Tuition & Fees

$34,715

$34,715

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,954
Declined + 1,479
Total Received 4,433
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Private (nonprofit)

1,646

undergraduate students

530

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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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 2,176
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)

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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
50%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
29%
Top 1/2
67%
Bottom 1/2
33%
Bottom 1/4
9%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
55%
400-499
29%
300-399
1%
700-800
7%
600-699
13%
500-599
49%
400-499
29%
300-399
2%
30-36
4%
24-29
14%
18-23
47%
12-17
32%
6-11
3%
30-36
5%
24-29
16%
18-23
30%
12-17
49%
30-36
5%
24-29
12%
18-23
49%
12-17
33%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
April 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline December 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Uknown
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,954
Declined + 1,479
Total Received 4,433

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 Right Now

Admissions Contact

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

Financial Aid

77%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$30,301

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,990
Room & board $12,025
Additional fees $1,725
Books & supplies $2,100
Total $48,840
Average Financial Aid - $30,301
Total with Avg. Aid $18,539

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,647,759
State $7,061,486
Institutional $18,870,777
Other external $330,467
Total $29,910,489

Non-need-based

Federal
State $40,368
Institutional $6,568,468
Other external $199,383
Total $6,808,219
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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

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Athletic Directors

Mark Corino (men'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
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
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Nursing
  3. Business Administration

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

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

2,176

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

1,646
students

Female
67%
1,102

Male
33%
544

24%

530
students

Female
80%
426

Male
20%
104

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

1,515
students

Female
66%
999

Male
34%
516

8%

131
students

Female
79%
103

Male
21%
28

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Student Break-down

12%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
27%
Hispanic/Latino
32%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

57%

Transfer applicants accepted

32%

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
  • 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

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

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 36
Countries most often represented Bangladesh
Jamaica
Nepal
Norway
Spain
The Netherlands
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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