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Is Calumet College of Saint Joseph a Good School for Veterans?

If you're a veteran who is thinking about going back to school, it's important to see how well the school treats its students with prior military service first. So we've gathered facts about Calumet College of Saint Joseph veterans and their studies to help you make your college decision. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Calumet College of Saint Joseph G.I. Bill Information

Info in This Veterans Report on CCSJ:

How Does CCSJ Rank for Veterans?

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College Factual's Best Schools for Veterans report is released each year to highlight colleges and universities that do an outstanding job supporting veterans while they are pursuing their education.

Calumet College of Saint Joseph was ranked #1,745 on the 2022 version of this list.The school also ranked #32 in our Best for Vets in Indiana ranking.

In addition to our overall rankings, we also calculate our Best for Vets by degree level rankings. The table below shows how CCSJ fared in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,110
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,168
Best Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,084

You may be more interested to see how particular majors at CCSJ ranked compared to those at other schools. Below, you'll find a list of majors which received the best rankings for vets. Find a full list of majors here. Once you select a major, you'll be able to see links to the rankings available for that major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Interior Design Management Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 107
Best Criminal Justice Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 140
Best Criminal Justice Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 173
Best Accounting Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 185
Best Interior Design Management Colleges for Veterans 196
Best Criminal Justice Colleges for Veterans 287
Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 419
Best Accounting Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 423
Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 423
Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 525

How Many Veterans Go to CCSJ?

A large number of veterans attending a college means the college and faculty are more used to supporting and accommodating the needs of those with prior military experience.

According to the VA, there are 8 G.I. Bill® students at CCSJ. Since the total enrollment at the school is 694, approximately 1.15% of the students at CCSJ are utilizing the GI Bill® to help pay for their education. For context, let's take this into consideration. According to the Student Veterans of America, approximately three to four per cent of American college students are veterans.

This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes Veteran Readiness and Employment. It does not include any active-duty military personnel that are attending this college via Tuition Assistance, so the total military population is potentially larger than this.

Federal Veteran Programs at CCSJ

Calumet College of Saint Joseph participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
Principles of Excellence Yes
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Accommodate Military Service Members and Reservists absent due to service requirements.
Align institutional refund policies with those under Title IV, which governs the administration of federal student financial aid programs.
Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
Benefits Support
Ensure accreditation of all new programs prior to enrolling students.
Will not use fraudulent or aggressive recruiting techniques and misrepresentations.
Provide students with a personalized form covering the total cost of an education program.
Counseling Support
Designate a point of contact to provide academic and financial advice.
Provide educational plans for all military and veteran education beneficiaries.
Referrals to community organizations as needed.

Does CCSJ Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
CCSJ might offer college credit for knowledge you have gained from life experience. Get in touch with the school to find out more.

If you have specialized military training, CCSJ may take that into consideration and grant college credit for that. Talk with your admissions counselor to learn more.

CCSJ Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Implied No Air Force ROTC
Implied No Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are not available at CCSJ.

Complaints to the VA About CCSJ

There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.

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