Indiana University - Northwest Overview
Indiana University - Northwest is a public institution situated in Gary, Indiana. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.
What Is Indiana University - Northwest Known For?
- The master's degree is the highest award offered at IU Northwest.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 51% of the faculty were full-time.
Indiana University - Northwest Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at IU Northwest.
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Where Is Indiana University - Northwest?
Contact details for IU Northwest are given below.
|Address:||3400 Broadway, Gary, IN 46408-1197|
How Do I Get Into IU Northwest?
You can apply to IU Northwest online at: https://uisapp2.iu.edu/sisad-prd/p/Guest.do?methodToCall=start&inst=IUNWA&career=UGRD
Admission Requirements for IU Northwest
|High School GPA||recommended|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into IU Northwest?
Approximately 33% of accepted students are men and 67% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 73%, and the acceptance rate for women is 75%.
Average Test Scores
About 75% of students accepted to IU Northwest submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 450 and 553. Math scores were between 440 and 540.
Can I Afford Indiana University - Northwest?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At IU Northwest, approximately 43% of students took out student loans averaging $5,454 a year. That adds up to $21,816 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at IU Northwest is 9.7%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Indiana University - Northwest Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 423 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,515 full-time undergraduates at IU Northwest, 29% are male and 71% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Indiana University - Northwest students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||343|
|Hispanic or Latino||672|
Indiana students aren't the only ones who study at Indiana University - Northwest. At this time, 2 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 138 countries are represented at IU Northwest. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.
Online Learning at Indiana University - Northwest
The following chart shows how the online learning population at IU Northwest has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 36th most popular in Indiana for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of IU Northwest
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Indiana University - Northwest was 13.5%. This is the #1,128 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at IU Northwest regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of IU Northwest majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Allied Health Professions||27%|
|Biological & Biomedical Sciences||12%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||3%|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||13%|
|Human Resource Management||38%|
|Mathematics & Statistics||75%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at IU Northwest ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at IU Northwest.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Human Resource Management||#55|
|Business, Management & Marketing||#436|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Indiana University - Northwest Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Lord dumbello under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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