Caldwell University

Caldwell, NJ

Caldwell University

Caldwell, NJ

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Undergrad Science & Engineering Health & Medicine International Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$36,900

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

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

1,704

undergraduate students

496

graduate students

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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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,200
Established in 1939
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

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.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Newark Liberty International

Caldwell University
120 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ
07006

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
36%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • International Student Organization (ISO)
  • Latino American Student Organization (LASO)
  • Filipino Organization Rooted in Caldwell's Excellence (FORCE)
  • Health Professions Club (HPC)
  • Dance Team

Top Events

  • Caldwell Fest
  • Homecoming Bonfire
  • Halloween Party
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
27%
Top 1/2
67%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
16%
500-599
46%
400-499
37%
700-800
6%
600-699
12%
500-599
47%
400-499
31%
300-399
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
15%
18-23
57%
12-17
26%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline April 1
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.28

Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,289
Declined 238
Total Received 3,527

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

talent/ability
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 35
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $34,900
Room & board $12,760
Additional fees $2,000
Books & supplies $2,600
Other fees $2,200
Total $54,460
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-country running
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Applied Linguistics
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Graphic Design
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Information Technology
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, General
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Theology/Theological Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

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

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 79%
Student 4 year graduation rate 54%
Student 5 year graduation rate 13%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

11%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
30%
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

33

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

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
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