Indiana University-Northwest

Public, Four-years School Located in Gary, IN

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How much is the IUN tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, IUN's tuition & fees is $8,179 for Indiana residents and $22,043 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $22,613 for Indiana residents and $36,477 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

IUN Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Indiana Residents Tuition & Fees$8,179
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$22,043
Books & Supplies Costs$840
Off-campus Room & Board$9,412
Off-campus Expenses$4,182
2023-2024 Estimates
Indiana Residents Tuition & Fees$8,547
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$23,211

How Much Does it Cost to Go to IUN for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $96,123 at IUN. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is -$nan. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to -$nan.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$22,811-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2024-25)$23,605-$nan-$nan
Junior (2025-26)$24,428-$nan-$nan
Senior (2026-27)$25,279-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$96,123-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$23,605-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2025-26)$24,428-$nan-$nan
Junior (2026-27)$25,279-$nan-$nan
Senior (2027-28)$26,159-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$99,471-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$24,428-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2026-27)$25,279-$nan-$nan
Junior (2027-28)$26,159-$nan-$nan
Senior (2028-29)$27,070-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$102,936-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$25,279-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2027-28)$26,159-$nan-$nan
Junior (2028-29)$27,070-$nan-$nan
Senior (2029-30)$28,013-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$106,522-$nan-$nan
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$26,159-$nan-$nan
Sophomore (2028-29)$27,070-$nan-$nan
Junior (2029-30)$28,013-$nan-$nan
Senior (2030-31)$28,989-$nan-$nan
4 Years Total$110,232-$nan-$nan

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, IUN' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $12,949. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Indiana, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $15,202.
Indiana University-Northwest$8,179$22,043
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,570
Public Schools$7,197$12,949
Private Schools$20,875
Indiana Four-years Colleges$20,114
Public Schools$6,757$15,202
Private Schools$22,132

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between IUN and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Indiana University-NorthwestGary, IN$8,179$22,043
Delta State UniversityCleveland, MS$8,605$8,605
Central Washington UniversityEllensburg, WA$9,192$26,771
Henderson State UniversityArkadelphia, AR$7,885$9,882
Norfolk State UniversityNorfolk, VA$9,910$21,412
State University of New York at New PaltzNew Paltz, NY$8,524$18,434
CUNY Queens CollegeQueens, NY$7,538$15,488
Sonoma State UniversityRohnert Park, CA$8,190$20,070
Southeast Missouri State UniversityCape Girardeau, MO$9,015$9,496
University of Michigan-FlintFlint, MI$14,014$31,274
Metropolitan State University of DenverDenver, CO$10,780$29,503

Financial Aid and COA

At Indiana University-Northwest, 2,348 students (77%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $7,441.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at IUN is $29,036 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 387 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $8,754 and the average amount of student loans is $5,244.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Indiana ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$22,613$36,477
Tuition & Fees$8,179$22,043
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$14,434$14,434
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$15,172$29,036
Average Financial Aid$7,441$7,441
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,34877%$7,441
Pell Grants1,32243%$4,462
Federal Student Loan1,09136%$6,132
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid38787%-
Grants or Scholarships35480%$8,754
Federal Grants29967%$6,295
Pell Grants23353%$4,894
Other Federal Grants29867%$2,489
State/Local Grants20747%$4,736
Institutional Grants13230%$1,792
Student Loan Aid12528%$5,244
Federal Student Loans12127%$4,917
Other Student Loans92%$6,723
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level293250$7,109
110,001 or more4316$540

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

IUN's acceptance rate is 85.48%. A total of 1,660 applicants applied to and 1,419 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 482 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 33.97%.
To apply to IUN, 3 items are required - Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 2 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school GPA and Secondary school rank. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
Acceptance Rate85.48%85.00%85.69%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)33.97%37.41%32.49%
Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsConsidered But Not Required
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to IUN. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,040 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 22.
Its SAT score is lower than the national average score of 1,174. The ACT score is similar to the national average score of 25.
SAT Total1,0409401,140
National Average1,174
Indiana Average1,152
SAT EBRW535480590
SAT Math505460550
ACT Composite221726
National Average25
Indiana Average25
ACT Math221825
ACT English211625

Student Population

Indiana University-Northwest has a total of 3,198 students including 2,860 undergraduate and 338 graduate students. By gender, there are 921 male students and 2,539 female students attending IUN. The school offers online degree programs and 735 students enrolled online exclusively (22.98% of all students).
Total3,460 9212,539
Undergraduate3,063 8192,244
Graduate397 102295

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address3400 Broadway, Gary, IN
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered81 Programs
Online Program Offered16 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered16 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate76.99%
Student Population3,198
Graduation Rate37%
Transfer-out Rate24%
Retention Rate68% (Full-time), 53% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate12 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties138 (Full-time), 184 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs364 (Full-time), 205 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$63,619
Average Staff Salary$58,247