We are an academically comprehensive regional university and part of the internationally respected Purdue University system. (Our graduates earn a Purdue degree!).
We are strategically committed to helping qualified, achievement-oriented students persist and succeed in earning a Purdue degree. The school offers baccalaureate and master's degrees in 50 programs of study, plus professional certificates, in such traditional Purdue strengths as engineering; technologies; professional programs of nursing, management/business, and education; natural, behavioral, and social sciences; communication; and the liberal arts.
Purdue University Calumet is distinctive by the inclusion of structured experiential learning—the integration of traditional classroom learning with the applied learning that occurs in a job or other real world setting—including internships, cooperative education, research, study abroad, service learning, design projects, or practica in the academic study programs of all baccalaureate degree-seeking students.