Transportation

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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3 College Sophomore

Transportation: If students live near campus then they can ride with their friends or can simply walk. If they don't live as close then there are city busses and cars to commute.

3 College Junior

Transportation: We have the campus vans/buses.

3 College Sophomore

Transportation: It is mostly a commuter campus and I am a commuter using my own car so I cannot say much on this topic.

4 College Sophomore

Transportation: The school has a bus that takes students who sign up around town over the weekend. This makes it very convenient and easy to get groceries or other store-bought goods.

3 College Junior

Transportation: It's Purdue Calumet, It is a commuter school a lot of the students who attend live off campus. For most students, a car is necessary.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 161st
    Best Car Campuses
  • 496th
    Best Campus Transit
  • 999th
    Most Easily Accessible Town

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Student Polls

How convenient is the campus-provided transportation?    Based on 33 responses

  • 18% Nonexistent.
  • 0% Extremely difficult to utilize-it's not reliable nor is it convenient for a student's schedule.
  • 30% Moderately difficult to utilize, the pick-up times and locations are far and few between.
  • 27% Somewhat accessible with a schedule that usually parallels class times.
  • 24% Easily accessible, runs frequently and has many pick-up locations.

How necessary is it to have a car on campus?    Based on 33 responses

  • 0% You can't have a car here.
  • 15% Cars are totally pointless. Everything you need is within walking distance.
  • 21% Students usually walk or take the bus, but cars are nice for venturing outside the bus line.
  • 27% The shuttle/bus service often fails to meet student needs, so a car is very practical.
  • 36% Campus is isolated, so students rely mostly on cars to get them where they need to go.

Rate the cost of the following transit options    Based on 28 responses

Non-applicable
Free
  • Campus shuttle
  • Public transportation
  • Taxis
  • Zip cars

Rate the convenience of long-distance transportation to travel between home and school    Based on 28 responses

Non-applicable
Very convenient
  • Airport
  • Passenger bus
  • Passenger train
  • Ride sharing

Rate the convenience of the following transit options    Based on 28 responses

Non-applicable
Very convenient
  • Campus shuttle
  • Public transportation
  • Taxis
  • Zip cars

How easy is it to get around town?    Based on 33 responses

  • 3% Very difficult.
  • 9% Fairly difficult.
  • 58% Fairly easy.
  • 30% Very easy.
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