Ivy Tech and Calumet College of St. Joseph expand transfer options for students

GARY – Ivy Tech Community College and Calumet College of St. Joseph signed an agreement on Friday, January 14 that will allow for broader transfer of credits between the two institutions.  The agreement will allow for transfer of all 66 credits from Ivy Tech’s associate of science degrees in accounting, business, and computer information systems to Calumet College’s bachelor degrees in the same subjects.  Any student transferring from any one of Ivy Tech’s 23 campuses can seamlessly transfer credits from the three programs to Calumet College of St. Joseph.  

Gina Rue, dean of the School of Business at Ivy Tech Northwest said, “Calumet College has been a good partner in the past, making sure we ensure that our students achieve their educational goals.  This is just a continuation of broadening the options for northwest Indiana students.” 

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Calumet College of St. Joseph serves some 1,300 students enrolled in one of 17 undergraduate programs, three degree-completion programs designed to serve working professionals, and four graduate programs.  

Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech is the state’s largest public post-secondary institution and the nation’s largest singly-accredited statewide community college system with more than 200,000 students enrolled annually.  Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana.  It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana.  It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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