Purdue University Calumet: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Purdue University Calumet is a medium four-year, public school with 10,055 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1946 and is one of the 2 schools located in Hammond, Indiana.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
49
At Purdue University Calumet you can receive your several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or postmaster certificate.

Purdue University Calumet follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 49 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Engineering, Business, Nursing, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
69%
The student retention rate at Purdue University Calumet is relatively low at 69% (close to Indiana average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Purdue University Calumet is very low - 29%. Around 36% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Purdue University Calumet is reasonably decent -- 19:1. Read more information about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,400
Average tuition prices are slightly high, $13,700 annually. The additional fees at Purdue University Calumet beyond tuition are nearly $700; which comes to a total of $14,400 per year.

Read the details about Purdue University Calumet additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
47%
According to recent data, 4,000 applications were submitted and 1,897 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to enroll at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Purdue University Calumet in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,200
Purdue University Calumet offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Purdue University Calumet, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Purdue University Calumet provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 800 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - roughly $5,200 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Purdue University Calumet. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Purdue University Calumet appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Purdue University Calumet Location and Maps



Post Address: Purdue University Calumet, 2200 169th St, Hammond, Indiana 46323-2094, USA
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