A Place Where You Belong

Whether you are thinking about starting college, determined to complete your degree or working to advance your education, CCSJ has a place for you.

Breaking Down Barriers

Calumet College of St. Joseph is empowered to truly know our community of students. We’ll give you the support you need to complete your degree, secure a job in your field and contribute to the economic growth and social fabric of your community.

Financial Support

95% of our students receive financial aid, and all admitted students are automatically considered for internal scholarships and grants.

Academic Support

All students can receive comprehensive academic support that offers hands-on academic resources and guidance, free of charge.

Personal Support

We serve our diverse student body through the lens of social justice and with an ethic of service. Everyone in our community can utilize our services to support their personal needs.


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 2022-2023



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…
Senior Spotlight: Kylee Bunnell
Senior Spotlight: Kylee Bunnell
Celebrating the Class of 2024! Senior Kylee Bunnell is a shining example of perseverance and determination. Originally from Colorado Springs, Colorado, Kylee was introduced to Calumet College of St. Joseph by a former teammate. She took the initiative to contact softball coach Dave Lopez and explore all the athletic and academic opportunities CCSJ offered. This spring, Kylee will graduate with…

EXCELLENT SCHOOL. I received a great education from some of the coolest educators around. I recommend this school to anyone, especially if you’re into the humanities.

Arnold Rojas, Class of 2015

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