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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,193 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
2,810 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
52.1% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
307 Graduates


The median in-state tuition at Purdue University-Calumet Campus is $6,341, which is $650 less than the national median in-state tuition of $6,991. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $15,193, which is 239% of the cost for in-state students, and is $3,183 less than the national median out-of-state tuition of $18,376.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,012.

In 2016, 47% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 39% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Purdue University-Calumet Campus received 2,810 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 5.28% annual growth. Out of those 2,810 applicants, 1,649 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 58.7% acceptance rate.

There were 9,194 students enrolled at Purdue University-Calumet Campus in 2016, and 56% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Purdue University-Calumet Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 54%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Purdue University-Calumet Campus has a total enrollment of 9,194 students. The full-time enrollment at Purdue University-Calumet Campus is 4,794 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,400. This means that 52.1% of students enrolled at Purdue University-Calumet Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Purdue University-Calumet Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 49.5% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, 10.6% Black or African American, 2.55% Asian, 2.14% Two or More Races, 0.17% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.12% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Purdue University-Calumet Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (12.4%), followed by White Female (11.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.41%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (0.62%), followed by White Male (0.24%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (0.11%).

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In 2016, 482 more women than men graduated from Purdue University-Calumet Campus. The majority of students graduating from Purdue University-Calumet Campus are White. These 1,156 graduates mean that there were 4.06 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 285 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Purdue University-Calumet Campus is Registered Nursing with 712 graduates, followed by General Business Administration & Management with 105 graduates and Speech Communication & Rhetoric with 56 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Purdue University-Calumet Campus, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Engineering Technologies, with 231 graduates, followed by Human Sciences with 79 graduates and English with 50 graduates.


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Purdue University-Calumet Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $16.4M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.58M (21.9%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($414,206 on $28.9M) across all Master's Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Purdue University-Calumet Campus had a total expenditure of $110M. Of that $110M, they spent $56M on salaries and $15M on benefits.

Purdue University-Calumet Campus employs 84 Associate professors, 62 Professors, and 42 Assistant professors. Most academics at Purdue University-Calumet Campus are Female Associate professors (45), Male Professors (44), and Male Associate professors (39).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Purdue University-Calumet Campus are: Office and Administrative Support, with 121 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 120 employees, and Service with 60 employees.



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