Office of the Chancellor

Welcome to Purdue University Calumet.

Purdue University Calumet is an exceptional, forward-thinking, comprehensive university offering baccalaureate through master’s degrees in 50 programs of study and is home to approximately 10,000 students. Located in Hammond, Indiana and approximately 25 miles from downtown Chicago, Purdue University Calumet is the community of choice for intelligent, ambitious students looking for a great education in a nurturing and diverse environment.

Primary Mission

Our primary mission is preparing our students to be dynamic professionals, engaged community leaders, and lifelong learners. Through challenging classroom instruction and a wealth of experiential learning opportunities, Purdue University Calumet graduates provide valuable contributions in their communities and chosen fields.

Purdue University Calumet offers a diverse and innovative array of services and programs designed to serve the educational needs of our students while enhancing economic growth and development opportunities in our community. We are extraordinarily supportive of our students’ beneficial academic, professional, cultural and community pursuits and offer many opportunities to further their engagement and growth.