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Calumet College of Saint Joseph Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Calumet College of Saint Joseph Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Calumet College of Saint Joseph was awarded 3 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, CCSJ is ranked #1,581 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

CCSJ also holds the #42 spot on the Best Colleges in Indiana ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into CCSJ?

Acceptance Rate

Since Calumet College of Saint Joseph has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

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Calumet College of Saint Joseph Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at CCSJ is an impressive 10 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Calumet College of Saint Joseph is 32%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  32 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Calumet College of Saint Joseph

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Calumet College of Saint Joseph this rate is 50%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  50 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at CCSJ is 12%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  12 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at CCSJ

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 549 undergraduates at CCSJ with 380 being full-time and 169 being part-time.

CCSJ Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for CCSJ is 69.03 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  69.03 out of 100
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How Much Does Calumet College of Saint Joseph Cost?

The overall average net price of CCSJ is $10,113. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for CCSJ

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$8,593 $8,266 $11,903 $12,039 $15,179

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of CCSJ, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At CCSJ, approximately 61% of students took out student loans averaging $5,246 a year. That adds up to $20,984 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CCSJ is 14.7%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do CCSJ Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from CCSJ with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $42,000 in their early years. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of Calumet College of Saint Joseph

Located in Whiting, Indiana, Calumet College of Saint Joseph is a private not-for-profit institution. Whiting is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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Location of Calumet College of Saint Joseph

Contact details for CCSJ are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2400 New York Ave, Whiting, IN 46394
Phone: 219-473-7770

Calumet College of Saint Joseph Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 19 majors graduated from Calumet College of Saint Joseph. Of these students, 145 received undergraduate degrees and 93 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Criminal Justice & Corrections 65 NA
Business Administration & Management 30 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 9 NA
Biological & Physical Science 7 NA
Accounting 7 NA
Fine & Studio Arts 4 NA
General Psychology 3 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 3 NA
Legal Support Services 3 NA
Human Services 2 NA

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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