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IPEDS ID: 150172
OPE ID: 00183400
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Calumet College of Saint Joseph
2400 New York Ave, Whiting, Indiana 46394
General information:  (219) 473-7770
Website:  www.ccsj.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:  Suburb: Large
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  1,072 (907 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  11 to 1
Admissionswww.ccsj.edu/admissions/index.html
Apply Onlinewww.ccsj.edu/admissions/index.html
Financial Aidwww.ccsj.edu/financialaid/index.html
Net Price Calculatorccsj.collegecosts.com/Estimator/Agreement
Mission Statement
  Calumet College of St. Joseph is a Catholic institution of higher learning dedicated to the academic, spiritual and ethical development of undergraduate and graduate students. Informed by the values of its founding religious community, the Missionaries of the Precious Blood (C.PP.S.), the College promotes the inherent dignity of all people, social justice, an ethic of service, student empowerment, opportunity, and lifelong learning.
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (smaller programs)
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2014Full timePart time
Total faculty3179
Instructional3179
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015% change 2013-2014 to 2014-2015
Tuition and fees$14,880$14,880$15,620$16,4055.0%
Books and supplies$1,500$1,500$1,500$1,5000.0%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$5,300$5,300$5,300$5,3000.0%
Other$2,350$2,350$2,350$2,3500.0%
Off Campus with Family
Other$2,350$2,350$2,350$2,3500.0%
Total Expenses2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015% change 2013-2014 to 2014-2015
Off Campus$24,030$24,030$24,770$25,5553.2%
Off Campus with Family$18,730$18,730$19,470$20,2554.0%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2014-2015
Tuition$12,420
Fees$235
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2013-2014
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid114092%————
Grant or scholarship aid13388%$1,206,934$9,075
Federal grants8254%$380,038$4,635
Pell grants8254%$358,363$4,370
Other federal grants4832%$21,675$452
State/local government grant or scholarships4832%$221,258$4,610
Institutional grants or scholarships12482%$605,638$4,884
Student loan aid9160%$527,208$5,793
Federal student loans8858%$493,568$5,609
Other student loans32%$33,640$11,213
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid168970%$5,727,143$8,312
Pell grants42944%$1,721,159$4,012
Federal student loans56057%$3,855,245$6,884
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2011-20122012-20132013-2014
Average net price$10,102$11,125$11,790
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2011-20122012-20132013-2014
$0 – $30,000$7,856$9,999$8,886
$30,001 – $48,000$10,378$8,170$11,224
$48,001 – $75,000$11,056$14,173$11,146
$75,001 – $110,000$12,484$12,499$16,456
$110,001 and more$14,118$10,581$11,627
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2014
Total enrollment1,072
Undergraduate enrollment907
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment115
Graduate enrollment165
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 59%
Part-time: 41%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 53%
Female: 47%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 1%
Black or African American: 29%
Hispanic/Latino: 29%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 40%
Two or more races: 1%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 53%
25 and over: 47%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 79%
Out-of-state: 21%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2013.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 34%
Part-time: 66%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 100%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 100%
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2014
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants524272252
Percent admitted34%34%34%
Percent admitted who enrolled70%73%67%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 58%
Part-time students: 37%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2013 and Returned in Fall 2014
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 42 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2014.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 24%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2006]
4-year: 23%
6-year: 29%
8-year: 29%
[Began in Fall 2008]
4-year: 18%
6-year: 22%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2006 or Fall 2008
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 17%
Female: 28%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Asian: 0%
Black or African American: 18%
Hispanic/Latino: 20%
White: 26%
Two or more races: 100%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2013-2014
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramAssociateBachelorMasterUndergraduate
Certificate
Postgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting19-0-
Business Administration and Management, General023-0-
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other044---
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General--14--
Category total176140-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric-3---
Category total-3---
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General06--0
Category total06--0
Education
Elementary Education and Teaching-811--
Secondary Education and Teaching-0---
Category total-811--
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General03---
Category total03---
Health Professions and Related Programs
Health/Health Care Administration/Management-0---
Category total-0---
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration389-0-
Category total389-0-
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal17d-0-
Category total17d-0-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other15---
Category total15---
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences-4---
Category total-4---
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies00---
Religion/Religious Studies, Other---0-
Category total00-0-
Psychology
Psychology, General-46--
Category total-46--
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services, General-3---
Public Administration--48--
Category total-348--
Social Sciences
Social Sciences, General-2---
Category total-2---
Visual and Performing Arts
Intermedia/Multimedia-4-0-
Category total-4-0-
Grand total62147900
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Educational Benefits, 2013-2014
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 26
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 4
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 1
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution (*)
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $8,198
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $7,548
  • (*) One or more average amounts of benefits/assistance are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
RETENTION RATES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
Full-time students: 100%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
2013-2014 Varsity Athletes
NAIA Division II MenWomen
All Track Combined5527
Baseball36
Basketball1413
Bowling2214
Golf6
Soccer3317
Softball16
Tennis105
Volleyball13
Wrestling25
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission(!)1/1/1968 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools12/19/2011 - 10/26/2012Accredited
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools(!)10/26/2012 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2013 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201120122013
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201120122013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary000
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201220112010
Default rate11.9%17.9%17.9%
Number in default487070
Number in repayment403389389
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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