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Indiana University Northwest is a public institution that was founded in 1948. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,421, its setting is city, and the campus size is 38 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Indiana University Northwest's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $6,626 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $17,477 (2012-13).
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IU Northwest Mission
Whether you're just finishing high school or thinking about college to advance your career, Indiana University Northwest offers you the opportunity to earn a prestigious IU degree that is respected throughout Indiana, the nation, and the world.
As part of the Indiana University system, IU Northwest provides all the services and opportunities of a large university combined with the advantages and atmosphere of a small college.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to Indiana University Northwest, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Indiana University Northwest is $35. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 76.1 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||76.1%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Indiana University Northwest is 16:1, and the school has 35.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Indiana University Northwest include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities; Education; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 66.5 percent.
Indiana University Northwest has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,421, with a gender distribution of 31.2 percent male students and 68.8 percent female students. Indiana University Northwest is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Indiana University Northwest offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, and health insurance. Indiana University Northwest also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, and lighted pathways/sidewalks. Of the students at Indiana University Northwest, 99 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Indiana University Northwest.
|Students who have cars on campus||99%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Indiana University Northwest, 76.0 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $6,491.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$6,626 (2012-13)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$17,477 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||N/A|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data