 
  • English Language Proficiency:TOEFL/IELTS score is required 

Cost of Attendance

Most degree programs require 15.5 credit hours per semester to graduate in the traditional timeline. Undergraduate students pay a flat rate for 12-18 credit hours while each additional credit hour is billed. Graduate student pays per credit hour and there is no flat rate.

As no housing facilities are provided within the campus, the living expenses indicated are just average living costs that are generally incurred by enrolled students. The fee estimates given below apply to international students only.

Fee DescriptionUndergraduate (in USD)
Tuition20,373
Living and Miscellaneous Expenses (Approx)11,543
Total Expenses31,916

Scholarship and Financial Aids

Numerous Scholarship Opportunities are provided to IU Northwest students based on academic merit, students interested in special degree programs, etc. Nearly 1 million USD worth scholarships are provided each year to incoming freshman and transfer students. The following scholarships are offered at IU Northwest for international students:

  • Chancellor’s Associates: Awarded to freshman ranked 1 or 2 in their high school. The award exempts tuition fees for 126 credit hours which is renewable with a 3.5 cumulative GPA.
  • Academic Scholarship: An amount of 2,000 USD per academic year is awarded.
    • Deadline: Admitted by December 1 and enrolled by June 1.
    • Eligibility: 3.5+ cumulative GPA and SAT score of 1170+ (or ACT score of 24+)
  • Chancellor’s Merit Scholarships: An amount of 1,000 USD per academic year is awarded.
    • Deadline: Admitted by December 1 and enrolled by June 1.
    • Eligibility: 3.0+ cumulative GPA and SAT score of 1080+ (or ACT score of 22+)

Work While you Study

Office of Career Services, in general, governs the work-study programs provided by the college.

Students who are citizens of the United States can apply for Federal Work-Study positions.

Other students can request access to Work-Study forms by contacting Career Services

Alumni Services

Many career tools are made available to IU Northwest alumni through the Career Connections portal. Through this portal, one can easily navigate career advancement resources available through IUN and IUN alumni association.

Seeking advice on transitioning careers, networking with IU Alumni or access to career coaching services are some of the facilities provided to alumni through Career Connections.

Notable Alumni:

Rudolph M. Clay, American Politician

Jeff Olan, Casting Director

Pete Visclosky, U.S. Representative

Mara Candelaria Reardon, U.S. Representative

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Indiana University Northwest Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population7013
FAFSA Code001815
Application Cost$35
Accreditation NCA
Average Cost of Attendance$18,780 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-71- -
IELTS-6- -
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score9928901093 75%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing502450553-
Mathematics490440540-
ACTCheck Detailed Score201722 36%
English191622-
Mathematics201623-

Indiana University Northwest Acceptance Rate

74.4%

Acceptance Rate

1749

Total Applicants

7013

Total Enrolled

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Female

34.4%

Male

65.6%

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Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program74.4%
Total Applicants8793
Total Enrolled6545
Graduate
Graduate Programs74.4%
Total Applicants629
Total Enrolled468

Indiana University Northwest Enrollment

Enrollment
Indiana University Northwest Enrollment7013
Undergraduate Enrollment6545
Graduate Enrollment468
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate24.2%

Attendance Cost

$18,780

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$18,780 / Year
Post Graduate Program$20,760 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,176 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$7,284 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$3,926 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$3,798 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$3,926 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Medicine ProgramsJoint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Dentistry ProgramsAmerican Dental Association
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing ProgramsAccreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
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Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
498219882994-
+1-219- 980-6991
TELEPHONE
+1-888-968-7486
TOLL FREE
3400 Broadway, IN 46408
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Super Market

ALDI1.42 Km
Fresh County Market2.57 Km
Family Dollar4.06 Km
Save-A-Lot4.1 Km
Save More Foods4.15 Km
Westside Foods of Gary INC4.17 Km
Strack & Van Til5.34 Km
Merrillville Supermarket7.98 Km
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Shopping Mall

Gary Iron1.8 Km
Smoke and more3.35 Km
City Mall Shopping Center3.95 Km
Inbox Outlet5.36 Km
Broadway Place5.4 Km
Crossroad Plaza Shopping Center5.65 Km
Ridge Plaza Shopping Center6.1 Km
Commons6.53 Km
Central Shopping Center7.42 Km
North Ridge Center7.75 Km
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Airport

Garie NDB GY 2361.93 Km
Police Heliport3.74 Km
Northwest Family Hospital Heliport4.97 Km
Legit Rides LLC6.24 Km
Hobart Sky Ranch Airport-3HO6.25 Km

Book Store

Harvest Lighthouse Christian Bookstore3.91 Km
Big Book Legacy Group6.64 Km
Green Door7.36 Km
Indie Indie Bang Bang7.57 Km

Bus Station

Bus Terminal - 100 West 4th Avenue4.85 Km
Gary5.22 Km
Gary, IN (Greyhound Terminal)16.83 Km

Train Station

Adam Benjamin JR Metro Center5.27 Km
Gary/Chicago Airport7.19 Km

*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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