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Tuition & Fees

$8,811

$17,926

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,470
Declined + 475
Total Received 1,945
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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1  :  19

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Communication
  3. Management
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School Facts

Purdue University, founded in 1946, is a coeducational comprehensive university. Its 203-acre campus is located in Hammond, IN.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 9,422
Established in 1946
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AAMFT (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Codes

SAT 1638
ACT 1233

Social Networks

Public

8,390

undergraduate students

1,032

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
38%
400-499
46%
300-399
7%
200-299
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
35%
400-499
46%
300-399
7%
200-299
2%
700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
29%
400-499
51%
300-399
14%
200-299
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
29%
18-23
47%
12-17
17%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
33%
18-23
46%
12-17
17%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Hammond, IN

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Hammond, IN

203-acre campus in Hammond (population: 79,686), 25 miles from Chicago. Public transportation serves campus.

Purdue University — Calumet
2200 169th Street
Hammond, IN 46323-2094

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
6%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
14%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 1% of male students
 
2 sororities 1% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
71%
Bottom 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
38%
400-499
46%
300-399
7%
200-299
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
35%
400-499
46%
300-399
7%
200-299
2%
700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
29%
400-499
51%
300-399
14%
200-299
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
29%
18-23
47%
12-17
17%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
4%
24-29
33%
18-23
46%
12-17
17%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,470
Declined + 475
Total Received 1,945

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Dorothy E. Frink
Associate Director, Admissions and Recruitment
P: 800 HI-PURDUE, extension 2213
F: 219 989-2775
adms@purduecal.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,530
Room & board $8,094
Additional fees $711
Books & supplies $1,570
Total $16,905
Average Financial Aid - $7,409
Total with Avg. Aid $9,496

Financial Aid

10%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$7,409

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $11,742,287
State $4,514,969
Institutional $350,524
Other external $650
Total $16,608,430

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $40,077
Institutional $2,624,680
Other external $1,853,363
Total $4,518,120

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA
Mascot
Peregrine
School colors
gold and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Architectural Engineering Technology
Biology
Business
Business Administration/Management
Business/Commerce
Chemistry
Child Development/Family Studies
Civil Engineering
Clinical Lab Science/Medical Technology
Communication
Communications
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer/Information Sciences
Early Childhood Education
Education
Electrical/Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education
Emergency Medical Services
Engineering
English
History
Human Development/Family Studies
Information Systems/Computer Programming
Liberal Arts/Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechatronics Engineering Technology
Modeling/Simulation/Visualization
Nursing
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology
Speech Communication/Rhetoric
Technology
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Undergraduate

89%

8,390
students

Female
57%
4,791

Male
43%
3,599

Graduate

11%

1,032
students

Female
59%
611

Male
41%
421

undergraduateFull-time

57%

4,836
students

Female
50%
2,381

Male
50%
2,455

undergraduatePart-time

43%

3,554
students

Female
68%
2,410

Male
32%
1,144

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
51%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

86%

Transfer applicants accepted

53%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: January 3

Summer: May 26

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 43
Countries most often represented Bangladesh
Brazil
China
Ecuador
India
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Dallas Kenny
Assistant Vice Chancellor for International Affairs
219 989-1104
ipo@purduecal.edu

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