Calumet College of St. Joseph

2400 New York Ave, Whiting, United States
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Overview of Calumet College of St. Joseph

About this school

Calumet, founded in 1951, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 256-acre campus is located in Whiting, an urban area 10 miles from Chicago.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:624
    • Men:342 (54.8%)
    • Women:282 (45.2%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Calumet College of St. Joseph is noncompetitive: virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
1
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
6

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Recommended
September 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2400 New York Avenue
City, State, Zip
Whiting, IN  46394-2195
Phone
(219) 473-4215
Fax
(219) 473-4259
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
-
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
-
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for some freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
33% of 436 applicants were admitted
Women
29% of 256 applicants were admitted
Men
39% of 180 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
131 (92%) of 143 admitted students enrolled
Women
63 (86%) of 73 admitted students enrolled
Men
68 (97%) of 70 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.74
375 And Above
7%
3.50 - 3.74
7%
3.25 - 3.49
9%
3.00 - 3.24
8%
2.50 - 2.99
26%
2.00 - 2.49
30%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
18 average |15-21 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
10%
• Score 18 - 23
48%
• Score 12 - 17
38%
• Score 6 - 11
4%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $19,870 (100.0%)
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Calumet College of St. Joseph accepts deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001834
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
86 (88.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
78 (90.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
74 (94.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
9 (12.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
51%
Average Award
$13,753
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 52 (70.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,388
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 43 (58.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,086
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 54 (73.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
3 (3.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,500

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
384 (89.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
349 (90.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
339 (97.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
43 (12.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
48%
Average Award
$13,997
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 250 (73.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,634
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 214 (63.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,934
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 266 (78.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
14 (3.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,427

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
80%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$24,431
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Previous College Experience, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$809

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


30

Part-Time Faculty


62

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


22%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 34% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 38% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 25% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 1% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 31% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 54% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 15% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
17,192

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
241
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Calumet College of St. Joseph provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


52.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


15.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


24.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


28.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (21)


  • Accounting
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • General Studies
  • Human Services, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Intermedia/Multimedia
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Theology/Theological Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services, Business/marketing, Education

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Science in Education

Master's Programs of Study (3)


  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Quality Management

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


4,937

Nearest Metropolitan Area


25 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Chicago

Weather


Temperature
16.1 average low in January, 79.5 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
35 mile(s) from campus in Chicago
Nearest Bus Station
4 mile(s) from campus in Hammond
Nearest Train Station
4 mile(s) from campus in Hammond

Housing

College Housing


College does not provide housing for students

Types of Housing


Students of College Housing


Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Not available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Splash
School Colors
Crimson and gray

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Calumet College of St. Joseph offers drama theatre, student newspaper, student government, los amigos hispanic club, criminal justice club, drama club, give

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


427

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
624
Women
282
Men
342

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.3% Asian
  • 22.3% Black/African-American
  • 29.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 41.6% White
  • 2.6% Unknown

International Students


0.2% from 15 countries

Average Age


Number of Graduate Students


210

Student Resources

Study resources