Student Population at Purdue Northwest
2021 Student Population
A total of 9,363 students have enrolled at Purdue University Northwest - 8,539 undergraduate and 824 graduate.
By gender, 3,921 male and 5,442 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 5,465 full-time students and 3,898 part-time students.
The number of students at Purdue University Northwest is small compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Indiana. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Butler University and Purdue University Fort Wayne, its population is very large (average population is 6,198).
Purdue University Northwest offers online degree/certificate programs and 1,511 students enrolled in online programs.
Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status
By gender, there are 3,921 male and 5,442 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.72 to 1 and the ratio is average (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.
Gender Distribution Table
Gedner Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
By race/ethnicity, there are 5,449 White students (58.20%) and 2,009 Hispanic students (21.46%) at Purdue University Northwest(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Purdue University Northwest.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table
|American Indian or Alaska Native||20||5||15|
|Black or African American||863||264||599|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||9||5||4|
|Two or More Races||247||94||153|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||0||0||0|
|Black or African American||69||13||56|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||3||2||1|
|Two or More Races||13||1||12|
Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Student Age
By age, there are 6,695 students whose age under twenty five and 1,603 students whose age is over thirty years old at Purdue University Northwest.
Especially, 1,241 students are younger than eighteen and 6 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at Purdue University Northwest.
Enrollment by Student Age Table
|65 and over||3||2||1|
|65 and over||3||1||2|
Student Age Distribution Chart
Online Student Population
At Purdue University Northwest, 6,058 students (64.70% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 1,511 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 0 students live in Indiana where Purdue University Northwest is located in and 795 students have enrolled from other states.
Online Enrollment Table
|Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes||1,511||1,286||225|
|Enrolled Some in Online Classes||4,547||4,329||218|
|Not Enrolled in Online Classes||3,305||2,924||381|
|Total (Enrolled Excl.)||1,511||1,286||225|
|Other State in U.S.||795||698||97|
|Outside of U.S.||0||0||0|