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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
549
Undergraduate
Students
(46.3%) 254 Women
(53.7%) 295 Men
169
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Noncompetitive
Overall Admission Rate
31% of 661 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
2.81
SAT Math
456 average
400-510 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
458 average
410-490 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
17 average
15-20 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$32,548
Tuition and Fees
$20,970
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
35%
Average Freshman Award
$10,700
Average Indebtedness of 2019 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
23
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
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.1% Asian
28.2% Black/African-American
31.3% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
36.1% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
50.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
21.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
9%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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