Indiana University Northwest

Indiana University Northwest is a regional university campus in the Indiana University system in Gary, Indiana, USA, established in 1963.

IU Northwest Mission

The mission of Indiana University Northwest, a regional campus of Indiana University, is to provide a high-quality and relevant education to the citizens of Northwest Indiana, the most diverse and industrialized area of the state. The institution strives to create a community dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge and intellectual development, leading to undergraduate and selected graduate degrees in the liberal arts, sciences and professional disciplines. The campus is strongly dedicated to the value of education, lifelong learning, diversity, celebration of cultures and opportunity for all, as well as to participating in the sustainable economic development of the region and of the state. Indiana University Northwest is committed to the health and well-being of the communities it serves.


We are Indiana University in Northwest Indiana, providing personal, affordable and life-changing education, to advance the social, economic and civic health of the region. Through our diverse working and learning environment, we help build lives and communities.

Address: 3400 Broadway, Gary, IN 46408, United States
Mascot: Rufus the RedHawk
Acceptance rate: 76.8% (2014)
Phone: +1 888-968-7486
Total enrollment: 6,387 (2013)
Chancellor: William J. Lowe
Undergraduate tuition and fees: Local tuition: 6,854 USD (2014), Domestic tuition: 18,081 USD (2014)
Notable alumni: Pete Visclosky, Mara Candelaria Reardon, Franklyn Voorhies, Jeff Olan, Linda Lawson, Julie Olthoff