PNW sits between Chicagos skyscrapers and Lake Michigans sandy shores. Diverse, hardworking, and innovative, were where academic excellence meets real-world experience. At PNW, students from next door and students from halfway across the world come together to learn, grow, and connect. Purdue NorthWest implemented the Commit. Succeed. Graduate communication initiative to ensure that students, parents, family, friends and other individuals who serve as a support mechanism understand elements needed to succeed. Choose from 70 undergraduate and graduate degree programs at Purdue Northwest. Our emphasis on small classes, hands-on learning and real-world skills will prepare you to meet the demands of todays highly competitive global environment.