Caldwell University

Caldwell, NJ

Caldwell University is a church-affiliated, liberal arts institution. Founded as a college for women in 1939, it adopted coeducation in 1986. Its 70-acre campus is located in Caldwell, 20 miles from New York City.

School Profiles: Undergrad Science & Engineering Health & Medicine International Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$36,900

$36,900

not including room and board

More Financial Details

undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

1

teacher

13

students

More Student Details

Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,289
Declined + 238
Total Received 3,527
More Admissions Details

Private (nonprofit)

1,704

undergraduate students

496

graduate students

More Student Details

Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Business Administration
  3. Nursing
More Majors

Codes

SAT 2072
ACT 2542

Social Networks

People Who Liked This School Also Liked…

Name Location
Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
Seton Hall University South Orange, NJ
Boston University Boston, MA
New York University New York, NY
Manhattan College Riverdale, NY
Stanford University Stanford, CA
Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA
Harvard University Cambridge, MA
University of Connecticut Storrs, CT
See All School Suggestions for You
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Caldwell UniversityLogo Caldwell UniversityLogo

Location

School Facts

Caldwell University is a church-affiliated, liberal arts institution. Founded as a college for women in 1939, it adopted coeducation in 1986. Its 70-acre campus is located in Caldwell, 20 miles from New York City.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,200
Established in 1939
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEAP Continuing Education Accreditation Program
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour

Caldwell, NJ

70-acre, suburban campus in Caldwell (population: 8,085), 10 miles from Newark and 20 miles from New York City. Major airport and train serve Newark; bus serves Caldwell. Public transportation serves campus.

Caldwell University
120 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
36%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
52%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
2 fraternities 1% of male students
 
3 sororities 8% of female students
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
27%
Top 1/2
67%
Bottom 1/2
33%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
46%
400-499
37%
700-800
6%
600-699
13%
500-599
47%
400-499
31%
300-399
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
15%
18-23
46%
12-17
30%
6-11
7%
30-36
2%
24-29
17%
18-23
55%
12-17
26%
30-36
2%
24-29
15%
18-23
57%
12-17
26%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
April 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,289
Declined + 238
Total Received 3,527

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Admissions Right Now

Admissions Contact

Stephen Quinn
Vice President of Enrollment Management and Communication
P: 888 864-9556
F: 973 618-3600
admissions@caldwell.edu

Financial Aid

78%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$32,209

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $34,900
Room & board $12,760
Additional fees $2,000
Books & supplies $2,600
Total $52,260
Average Financial Aid - $32,209
Total with Avg. Aid $20,051

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,139,697
State $7,705,555
Institutional $21,657,828
Other external $325,613
Total $33,828,693

Non-need-based

Federal $2,263
State $107,308
Institutional $6,459,470
Other external $185,994
Total $6,755,035
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 973 618-3221
F: 973 618-3650
financialaid@caldwell.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Eileen Felske
Director of Financial Aid
efelske@caldwell.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
football
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, cheerleading, flag football, kickball, martial arts, soccer, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Athletic Directors

Mark Corino (men's)
Executive Director, Athletics
email

Mark Corino (women's)
Executive Director, Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference, Sprint Football League
Mascot
Cougars
School colors
scarlet, white, and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Behavior Analysis
Applied Behavioral Analysis
Applied Language
Art
Art Therapy
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication/Media Studies
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Curriculum Development/Instructional Technology
Education
Educational Administration
Educational Leadership
English
Esports Management
Financial Economics
Health Science
Healthcare Administration
Higher Education
History
Individualized Majors
Literacy Instruction
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Technology
Music
Nursing
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health Education
Social Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Sport Management
Theology
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Business Administration
  3. Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,200

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

77%

1,704
students

Female
64%
1,089

Male
36%
615

23%

496
students

Female
78%
388

Male
22%
108

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

1,608
students

Female
63%
1,013

Male
37%
595

6%

96
students

Female
80%
76

Male
20%
20

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Student Break-down

11%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
31%
Hispanic/Latino
31%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

51%

Transfer applicants accepted

43%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 34
Countries most often represented Ghana
Jamaica
Nepal
Trinidad & Tobago
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Jan Marco Jiras
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
973 618-3620
intadmissions@caldwell.edu

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway