Calumet City, Illinois (IL) Colleges and Universities

While there aren't any schools directly in Calumet City, there are 47 colleges within 25 miles. Sticking exclusively to public and not-for-profit private school options, we'll break down several key attributes of nearby schools to aid you in your search.

Learn about the graduation rates, net prices, population sizes, and distance from Calumet City of colleges in your area. These statistics have been calculated by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to Calumet City, Illinois

Calumet City is located very close to Chicago, as well as some towns in Indiana. As a result, students wishing to attend school in the Calumet City area have an array of four-year public schools, four-year private universities, and two-year colleges to think about before deciding. The closest schools to Calumet City are:

  • South Suburban College (2.6 miles)
  • Chicago State University (6.7 miles)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (6.7 miles)
  • Prairie State College (7.8 miles)
  • Saint Xavier University (9.9 miles)

Largest Schools near Calumet City, Illinois

Students searching around Calumet City have a diverse blend of options when it comes to size. The largest school is the University of Illinois at Chicago, boasting a student population of 27,969. The next largest colleges near Calumet City are:

  • DePaul University (23,799 students)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (15,286 students)
  • University of Chicago (15,097 students)
  • Columbia College-Chicago (9,440 students)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College (9,392 students)

Lowest Net Price

Net price can be a crucial statistic when trying to determine what you'll still need to pay for college after financial aid is received. In this section, we'll discuss numbers that apply to full-time undergraduate students based on the 2014-2015 school year. The college offering the lowest net price near Calumet city is the community college of Morton College, which boasts a net price of $3,999. Other relatively low-cost options include:

  • Moraine Valley Community College ($4,573)
  • South Suburban College ($4,608)
  • Prairie State College ($7,831)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College ($8,599)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College ($8,712)

Highest Graduation Rate

The rates discussed here are exclusive to undergraduate students who are enrolled full-time and graduated within 150% of normal time by 2015. For bachelor's programs, that means six years or less. The University of Chicago has by far the highest graduation rate around at 92%. The next highest rates are:

  • DePaul University (73%)
  • Illinois Institute of Technology (73%)
  • Trinity Christian College (62%)
  • University of Illinois at Chicago (60%)
  • Dominican University (59%)

Students looking to attend school close to Calumet City have numerous college options at their disposal, with many nearby schools boasting high enrollment numbers, low overall costs, notable graduation rates and reasonable travel distances.

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