Purdue University Calumet (PUC) is an academically comprehensive university and part of the Purdue University System. Purdue Calumet is committed to experiential education, providing a range of opportunities for students to engage in active learning experiences and research through the University’s connections with industries in Northwest Indiana and the nearby Chicago area. The small class sizes, friendly student services, cost-effective tuition, and high quality classrooms and laboratories make Purdue Calumet an invaluable educational opportunity for international students.
At Purdue University Calumet, more than 10,000 students attend classes in which the student faculty ratio is 17 to 1. PUC provides international students the opportunity to earn a world-regarded degree at an excellent value. The real-world environment gives students a competitive advantage as they start their careers or seek acceptance to graduate school. PUC’s expert faculty, advanced computer resources, and community partnerships provide a truly world-class education.
Purdue University Calumet’s 167-acre campus is located in Hammond, Indiana, in the Midwestern region of the United States. The vibrant neighborhood campus is just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, Illinois and near the shores of Lake Michigan. Learning and living among the geographically and ethnically diverse communities of Northwest Indiana, within minutes of Chicago, gives students at Purdue Calumet a unique perspective. The campus is the second most diverse four-year public university in the state of Indiana. Nearly 40 percent of the student body consists of minority enrollees and international students.