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Caldwell College

120 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, NJ

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Caldwell College is a nonprofit private school that has a fair number of degree programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Caldwell, New Jersey, in a predominantly suburban area. The school's Roman Catholic affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's mission. Approximately 2,300 students are enrolled annually at Caldwell College.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Security And Protective Services
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences

The admissions process will begin with the submission of an application, school records, and standardized test scores, which are then reviewed by admissions staff. A SAT or ACT exam may be required prior to applying, with scores between 1220 to 1540 on the SAT and within the range of 17 to 23 on the ACT is typical among students accepted to Caldwell College. An estimated 60% of all applicant were accepted at Caldwell College, with 29% of those accepted choosing to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

The cost of tuition is approximately $30,000 for the year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and as such students should visit the school's price of attendance calculator to understand their costs. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the necessary requirements by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.

The Caldwell College "Cougars" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs offered may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division II)
  • Soccer (NCAA Division II)

Contact information, tuition information, areas of study offered, and more may be accessed on school's website at http://www.caldwell.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the applicants Caldwell College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Caldwell College has a total student population of about 2,100. The student body is made up of 75% undergraduate students and 17% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $30,000-$36,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • Per unit charges are around $910 for part time students
  • On-campus housing and meals are estimated to cost around $15,000

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid95%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships89%$23,866
Receiving Student Loans87%$7,973
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Caldwell College may provide student services like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Caldwell College is close to 53%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years35%
Graduating in 5 Years18%
Graduating in 6 Years0.7%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Teacher Education (Bachelor's) Program
    • * Accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee (since 2008)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2012)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2012)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Caldwell College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Central Atlantic Collegiate Conf)
  • Basketball (Central Atlantic Collegiate Conf)
  • Track and Field (Central Atlantic Collegiate Conf)
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Caldwell College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Physical Sciences

    Psychology

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Theology and Religious Vocations

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    Data Disclaimer

    Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Caldwell College for official up-to-date information.

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    63.54%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    95%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    12:1

    DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
    4

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $20,822