Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a public university with two campuses in Northwest Indiana, one in Hammond, and another in Westville. It is part of the Purdue University system and offers more than 70 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to approximately 9,400 students with more than 64,000 alumni. In Westville, our beautiful 269-acre rural campus is just an hour’s drive from Chicago and 40 minutes from South Bend. Located just 15 miles from Indiana Dunes National Park, PNW’s rural branch campus is a great place to start your journey to a degree—or to complete some of Purdue University Northwest’s most popular programs. Explore how you can enjoy hands-on learning and connect with professors who care, all in a beautiful setting.