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Study at Purdue University Calumet Campus

Purdue University- Calumet Campus is a regional campus located in Hammond, Indiana. It is a part of the Purdue University system which was established in 1946 as a public coeducational university. Purdue University Calumet offers over 100 academic programs leading to associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. There are also several professional certificate courses. These various programs are taught in 6 schools:

  • School of Education
  • School of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science
  • School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
  • School of Management
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Technology
Classes at the Purdue University's Calumet campus started in 1951. The campus is set on sprawling grounds stretching over 194 acres of land. There are over 9, 000 graduates and postgraduates enrolled at the Calumet campus.

The Peregrines, as the Purdue University Calumet's sports teams are called, have separate teams for basketball, softball, and baseball.

Profile of Purdue University Calumet Campus

Purdue Calumet is in a large suburb, in Hammond, IN. The school is classified as a public college. Students at Purdue Calumet earn degrees up to the Master's degree.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at the school include engineering technician.

Purdue Calumet Selectivity

Purdue Calumet does not admit all applicants. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 400 to 510 for students at the school. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 390 and 510.


Some professors at Purdue Calumet are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.

Student Enrolment

The school, in 2007, had 9, 607 students (7, 186 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

Many students at Purdue Calumet are part-timers. Athletic teams at the school belong to the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference for major sports.

Purdue Calumet Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management335business management, operations management, accounting, business, management information systems
Liberal Arts225humanities, English, sociology, political science, history, foreign language and literature, social services, economics
Education and Teaching137education, elementary school teaching
Engineering Technician134electronics tech, mechanical engineering related tech, architectural engineering tech, architectural drafting, civil engineering tech, robotics tech, industrial tech
Nursing and Emergency Medicine115registered nursing
Engineering65electrical engineering, various engineering courses, mechanical engineering
Computer Science and Engineering64computer support, computer engineering
Media64communication studies
Family and Social Work46child care management, family studies
Science42biology, chemistry, physics
Therapy and Counselling37psychology
Hospitality26hotel management, hospitality administration
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy5sports and fitness management
Religion and Philosophy3philosophy

Contact: Purdue Calumet

Purdue University Calumet Campus

2200 169th St

Hammond, IN 46323-2094

General Phone: (219) 989-2400

http://www.calumet. purdue.edu

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