Purdue University-Calumet Campus (Purdue-Calumet)

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Purdue University-Calumet Campus can be found in Hammond, IN, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 11,000 students enrolled per year at Purdue-Calumet.

A large majority of students at Purdue University-Calumet Campus scored in the range of 870 (25th percentile) - 1080 (75th percentile) on the SAT. 61% of all applicants are admitted to Purdue-Calumet, from which 53% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at webs.purduecal.edu.

Overall Purdue-Calumet Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Purdue University-Calumet Campus was reported as 60.6% in Fall 2013 with over 2,590 college applications submitted to Purdue-Calumet. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Purdue University-Calumet Campus has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 62.7%
  • 2010-2011: 47.5%
  • 2011-2012: 46.5%
  • 2012-2013: 47.4%
  • 2013-2014: 60.6%
  • Projected Purdue-Calumet Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 53.2%

How Does Purdue-Calumet Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Purdue-Calumet is nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Calumet College of Saint Joseph40.0%
Indiana University-Northwest76.3%
Chicago State University28.7%
Saint Xavier University50.6%
Trinity Christian College90.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

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