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.
|Parent University||Indiana University|
|Type Of University||Public|
|Total Student Enrollment||4,200|
|Total Graduate Enrollment||350|
|Basic Undergraduate Tuition Fee||20,373 USD|
|Annual Acceptance Rate (FALL 2018)||80%|
|Endowment (2018)||11,300,000 USD|
|Test Scores Accepted||SAT, GMAT, GRE, TOEFL, ACT|
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:
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.
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:
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
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 Description||Undergraduate (in USD)|
|Living and Miscellaneous Expenses (Approx)||11,543|
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:
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
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.
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|Average Cost of Attendance||$18,780 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||2 : 1|
|Indiana University Northwest Enrollment||7013|
|Average Graduation Rate||24.2%|
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
|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|
|North Central Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Medicine Programs||Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology|
|Dentistry Programs||American Dental Association|
|Nursing Programs||Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education|
|Nursing Programs||Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary