Caldwell University

Caldwell, NJ, USA
3.12 Average Rating

Caldwell University is a 4-year liberal arts institution located in Caldwell, New Jersey. Founded by the Dominican sisters, the university has a strong Catholic identity which students will experience through the Enriched Core, which requires a course in a Catholic and Dominican Tradition. Caldwell has 16 academic departments, offers accelerated programs for those interested in earning a bachelor’s and master’s in 5 years, and has three Greek houses. The university also maintains articulation agreements with a number of community colleges in the area and is a member of the Global Teacher Education Program.  

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Roman Catholic
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town
0
100
64%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. December 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision April 1, 2020 June 1, 2020

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
81%
Out-Of-State Students
6%
19%
Submitting ACT
91%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 19
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1035
0
1600

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
2,206
Total Number of Undergrads
1,603
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
63%
20-39 Students
35%
40-99 Students
1%
0
100
31%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
52%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
12:1
US National: 21:1

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$22,604
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$34,715
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$34,715
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$12,025
Books and Supplies
$2100

Aid & Grants

0
100
84%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
43%
Average Aid Per Year
$26,051
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
43%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,779
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$19,627

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
67%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$8,156
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$18,988
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$281

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
32%
68%
Student Organizations
40
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
36%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Cougars
School Colors
scarlet, white, and gold
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes

After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
New York
Philadelphia
Washington
Boston
Atlanta
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$48,700

What Students Are Saying

3.12 Average Rating
i got a stellar education at caldwell college. the school is more than friendly towards seniors citizens.
more schools should follow cc's external degree program.
the saturday orientations are worth attending.
Hilda from Caldwell, NJ
Caldwell gives perfect environment to study. Very helpful and friendly faculty and staff. Some college with small size class rooms.
Sudin from Nepal

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