B.A. On Campus


Purdue University Northwest

48 months
11523 USD/year
11523 USD/year
7942 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Every human endeavor is enriched by our communication skills and knowledge. The Communication program of Purdue University Northwest develops your leadership, critical thinking, writing, public speaking and presentation skills, using both traditional and digital media. You’ll hone your use of these methods and use them to solve real-world problems.


Why study Communication at PNW?

In the Communication program of Purdue University Northwest, you’ll engage in individual and group projects, opinion research and message development. Small classes are led by faculty with strong academic and professional experience.

You’ll have plenty of opportunities to interact with business clients in the community, as well as an active and involved alumni base throughout the Chicagoland area.


The accounting profession has a bright future, and our program is the pathway to success. Accounting is one of the most stable professions in the country. The industry as a whole is expected to continue growing. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 6 percent increase in job openings by 2028.

Career Paths

Communication grads go on to careers in fields like:

  • Corporate communication
  • Social media production
  • Public relations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Perspectives On Communication
  • Mass Communication And Society
  • Communication Research Methods
  • Principles Of Persuasion
  • Communication And Emerging Technologies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students who have not attended a previous college must submit a non-refundable $25 application fee
  • PNW will accept unofficial copies of academic transcripts to start the international admissions process
  • Test scores
  • You must submit the documents listed below to obtain a student visa for studying in the United States. If you are granted admission, they will be required for PNW to issue your “Certificate of Eligibility” or I-20

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11523 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11523 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    11523 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11523 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7942 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Hammond

1012 - 1638 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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