Purdue University - Calumet Campus provides a variety of degree programs for students to assist them in their growth and development. The school is located in Hammond, IN and publically funded. Approximately 9,800 students enroll at Purdue-Calumet per year.
Students may choose from several areas of study, including:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Health And Clinical Professions
- Communications And Journalism
To be considered for admissions, applicants may be asked to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit any transcripts or test scores, which are then reviewed by the admissions office. Most students at Purdue University - Calumet Campus scored between 870 to 1070 on the SAT. Purdue-Calumet admits roughly 50% of applicants annually. Of those admitted, around 52% of students attended the school. More information from the admissions office can be found here.
Tuition & fees at this school vary for in-state and nonresidents. In-state tuition costs approximately $6,700 per year, while out-of-state tuition costing $15,000 annually. The price of on-campus housing is estimated to be $5,500 for the year. Purdue University - Calumet Campus may help with costs by offering financial aid for students that qualify as loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
Purdue-Calumet participates in intercollegiate athletics through the NAIA's Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conf in Basketball.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may provide a better idea of the students Purdue University – Calumet Campus accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Purdue University – Calumet Campus has a total student population of about 9,300. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 11% enrolling as graduate students and 91% as undergraduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $10,400. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $25 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition range estimates:
- In-State: $6,200-$7,500
- Out-of-State: $15,000-$17,880
- Charges for part-time students are:
- State Residents: $250-$290 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $550-$660 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||69%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||67%||$6,869|
|Receiving Student Loans||48%||$5,539|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Purdue University – Calumet Campus may provide student services including:
- Online course work available
- Academic counseling for students
- Student employment
- Assisting students to find work
- Child care
The overall graduation rate of Purdue-Calumet is close to 31%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||9%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||13%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||7%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- English Language Program
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Master's Degree in Nursing (MSN) Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
Purdue University – Calumet Campus is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Basketball (Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conf)
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Purdue University – Calumet Campus by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
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