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Calumet College of St. Joseph

Calumet College of St. Joseph (CCSJ) is a private, four-year Catholic institution, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, offering master’s, bachelor’s, and associate’s degrees. Located blocks from Lake Michigan and minutes from downtown Chicago, we offer a vibrant and stimulating learning environment while remaining affordable and accessible to all students. Our committed faculty are able to connect with students through small class sizes and individualized attention. Our values-based approach, rooted in the Catholic tradition, grounds students in the importance of social justice, service, and community.

CCSJ’s accepting, supportive, community environment empowers our unique student body to explore their passions, embrace their purpose and achieve their goals—be it in the classroom, with our competitive sports teams, among our robust student groups and beyond graduation.

CCSJ #1 Most Diverse College in Indiana

Source: U.S. News & World Report 2020


and Programs

Calumet College of St. Joseph offers students 17 undergraduate degrees, three accelerated degrees and five graduate degrees.


Job Posting: Student Success and Retention Coordinator
Job Posting: Student Success and Retention Coordinator
Student Success and Retention Coordinator Department: Student Engagement and Retention Status: Full-Time, 12 month, Exempt (Salary), Benefits-Eligible Reports to: Vice President for Student Engagement and Retention Application Deadline: Position Open Until Filled Position Summary: The Student Success and Retention Coordinator is responsible for the overall implementation and coordination of retention programming and initiatives to support and enhance student engagement and…
2024 Commencement
2024 Commencement
US Ambassador Joe Donnelly Addresses CCSJ Graduating Class WHITING, IN - US Ambassador to the Holy See Joe Donnelly addressed a full house at Calumet College of St. Joseph’s annual Commencement on Saturday, as families gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of their loved ones. The former Senator welcomed graduates, noting that he was “like so many of you, a first-generation…
Senior Spotlight: Marcia Keilman
Senior Spotlight: Marcia Keilman
Celebrating the Class of 2024! As the academic journey of Marcia Keilman at Calumet College of St. Joseph ends, she stands ready to embark on the next chapter of her life with a mix of nostalgia and excitement. Hailing from Crown Point, Indiana, Marcia's tenure at CCSJ has been transformative, marked by academic excellence, athletic achievements, and a strong sense…

Faculty members at CCSJ strive to help you achieve your goals, pushing you beyond your potential and opening doors to new opportunities. By taking the initiative to ask for what you need, you can make the most of their support.

Carlos Macias, Class of 2023

Humanities Fest was always the event that impacted me the most. I loved meeting new people and hearing about others’ experiences at the school. It also made me enjoy my social justice and humanities courses more to the point where I could participate in class discussions comfortably.

Elisama Gurrola, Class of 2023

I have sensed God’s movement all throughout my time at CCSJ. Getting the opportunity to even come to CCSJ was all through God blessing me. I have had so many great opportunities here at CCSJ. Internships, jobs, scholarships and more. I can only thank God for these blessings.

Dylan Hill, Class of 2023

If you are looking for a place that helps students step outside their bubble, try new things, learn about their future career in a small setting, and make life long friends, CCSJ is the perfect place for you!

Kaelyn Keith, Class of 2023

President McCormack has been an exceptional source of inspiration and support throughout my academic journey. She constantly encouraged and motivated me to push my boundaries and strive for excellence. Her unwavering belief in my potential has been instrumental in shaping my confidence and self-belief.

Moises Castillo, Class of 2023