Caldwell University

Caldwell, NJ

Caldwell University

Caldwell, NJ

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Helping to prepare our future healthcare workforce

At the core of a Caldwell University education is our liberal arts curriculum, designed to guide students to develop critical-thinking skills, appreciate diverse cultures, and acquire a moral and civic awareness. The knowledge, intellectual skills, sensitivities, and creativity you acquire transcend any major of study and profession for a lifetime of growth. According to a recent survey by the Association of American Colleges and Universities, 80% of employers agree that, regardless of major, every college student should acquire broad knowledge in the liberal arts and sciences. 

The University’s most popular offerings include undergraduate degrees in Business, Psychology, Nursing, and Education. Caldwell has 36 undergraduate degrees and 31 graduate programs, including new programs in Computer Science, eSports Management, Public Health Education, and Healthcare Administration.

Caldwell also has a number of affiliation programs with other colleges and universities in the health professions, including Medicine, Dentistry, Physical Therapy, Optometry, Occupational Therapy, Veterinary Medicine, Medical Technology, and Athletic Training. 

The School of Nursing and Public Health
The School of Nursing and Public Health at Caldwell University was developed in response to the national and global need to prepare students to enter the healthcare delivery system equipped with the necessary skills to meet complex healthcare needs of diverse populations.

This School includes nursing degrees at the bachelor’s and masters level, as well as the B.S. in Public Health Education (BSPHE) and Caldwell University’s Inter Professional Health Education Collaborative (IPHEC). The World Health Organization describes inter-professional health education as students from two or more professions learning to enable effective collaboration and improve local and global health outcomes.

The IPHEC will guide integrated learning experiences—utilizing best practice methods for our students enrolled in our inter-disciplinary health programs of:

• BS in Public Health Education (BSPHE)
• BS in Nursing (BSN)
• BS in Health Science
• BS in Healthcare Administration
• BS in Communication Science and Disorders
• Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Med
• Health Profession Affiliation Programs
• BS in Exercise Science
• MS in Nursing (MSN)

Students enrolled in these majors will have the opportunity to engage in exciting inter-disciplinary coursework including, simulation exercises in our state-of-the-art simulation labs, and assignments that strengthen necessary skills to enter the healthcare delivery job force, such as using telemedicine as a disruptive innovation for providing patient teaching to populations.


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Recognized in Best Colleges for Regional Universities in the North | U.S. News & World Report 2022

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Recognized as a Best Value for Regional Universities in the North | U.S. News & World Report 2022

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#16 Top Performers on Social Mobility | U.S. News & World Report 2022

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Recognized for Best Undergraduate Teaching for Regional Universities in the North | U.S. News & World Report 2022


Tied for sixth place among Most International Students for Regional Universities.


Caldwell is also featured as a College of Distinction, which means Caldwell has been found to excel in four areas: student engagement, quality of teaching, vibrancy of the college community, and success of graduates.


Caldwell, New Jersey, has consistently been named one of the best towns in New Jersey to live in. Another advantage of Caldwell University’s location is its proximity to New York City, just 20 miles away. Our students use the city as another classroom, where they can engage in internships and shadowing opportunities, experience cultural events, shop, or catch a game.

“As the US healthcare system moves into the era of population health which will be based upon a solid foundation of community driven wellness and prevention, new innovative programs such as Caldwell University’s Bachelor of Science in Public Health Education will be vital in helping to prepare our future healthcare workforce.” 

– Ernani Sadural, MD, Director of Global Health, RWJBARNABAS Health

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “From the professors to the internships, I felt like I was prepared to enter the professional world. I am beyond happy with my counseling degree and being a school counselor every day!”

    • Regina Kennedy
      Class of 2008 (BA) and 2011 (MS), Counseling Psychology
  • “Caldwell has given me a fantastic education, lasting relationships, a different perspective on the lifestyles of different people, and it has molded me into a better man.”

    • Vincent Crisafi
      Class of 2021, Criminal Justice
  • “As a nurse, I can use my experience at Caldwell as a learning experience for others. I would choose Caldwell over again 1,000 times if I had to.”

    • Natalie Pedri
      Class of 2018, Nursing
  • “I would like to dedicate my services as a physician and researcher to improve health in a way that reaches every community, including those in disadvantaged areas.”

    • Favour Garuba
      Class of 2019, Health Science