Academics

Location
Hammond, IN
Undergrads
5,535
Tuition (in-state)
$15,336 ($6,789)
Admission Difficulty
Average
Branch Campus Of
Purdue University
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4 College Sophomore

Academics: The professors and curriculum here are very good. The professors are very knowledgeable and have many years experience in their fields. The classes are structured so students have practice doing things they would be doing in the field or in their career, which I find helpful and useful.

3 College Sophomore

Academics: I like how interative my teachers are in my major. They are interested in what they do.

3 College Senior

Academics: My major is good. I am studying to become a teacher and my major is Elementary education with a certificate in special education. My major allows us to go to different schools each semester and get hands on experience in the classroom.

3 College Senior

Academics: The academics offered at my school is good. The academics offered at my school is good because my school offers many majors options and someone can get a job easily in their field of study.

3 College Student

Academics: If you want to complete pre-pharmacy requirements in 2 years, it is a lot of work.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 225th
    Most Available Classes
  • 301st
    Best Use of Teaching Assistants
  • 303rd
    Best Technology in the Classroom
  • 333rd
    Best Student-Faculty Ratio
  • 407th
    Best Registration Process

Student Author Overview

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Facts & Statistics

Student-Faculty Ratio
19:1
Full-Time Instructional Faculty
289
Part-Time Instructional Faculty
263
Total FT Faculty
289
Faculty with Terminal Degree
67%
Average Faculty Salary
$69,010
Full-Time Retention Rate
69%
Part-Time Retention Rate
45%
Transfer-Out Rate
37%
Graduation Rate
29%
Programs/Majors Offered
49
Academic/Career Counseling?
Yes
Remedial Services?
Yes
Instructional Programs
Occupational: Yes
Academic: Yes
Continuing Professional: Yes
Recreational/Avocational: No
Adult Basic Remedial: Yes
Secondary (High School): No
Special Credit Opportunities
Advanced Placement (AP) Credits: Yes
Dual Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credits: No
Degrees Awarded
  • Associate degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-bachelor's certificate
  • Post-master's certificate
Most Popular Majors
  • Accounting: 3%
  • Business Administration and Management: 6%
  • Engineering, Other: 3%
  • Registered Nursing (RN): 7%
Special Study Options
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Student Polls

Rate your school's academic environment on the following topics    Based on 30 responses

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  • Academic advisers
  • Class availability
  • Consistency in grading
  • Course subject variety
  • Curriculum flexibility
  • Gen-Ed requirements
  • Manageability of workload
  • Online course options
  • Quality of teaching assistants (TAs)
  • Scheduling/registration process
  • Technology in the classroom

Rate your school's professors on the following topics    Based on 31 responses

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Excellent
  • Accessibility
  • Communication skills
  • General knowledge
  • Interest in class subjects
  • Interest in students
  • Time spent in classroom
  • Use of teaching assistants

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