About Purdue Northwest Online

Purdue University Northwest is part of the internationally respected Purdue University system. Purdue University Northwest is a two-campus regional university of Purdue University operating in the land grant tradition. We enroll approximately 9,300 collegiate students and offer 70 programs of study leading to bachelor’s and master’s degrees and applied doctoral degree (Doctor of Nursing Practice).

The College of Nursing is dedicated to providing high-quality and affordable undergraduate and graduate nursing education in a visionary learning environment that is responsive to serving students of Northwest Indiana and beyond. The College of Nursing supports curricula that foster a commitment to life-long learning, critical inquiry through experiential learning, scholarship, civic engagement and community partnerships.

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Purdue Northwest Awards

Purdue University Northwest's College of Nursing was named a Center of Excellence by the National League for Nursing.

Purdue Northwest Accreditation

The Higher Learning Commission

230 South LaSalle Street
Suite 7-500
Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411
Phone: 312-263-0456

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) granted continuing accreditation to the baccalaureate, master's and post-master's certificate programs with the next evaluation visit scheduled for Fall 2027.

3390 Peachtree Road NE
Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: 404-975-5000

Indiana State Board of Nursing

Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
402 W Washington Street
Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-234-2043

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