Quick Facts


1401 S. U.S. 421, Westville, IN.
1/4 mi. south of Indiana Toll Road (I-80/90) & U.S. 421.


800-872-1231 (Indiana only)
219-785-5200 (LaPorte, Westville)
219-462-4197 (Valparaiso, Portage)
Hearing Impaired: 800-743-3333
Fax: 219-785-5355

Campus Size

269 Acres; 3 Buildings; Established in Michigan City in 1948. Moved to current location in 1967.


Unrestricted parking in six lots, except rows marked “A” or reserved for people with disabilities.


2013-14 budget: $50,989,951. More information on the financial condition is available on request from the office of the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration.


Master’s Degree
Bachelor’s Degrees
Associate Degrees
Certificate Programs
Most certificate program courses apply toward associate and/or bachelor’s degrees. Most associate degree courses apply toward bachelor’s degrees.

Transfer Programs

The first 1 or 2 years of most degrees offered by West Lafayette and other Purdue campuses can be completed at Purdue North Central. Most courses also will transfer to other colleges and universities.


Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, (312) 263-0456.

Individual academic programs also are accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs; the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission; Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation; and the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

Faculty (Fall ’14)

128 full-time; 175 part-time

Fall 2014 Enrollment

Total: 6,177
Gender: 3,717 female; 2,460 male
Status: 2,566 full-time (12+ credit hours); 3,611 part-time
Undergraduates: 3,252
Graduate Students: 35

Dual Credit/Concurrent Enrollment Students: 2,890; Credit Hours: 15,277
Participating High Schools: 40

Geographic Distribution

LaPorte County: 1,589 (LaPorte: 736; Michigan City: 524; Westville: 149; other: 180)
Porter County: 2,410 (Valparaiso: 1,295; Chesterton/Porter: 460; Portage: 381; other: 454)
Starke County: 133
Lake County: 1,219
Jasper County: 239
St. Joseph County: 149
Pulaski County: 27
Marshall County: 72
State of Michigan: 39


More than 13,000 living alumni.

Mission Statement

Additional institutional data can be found in the Common Data Set.