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Indiana University Northwest Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 24th 2019By -  Sugandhi Sood

Admissions at Indiana University Northwest have been moderately selective for 2018 admissions. The Fall admissions for 2017-2018 at Indiana University Northwest recorded an acceptance rate of 74%, where the minimum GPA of all the admitted students was 3.01.

Admissions are offered during the Spring, Summer, and Fall seasons. Out of all three academic sessions, the Fall session witnesses the highest number of admissions.

  • Application fee of 60 USD is uniform for all the undergraduate and graduate admissions.
  • International applicants must provide proof of available finances.
  • International applicants must pay the application fee via international credit or debit cards.


Application PortalUG: Apply IU
PG: IU Northwest Online Graduate Admission Application
Application Fee (non-refundable)UG/PG: 60 USD
Acceptance Rate74%
Average SAT Score1015
Average ACT Score20
Mode of PaymentCredit/Debit card
Academic CalendarSemester-based 
Intake SeasonsFall, Spring, and Summer
Financial AidGrants, loans, and scholarships

Indiana University Northwest Admission Deadlines

Indiana University Northwest is very strict regarding the application deadlines. Applicants who fail to submit their applicants before the deadline will have to re-apply for the next session.

The priority deadlines for undergraduate programs are given below:

  • Fall semester: June 1
  • Spring semester: October 1
  • Summer semester: February 1

The admission applications for graduate programs are accepted on a rolling basis for all three sessions.

Indiana University Northwest International Admissions

At Indiana University Northwest, international applicants have the same process as the domestic applicants. However, international applicants have to meet some additional requirements

Admission Checklist for International Students

  • Admission application and fee
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 on a 40 scale
  • Official transcripts from the previously attended institution(s)
  • Evidence of English proficiency
  • Evidence of financial documentation

English Proficiency Test Score for International Students

Prior to admissions, applicants whose native language is not English, are required to demonstrate English language proficiency. Indiana University Northwest accepts the following test and scores for the same.

Test NameMinimum Required Score

Applicants must note that exceptions regarding language proficiency are made on a case-by-case basis.

Indiana University Northwest Undergraduate Admissions

Indiana University Northwest offers more than 50 undergraduate programs in Arts and Science fields. Applicants seeking admission in any one of the programs must check the university guidelines before applying.

To apply for an undergraduate program, applicants must use the Apply IU application portal. Along with the application form, applicants are also required to submit the 60 USD application fee.

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Admissions

Applicants are required to submit the following documents at the time of application:

  • Official High school transcripts or GED test results
  • SAT or ACT score
  • Recommendations
  • Essay

Applicants may increase their chance of admission be fulfilling the following requirements:

  • At least have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Graduating high school with good class rank.

At the time of application, it is not mandatory to declare an undergraduate major. Those applicants who are undecided about the specific major can mark “Explanatory” on their application.

SAT/ACT Score Requirements

For undergraduate programs, applicants are required to submit SAT or ACT scores. The obtained scores must be sent directly from the testing agency.

Test Name25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-based Reading and Writing460560
SAT Math450540
ACT Composite1823
ACT English 1624
ACT Math1723

Note: Indiana University Northwest has the provision of super scoring.

Indiana University Northwest Graduate Admissions

Presently, Indiana University of Northwest offers graduate programs to only domestic applicants.

Prospective applicants may apply through the IU Northwest Online Graduate Admission Application. The application fee of 60 USD is the same for all the programs. To apply for any graduate programs, the applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Some of the graduate programs offered at Indiana University Northwest are given below:

  • Master of Business Administration- Weeknight and weekend course
  • MS Educational Leadership
  • MSCC Clinical Counseling
  • Master of Liberal Studies

After submitting the application, each applicant needs to create an IU computing account. This will help the applicants to track their application status and the To Do List.

Indiana University Northwest does not have any specific deadlines for decision notification. Therefore, the applicants are advised to submit their applications before the priority deadlines.

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