1,603
Students
Financial aid thermometer
27,760
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
63
63%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
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Overview

Caldwell University is a Comprehensive institution located in Caldwell, NJ, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 120 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ  07006
United States
Contact Mr. Stephen Quinn
Assistant Vice President, Enrollment Management
Email: squinn@caldwell.edu
Phone: 973-618-3320
Fax: 973-618-3600

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,004
Applied
2,552
Accepted
1,603
Enrolled
64%
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Female Admissions

2,421
Females Applied
1,539
Females Accepted
64%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,583
Males Applied
1,013
Males Accepted
64%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.26
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Interview
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: 16 units of college preparatory coursework

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen April 1st April 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 520 470 570
SAT Math 535 460 580
ACT Composite 20 17 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

32,990
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Fees

1,725
Full-time student fees
12,025
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Adults
Senior Citizens
Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

27,760
Avg. Financial Aid Package
31,389
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
24,685
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,011
Avg. Loan Aid
19,777
Avg. Grant Aid
24,508
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
75%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
10%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,603
Total undergrad students
11%
International Students
8%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 23.12%
Black or African American 12.78%
White or Caucasian 35.84%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.13%
Asian 2.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 0.88%
Other 12.72%

Gender

Male (32.13%)
Female (67.87%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 40%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Caldwell Fest, Homecoming Bonfire and Holi Festival of Colors

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
International Student Organization, Latino American Student Organization, Circle K, Anime Club and Dance Team

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball No Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No No No
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling No Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball No Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

293
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 84
Part-time - 209
Male - 126
Female - 167