HAMMOND and WESTVILLE – Purdue University Northwest (PNW) has been awarded the 2018 Military Friendly® Schools designation by Victory Media Inc. The list honors the nation’s top schools that welcome America’s military service members, veterans and spouses as students and help to ensure their success on campus.
PNW is one of more than 800 institutions nationwide earning the Military Friendly® School designation. The institutions were evaluated using criteria that includes student retention, graduation, job placement, loan repayment and loan default rates for all students, and specifically for veterans.
Creating a community for veterans
“This designation shows Purdue Northwest’s commitment to assisting veterans and their families. We strive to build a community that fully supports the transition from a military lifestyle into the academic lifestyle,” said Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and Dean of Students John Weber.
Through the PNW Veteran Services program, veterans and their families have a community of university personnel, students and agencies available to them that provides individual support and services increasing the likelihood of veterans and student service members achieving their educational goals.
Complete information about Purdue Northwest Veteran Services can be found by visiting http://www.pnw.edu/veteran-services/.
Purdue University Northwest
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a student-centered university that values academic excellence, supports growth and celebrates diversity. Located in Northwest Indiana, near Chicago, PNW fosters a vibrant academic community through high quality and engaging undergraduate and graduate education. For more information about PNW, visit www.pnw.edu.
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