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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?

2022 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 27 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is criminal justice.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, CCSJ is ranked #2,308 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

CCSJ is also ranked #46 out of 48 schools in Indiana.

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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 is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at CCSJ it is much better at 12 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

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 24%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  24 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Calumet College of Saint Joseph

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Calumet College of Saint Joseph is 65%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  65 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 17%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  17 out of 100

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Calumet College of Saint Joseph Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 556 undergraduates at CCSJ with 395 being full-time and 161 being part-time.

How Much Does Calumet College of Saint Joseph Cost?

The overall average net price of CCSJ is $10,275. 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 +
$8,230 $9,161 $11,168 $17,938 $15,625

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 42% of students took out student loans averaging $4,315 a year. That adds up to $17,260 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CCSJ is 12.9%. 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.


See which majors at Calumet College of Saint Joseph make the most money.

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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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, 96 received undergraduate degrees and 66 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 43 $25,774
Business Administration & Management 11 $37,568
Liberal Arts General Studies 7 NA
General English Literature 6 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 5 NA
Accounting 4 NA
Biological & Physical Science 3 NA
General Psychology 3 NA
Human Services 2 NA
Legal Support Services 2 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Calumet College of Saint Joseph along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at CCSJ

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 99 students took at least one online class at Calumet College of Saint Joseph. This is an increase from the 0 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 99 0
2018-2019 0 0
2017-2018 0 0
2016-2017 0 0
2015-2016 0 0

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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.


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