Illinois Residents

You qualify for our good neighbor tuition advantage

As an Illinois resident, you’ll get a nearly 50% discount on IU Northwest tuition. 

Even better, you’ll study on a vibrant college campus with award-winning faculty, 70 academic programs, and tons of unique opportunities to gain real-world experience.

Become your best you—right next door in Northwest Indiana.

IU Northwest was the best choice for me because of its degree programs, its close proximity to home, and its affordability.

Alisa Vasquez — Illinois resident and nursing student

Get to know IU Northwest

Student Profile

Join more than 3,600 students from all walks of life. 75% of undergrads are full-time, 25% are part-time, and 8 out of 10 work and attend school. 26% are Hispanic and 19% are African American.

The IU Advantage

Take courses in a variety of formats: in-person, online, or both ways. Learn on a safe, 43-acre campus. Enjoy 70 student clubs, top-notch facilities, and a growing network of 28,000+ alumni.

Academic Quality

Choose from 70+ degree programs taught by award-winning professors. Take advantage of a 1:14 faculty to student ratio, plus research opportunities and career prep you can only find here.

Take the first step toward your best you