Office of Admissions, 2200 169th StreetHammond, IN 46323-2094 219-989-2213
About Purdue University-Calumet
  • Year of Foundation 1946
  • Size of Campus 194 acre
  • Type of Instituition Public
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 8,359
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 55%, 45%, 11%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board $11
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 8,403
Our Vision is: To provide innovative, experiential, research and design opportunities for students; * To promote educational excellence with a faculty committed to teaching, research, scholarship and service; * glassesTo improve the quality of life for communities through business, educational, cultural and civic partnerships; * To foster a workplace in which students, faculty and staff feel valued. We appeal to serious, achievement-oriented students…with an honors program; full tuition Chancellor’s Awards for recent year high school valedictorian and salutatorian graduates; and Best & Brightest Scholarships for other high school and community college graduates with at least a “B” average.
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, Muslim Student Association, International Student Organization, Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers, Minority Association of Pre-Health Students, National Society of Black Engineers, Alpha Psi L
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 2
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
  • Percent students who are frat members 1%
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Blaze Christian Ministries, Campus Ministries, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 1%
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of frats 2
  • Number of honor societies Psi Chi, Kappa Omicron Nu, Pi Sigma Alpha, Tau Alpha Pi
  • Number of sororities 1
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Black History Month, Cultural Awareness Plays, Homecoming, Welcome Week, Stress Free Week, Theater Company Plays, Intramural Sports, Open Mic Night, UPS Music Lunch Series, Student Organization Awards Banquet, Film Series
  • Distance to nearest airport Chicago, IL (43), Chicago, IL (25)
  • Distance to nearest train Chicago, IL (24)
  • Distance to nearest bus Hammond, IN (5)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 100%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 4%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students apartment for single students (100%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 1
Campus Services
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 250
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, other
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,228
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number of e-books 10
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills, other
  • Number Of Microforms 785,968
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 3
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities The Archives and Special Collections Office
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 266,432
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 8
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms
  • Museums Adaptive Computer Center for Effective Special Services (ACCESS) enables students who are blind, visually impaired, physically challenged and/or have cognitive issues to access library information through use of specialty software and adaptive technology.
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 1,041
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 15
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,300
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 10%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interview training, other
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs #1 Employer: Mittal Steel #2 Employer: School City of Hammond #3 Employer: NiSource, Inc. #4 Employer: Purdue University Calumet #5 Employer: U.S. Steel
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City