Calumet College of Saint Joseph

2400 New York Ave, Whiting, IN 46394
Tel: (219)473-7770
Private not-for-profit | 1,013 students
Calumet College of St. Joseph is a degree-granting, Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Missionaries ofthe Precious Blood (C.PP.S.). The college prepares graduates for careers and graduate school with academic and professionalprograms based on a strong foundation in the liberal arts and sciences. These programs are designed to empower graduates toimprove their lives and the lives of their families. In an academically challenging and flexible environment dedicated tostudent learning, the college acknowledges and respects the dignity and worth of each individual. Serving a richly diversestudent population, the college encourages differing views, fosters personal growth, and promotes the formation of spiritual,moral, and ethical values in support of social justice and personal responsibility.

School Overview:

Calumet College of Saint Joseph
CountyLake County, IN
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
67 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,013 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
492 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
521 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
856 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
157 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted34%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)340-450450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)368-470460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)355-435440-570
ACT English (25-75%)14-2019-25
ACT Math (25-75%)15-2018-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)16-2020-25

School Notes:

  • Founded in 1951 as a Lake County, Indiana, two-year urban extension of Saint Joseph's College ofRensselaer, Indiana, Calumet College of St. Joseph is today a private, Catholic, coeducational, commuter college which offerscertificates, associate's degree, bachelor's degree and master's degree programs to students from the sprawling CalumetRegion. This region includes southeast Cook County, Illinois, and the highly industrialized complex that is NorthwestIndiana. Throughout its 51-year history, Calumet College of St. Joseph has remained true to its mission of serving the variededucation needs of its commuter population. Calumet College provides both full-time and part-time study options as well asday and evening classes that meet once or twice a week. In addition, students may be awarded credit for life experience.
  • CCSJ offers an active campus life with several student organizations, campus events, athletic teams,and campus ministry. In addition, students may have peer mentors who help them adjust to campus and classroom life. Thecollege also conducts an orientation program each semester for all new students.
  • Calumet College of St. Joseph awards certificates as well as associate's, bachelor's, and master'sdegrees in a wide range of fields, including management, computer and information sciences, education, human services, lawenforcement management, and other disciplines.
  • Calumet College of St. Joseph is accredited to offer master's, baccalaureate and associate's degrees,certificates, and diplomas by the Higher Learning Commission, a member of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.The college has been approved by the Indiana Professional Standards Board for the training of elementary and secondaryteachers and holds membership in a number of state, regional and national education and professional associations includingthe Independent Colleges of Indiana, Indiana Conference of Higher Education, and the National Catholic Education Association.

Nearby Schools:

Shimer College
13.1 mi. away
East-West University
15.4 mi. away
Elmhurst College
28.1 mi. away

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