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 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 ’13)

130 full-time; 155 part-time

Fall 2013 Enrollment

Total: 6,102
Gender: 3,646 female; 2,456 male
Status: 2,732 full-time (12+ credit hours); 3,370 part-time
Undergraduates: 6,054
Graduate Students: 48

Dual Credit/Concurrent Enrollment Students: 2,522; Credit Hours: 13,798
Participating High Schools: 43

Geographic Distribution

LaPorte County: 1,816 (LaPorte: 760; Michigan City: 593; Westville: 160; other: 303)
Porter County: 2,228 (Valparaiso: 1,213; Chesterton/Porter: 339; Portage: 326; other: 350)
Starke County: 163
Lake County: 1,045
Jasper County: 258
St. Joseph County: 171
Pulaski County: 50
Marshall County: 70
State of Michigan: 49


More than 10,000. Although most live in Northwest Indiana, PNC graduates are found in 49 states and five foreign countries.

Mission Statement

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