Indiana University Northwest SAT Scores and GPA

What are Indiana University Northwest's average SAT scores and GPA? In this guide, we'll discuss what scores are needed for you to get admitted into Indiana University Northwest. You'll also get to calculate your own chances with our admissions calculator.

Location: Gary, IN

Indiana University Northwest Admissions Statistics

There are three critical numbers when considering your admissions chances: SAT scores, GPA, and acceptance rate. All these combine to tell you what you scores are required to get into Indiana University Northwest.


Average SAT: 1000

The average SAT score composite at Indiana University Northwest is a 1000.

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Indiana University Northwest SAT Score Analysis (New 1600 SAT)

The 25th percentile New SAT score is 910, and the 75th percentile SAT score is 1100.

In other words, a 910 places you below average, while a 1100 will move you up to above average. There's no absolute SAT requirement at Indiana University Northwest, but they really want to see at least a 910 to have a chance at being considered.

Here's the breakdown of new SAT scores by section:

SectionAverage25th Percentile75th Percentile
Math500450540
Reading + Writing500460560
Composite10009101100

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Average GPA: 3.03

The average GPA at Indiana University Northwest is 3.03. This makes Indiana University Northwest Moderately Competitive for GPAs.

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(Most schools use a weighted GPA out of 4.0, though some report an unweighted GPA.

With a GPA of 3.03, Indiana University Northwest accepts below-average students. It's OK to be a B-average student, with some A's mixed in. If you took some AP or IB classes, this will help boost your weighted GPA and show your ability to take college classes.

If you're a junior or senior, your GPA is hard to change from this point on. If your GPA is at or below the school average of 3.03, you'll need a higher SAT score to compensate and show that you're prepared to take on college academics. This will help you compete effectively with other applicants.



Admissions Rate: 79.6%

The acceptance rate at Indiana University Northwest is 79.6%. In other words, of 100 students who apply, 80 are admitted.

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This means the school is not selective. As long as you don't fall way below average, you'll likely get in.



Final Admissions Verdict

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Because this school is not selective, you have a great shot at getting in, as long as you don't fall well below average. Aim for a 910 SAT or higher, and you'll almost certainly get an offer of admission. But if you score below this, you may be one of the unlucky few to get rejected.


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What are your chances of admission at Indiana University Northwest?
Chances of admission with these scores:

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Note: Your admission decision relies not only on your GPA and SAT/ACT scores, but also on your coursework difficulty, extracurriculars, letters of recommendation, and personal statements. This tool provides only a simplistic estimate of your chances of admission. Instead of treating this tool as a crystal ball, we recommend you consider the big picture of what your chance means:
  • 80-100%: Safety school: Strong chance of getting in
  • 50-80%: More likely than not getting in
  • 20-50%: Lower but still good chance of getting in
  • 5-20%: Reach school: Unlikely to get in, but still have a shot
  • 0-5%: Hard reach school: Very difficult to get in
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Other Schools For You

If you're interested in Indiana University Northwest, you'll probably be interested in these schools as well. We've divided them into 3 categories depending on how hard they are to get into, relative to Indiana University Northwest.


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Reach Schools: Harder to Get Into

These schools are have higher average SAT scores than Indiana University Northwest. If you improve your SAT score, you'll be competitive for these schools.

School Name Location SAT Avg ACT Avg
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Pomona, CA 1140 23
Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN 1100 22
Texas State University San Marcos, TX 1095 23
Georgia State University Atlanta, GA 1090 24
University of North Carolina at Greensboro Greensboro, NC 1081 23
Liberty University Lynchburg, VA 1069 24
University of Texas at El Paso El Paso, TX 1040 20

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Same Level: Equally Hard to Get Into

If you're competitive for Indiana University Northwest, these schools will offer you a similar chance of admission.

School Name Location SAT Avg ACT Avg
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Indiana, PA 1017 19
California State University Fresno Fresno, CA 1010 19
California State University Stanislaus Turlock, CA 1000 19
California State University Bakersfield Bakersfield, CA 993 19
California State University East Bay Hayward, CA 992 19
Kean University Union, NJ 990 20
California State University Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA 985 18

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Safety Schools: Easier to Get Into

If you're currently competitive for Indiana University Northwest, you should have no problem getting into these schools. If Indiana University Northwest is currently out of your reach, you might already be competitive for these schools.

School Name Location SAT Avg ACT Avg
University of Bridgeport Bridgeport, CT 955 20
Alabama State University Montgomery, AL 950 18
College of St. Elizabeth Morristown, NJ 950 16
Albertus Magnus College New Haven, CT 940 24
Bloomfield College Bloomfield, NJ 940 18
Texas Southern University Houston, TX 910 17
California State University Dominguez Hills Carson, CA 900 18

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