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We are TRANSFER FRIENDLY

You will experience a seamless transfer process as well as personalized service from CCSJ staff and faculty.

  • Admission Process
  • Why CCSJ?
  1. Complete an ONLINE APPLICATION for admission

  2. Submit all official college transcripts from regionally accredited colleges and universities

  3. Submit high school transcript only if you have earned less than 12 transferable college credit hours. GED also accepted.

  4. Take ACCUPLACER Test on CCSJ campus if so required by the Office of Enrollment Management
    ACCUPLACER - Practice Test

The Office of Admissions will inform you of an admission decision in writing shortly after your file is complete. An Admission Counselor will also contact you personally to keep you informed of the steps necessary to complete the enrollment process. Calumet College of St. Joseph does not require a tuition deposit to confirm enrollment

Your classes will not take place in a big lecture hall and won’t be taught by a teacher’s assistant. CCSJ has a student to faculty ratio of 15:1. Our faculty bring years of working experience into the classroom to share with you. Do you have scheduling conflicts due to work? We have day, evening, and weekend classes available for our working students. Diversity is our mission. We are one of the most diverse institutions in the Midwest, according to U.S. News and World Reports. You get the opportunity of learning in a diverse setting as well as learning about different cultures while at CCSJ. Because private college doesn’t have to be unattainable due to cost. We offer the lowest tuition for any private four-year college in the State of Indiana. Students from other states do not pay out of state tuition. At least 90% of our students receive some form of financial aid.
We are building tradition one sport at a time. CCSJ athletics has received local, regional, national recognition for its athletic programs as well as for our scholar-athletes. We are a member of the NAIA and the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference. We have had the Coach of the Year, Player of the Year, and Freshman of the Year in the CCAC within the last five years for Men’s basketball as well as National Qualifiers in Men’s and Women’s Bowling and Men’s Track and Field. Our student-athletes Ride the Tide of Crimson Wave Pride! The opportunity to intern in your field of study. Our students have been placed in over 200 different locations for internships. Our students even interned at the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado!
A long standing history of educating the Calumet region in the Catholic tradition.
Because… WE ARE THE CRIMSON WAVE!




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Frequently Asked Questions


CCSJ is on a rolling admissions timeline. It is recommended that you complete the application for admission the semester before enrolling at CCSJ so you can have time to request your college transcripts and any other information that is pertinent to the admissions process.
There is no application fee needed to apply to CCSJ.
You must have at least 12 transferable credit hours to be considered a transfer student and must have at least a 2.0 G.P.A. on a 4.0 scale to be considered for regular admission. If your transfer G.P.A. is under 2.0, you will be considered for admission into the PACE PROGRAM.
PACE is a one-year program that helps students succeed at the college by offering mentoring, tutoring, and advising sessions for students.
In most cases, all transferable credit must be from regionally accredited colleges and universities and must be 100 level or above.
If you have less than 12 transferable credits from your college or university, you will need to have your high school transcripts sent to CCSJ.
If you attended a two-year college, 66 credits is the maximum that will be allowed to transfer to CCSJ. If you attended a four-year college or university, 94 credits is the maximum that will be allowed to transfer to CCSJ.
Possibly. A CCSJ Transfer Admissions Counselor will review your college transcript.
CCSJ has transfer agreements with several local two-year colleges.
Yes, we have one scholarship available for transfer students: the Transfer Scholarship. Visit our Financial Aid Page for more information about the scholarship and any other financial aid information.
CCSJ offers a number of student activities including athletics and student organizations that are available for all students. Visit the Student Life Page for more information.





Information for Parents



Office of Enrollment



  • (219) 473-4215


  • admissions@ccsj.edu


  • Room 116



  • Hours
    Monday, Thursday & Friday:
    8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

    Tuesday & Wednesday:
    8:30 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.





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