Calumet College of St. Joseph

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2400 New York Avenue

Whiting, IN 46394

Phone: (219) 473-7770
2013-2014 Tuition
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RNP Ranked Not Published.
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Regional Universities (Midwest)

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Calumet College of St. Joseph is a private institution that was founded in 1951. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 867, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 50 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Calumet College of St. Joseph's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $15,620 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Calumet College of Saint Joseph (CCSJ) provides competency-based education for students who are, in many cases, the first in their families to attend college. CCSJ is proud to serve traditional, adult and accelerated learners within a variety of course delivery systems. As U.S. News and World Report's #1 "most diverse" comprehensive college for the last six years - women (60%) and minorities (55%) are extremely important to our learning community. All of our educational goals are accomplished within a framework emphasizing social justice. The College prepares our students for careers and graduate school with academic and professional programs based on a strong foundation in the liberal arts and sciences. In an academically challenging and flexible environment dedicated to student learning, the College acknowledges and respects the dignity and worth of each individual.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1951
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment $3,563,763


When applying to Calumet College of St. Joseph, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due September 1. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 33 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity least selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 33.0%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by September 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Calumet College of St. Joseph is 10:1, and the school has 86.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Calumet College of St. Joseph include: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies; Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other; Business Administration and Management, General; Elementary Education and Teaching; and Psychology, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 55.3 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 10:1
4-year graduation rate 20%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 47%
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 13%
Business Administration and Management, General 10%
Elementary Education and Teaching 8%
Psychology, General 4%

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Student Life

Calumet College of St. Joseph has a total undergraduate enrollment of 867, with a gender distribution of 54 percent male students and 46 percent female students. Calumet College of St. Joseph is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

Total enrollment 1,030
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

Calumet College of St. Joseph offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring and placement service. Calumet College of St. Joseph also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour emergency telephones and lighted pathways/sidewalks. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Calumet College of St. Joseph.

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered No

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Paying for School

At Calumet College of St. Joseph, 83.9 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $7,427.

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Tuition and fees $15,620 (2013-14)
Room and board N/A
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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