Your Campus, Your Community


Close to Chicago!

Student life is the heartbeat of Purdue Calumet. New experiences, lifelong relationships, leadership opportunities, – all are part of your campus life here. Most of all, you’ll have FUN.

You can get involved with any of nearly 100 student organizations, ranging from career-related to special interest to religious to multicultural. Join a sorority or fraternity. Or participate in a robust intramurals program that includes more than 40 offerings – from air hockey to wiffleball and growing all the time.

International Students

More than 680 International Students from 44 Countries

Purdue Calumet’s student body is one of the most diverse in the state of Indiana. About one-third of the university’s students are members of minority groups and 57 percent are women. Approximately 7 percent are international students representing 44 different countries.

“The biggest thing that I loved about coming here was the diversity. It was an eye-opening experience, the different cultures, people. It is very important to consider that – you’re not going to work with just one culture.” — ARMANDO CABRERA (BS ’13, Electrical Engineering Technology)

Students at The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus concert

Living on Campus

Students hanging out in a dorm room
Students hanging out with balloons in the backgroundLearning and living on campus gives you access to a unique perspective with Northwest Indiana’s proximity to Chicago, as well as diversity in landscape and cultures.

Purdue Calumet’s on-campus apartment complex, The University Village, offers:

  • Fully-furnished, apartment-style living
  • Private bedrooms
  • Full kitchen with dishwasher
  • Quiet study rooms
  • Dish Network service and wi fi
  • Shuttle trips for shopping
  • Activities
  • and much more.