Calumet College Of Saint Joseph

Calumet College Of Saint Joseph

Calumet College of St. Joseph, abbreviated as CCSJ, was established in 1951 by the Missionaries of the Precious Blood. It is a private, Roman Catholic, four-year college. CCSJ is based in Whiting, Indiana, near the border of Chicago. The College offers a wide range of academic programs in areas of study including education, humanities, religious studies, management information systems, communication, and accounting.

The athletic teams at CCSJ are known as the Crimson Wave. CCSJ is a member of the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). CCSJ sponsors men's and women's teams in sports such as basketball, bowling, cross country, tennis, track and field, golf, and soccer. CCSJ scholarships and grants are available for students who need financial assistance.

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Contacting Calumet College

Calumet College of Saint Joseph
2400 New York Ave
Whiting , IN 46394
General Phone: (219) 473-7770

Calumet College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Security and Law Enforcement245criminal justice and administration
Business and Management60business management, business administration, accounting
Education and Teaching54elementary school teaching, secondary teaching
Liberal Arts15English, liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities, social services
Computer Science and Engineering10computer and info science
Medical Administration9health care administration
Therapy and Counseling8psychology
Law8legal assistant
Photography and Commercial Art6multimedia
Family and Social Work5human services, social work
Religion and Philosophy1religion, religious studies
Media1communication studies

Number of programs and degrees for Calumet College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree29719
Associate's degree168
Master's degree1092
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years05

Calumet College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Calumet College had a total enrollment of 1,238 students (951 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 86%
Graduate 14%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 48%
Black 29%
Hispanic 22%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 9%
20-21 11%
22-24 10%
25-29 13%
30-34 13%
35-39 13%
40-49 21%
50-64 8%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Calumet College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 53 %
Part-Time 36 %

Calumet College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Whiting, Indiana for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Indiana Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Calumet College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 12,460
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 12,460
Books and supplies $ 1,500

Financial Aid:
Calumet College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 183400)

Calumet College Faculty

Calumet College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track55
Non-tenured and not on tenure track41

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year3$68,2241*
Assistant professorcalendar year2*2*
Instructorcalendar year3$50,8560*
Lecturercalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year8$58,7114$59,285

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year3$53,6952*
Associate professoracademic year5$47,3320*
Assistant professoracademic year5$48,3423$44,665
Instructoracademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year14$48,4475$47,738

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Calumet College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Baseball Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Track Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports273865

Calumet College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Family And Social Work
Human Services, General
Social Work

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Photography And Commercial Art

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies, Other

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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