PNC Offers Tuition Discount Programs in 2015

By: Purdue University Northwest Last Updated: June 5, 2015

PNC-homecoming-3Purdue University North Central students have the opportunity to reduce the cost of earning a bachelor’s degree thanks to two innovative tuition discount plans that are available for qualifying students.

PNC students can take advantage of a 10 percent rate reduction for each credit hour taken beyond 12 hours per semester. The discount plan is designed to provide financial incentives for students to increase the number of credit hours taken each semester and encourage them to graduate in four years. PNC offers its students 24 bachelor degree programs so they may choose a career path that suits their goals.

Students who take advantage of the 10 percent tuition reduction by enrolling in more than 12 hours per semester, not only save money, but they position themselves to graduate sooner. For example, a student who completes 12 credit hours each semester will need 10 semesters, or five years, to complete a typical 120 credit hour bachelor’s degree. In comparison, a student who earns 15 credit hours each semester will complete a degree in four years, save more than $500 under the new discount plan and enter their chosen profession sooner.

And some former students who return to resume their PNC studies, may be eligible to receive a 50 percent Tuition Incentive Program Scholarship (TIPS).

The 50 percent Tuition Incentive Program Scholarship is available to students who meet established requirements. Completing your baccalaureate degree will job candidates a competitive edge.

TIPS Criteria:
Eligible former PNC students must meet all the following requirements:
Were resident (in state) undergraduate students;
Left PNC with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher;
Have completed and earned at least 60 hours, but no more than 119 hours, of college credit;
Stopped attending PNC between Fall 2010 and Fall 2014;
Who are current residents of Indiana

Official confirmation of eligibility will be determined during the re-admittance process.

Continuous progress is defined as being continuously enrolled in a baccalaureate degree program (both fall and spring terms), either full-time or part-time, based on the degree plan under which the student is accepted in the Tuition Incentive Program, and maintaining a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.

The scholarship applies to tuition only, does not include any fees (course material, lab, or online fees), and is only available to invited students who re-enroll in the Fall 2015 term.

Further information about these tuition discount programs can be obtained by contacting 219-785-5505, or visiting

Enrollment for the 2015 fall semester is in progress. Classes begin Aug. 24.