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Calumet, founded in 1951, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 256-acre campus is located in Whiting, an urban area 10 miles from Chicago.

Website: www.ccsj.edu/

Private
Co-ed
584
Undergraduate
Students
(42.0%) 245 Women
(58.0%) 339 Men
188
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Noncompetitive
Overall Admission Rate
20% of 693 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
 
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
2.65
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
468 average
ACT Composite
18 average
15-22 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
$20,370
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
51%
Average Freshman Award
$13,753
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$24,431
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
28
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 34% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Whiting Population
4,937
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Chicago
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students in College Housing
 
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Splash
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.9% Asian
20.7% Black/African-American
24.7% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
29.6% White
21.1% Unknown
International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
54.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
20.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
9%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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