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Tuition & Fees

$33,900

$33,900

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
45%
400-499
37%
300-399
1%
700-800
10%
600-699
10%
500-599
42%
400-499
35%
300-399
3%
30-36
7%
24-29
12%
18-23
52%
12-17
29%
30-36
7%
24-29
19%
18-23
42%
12-17
32%
30-36
7%
24-29
12%
18-23
52%
12-17
29%
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undergraduateRatios

30%

70%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,418
Declined + 413
Total Received 2,831
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Private (nonprofit)

1,637

undergraduate students

577

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Nursing
  3. Business Administration
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Codes

SAT 2072
ACT 2542

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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 2,214
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)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

Caldwell, NJ

70-acre, suburban campus in Caldwell (population: 7,239), 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

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
37%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
57%
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

 
1 fraternities 1% of male students
 
2 sororities 4% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
32%
Top 1/2
69%
Bottom 1/2
31%
Bottom 1/4
10%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
45%
400-499
37%
300-399
1%
700-800
10%
600-699
10%
500-599
42%
400-499
35%
300-399
3%
30-36
7%
24-29
12%
18-23
52%
12-17
29%
30-36
7%
24-29
19%
18-23
42%
12-17
32%
30-36
7%
24-29
12%
18-23
52%
12-17
29%

Admissions Facts

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

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,418
Declined + 413
Total Received 2,831

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

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Admissions Contact

Stephen Quinn
Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management
P: 973 618-3500
F: 973 618-3600
admissions@caldwell.edu

Cost

Tuition $32,250
Room & board $11,710
Additional fees $1,650
Books & supplies $2,100
Total $47,710
Average Financial Aid - $26,608
Total with Avg. Aid $21,102

Financial Aid

74%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$26,608

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,220,482
State $5,401,421
Institutional $14,183,552
Other external $528,343
Total $23,333,798

Non-need-based

Federal $4,990
State $11,882
Institutional $5,955,674
Other external $289,197
Total $6,261,743

Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference, Sprint Football League
Mascot
Cougars
School colors
scarlet, white, and gold
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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
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Education
Educational Leadership
English
Financial Economics
Health Science
Healthcare Administration
History
Individualized Majors
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Technology
Music
Nursing
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health Education
Social Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Sport Management
Theology
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Undergraduate

74%

1,637
students

Female
70%
1,152

Male
30%
485

Graduate

26%

577
students

Female
82%
476

Male
18%
101

undergraduateFull-time

88%

1,446
students

Female
71%
1,016

Male
29%
430

undergraduatePart-time

12%

191
students

Female
72%
136

Male
28%
55

Student Break-down

11%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
Hispanic/Latino
35%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
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

43%

Transfer applicants accepted

38%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s)
Interview
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

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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
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 28
Countries most often represented Bangladesh
Ghana
Jamaica
Nepal
Sweden
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Maulin Joshi
Director of International Student Services
973 618-3519
international@caldwell.edu

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