Overview

Applicants
1,442
Acceptance Rate
66%
Average HS GPA
3.03

SAT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
440 - 520
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
430 - 530

Testing Policies


Deadlines

Early Action — December 1

Regular — April 1


Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Non-Academic

Extracurricular Activities

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
12:1
Total Faculty
184
with Terminal Degree
106


Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Accounting.
  • Business Administration and Management, General.
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce.
  • Marketing.

  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Communication and Media Studies.
  • Communication, General.

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Curriculum and Instruction.
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
  • Elementary Education and Teaching.
  • Reading Teacher Education.
  • Special Education and Teaching, General.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • English Language and Literature, General.

  • FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS.

  • French Language and Literature.
  • Spanish Language and Literature.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Art Therapy/Therapist.
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES.

  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Mathematics, General.

  • MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES.

  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Applied Behavior Analysis.
  • Counseling Psychology.
  • Psychology, General.
  • Psychology, Other.
  • School Psychology.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Economics, General.
  • Political Science and Government, General.
  • Social Sciences, General.
  • Sociology.

  • THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS.

  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling.
  • Theology/Theological Studies.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Art/Art Studies, General.
  • Music, General.
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General.


Degrees

Bachelor's
Certificate
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Sr. Vivien Jennings
College President

Beth Fowler
Actress

Helen Westervelt
National Council President

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 1

Required Forms

FAFSA
School

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$7,525

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$6,150

Average Need-Based Loan
$3,875

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
State Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
1,691
Foreign Countries Represented
26

Demographics

68% female
32% male
14% are out of state
65% are full time
35% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
26%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
52%

Campus Environment
Village

Housing Options

Dorms Coed

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
29
Number of Honor Societies

Number of Social Sororities
2
Number of Religious Organizations
1

Sports

Athletic Division
Division II

Men's Sports (Cougars)
6 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Soccer
Tennis
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Cougars)
9 Sports

Basketball
Bowling
Cross Country
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Seton Hall

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Stephen Quinn
Assistant Vice President, Enrollment Mgt

Address
Office of Admissions
120 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 070069165

Phone
9736183500

Email
admissions@caldwell.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Newman Center
Student Center
Brand new Fitness Center
Radio and TV Studios
Art Department Galleries

Most Popular Places Off Campus
20 miles west of New York City
Metlife Stadium
Bloomfield Avenue
New Jersey Shore
Montclair Museum
Other area attractions include theaters, parks, ski resorts, malls, shops and restaurants. Many of which are a close walk from campus.

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
M-F
8:30am-4:30pm
9736183500

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 10am, 1pm and 3pm - M-F
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Varies

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
admissions@caldwell.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Closest airport; Newark/Liberty The DeCamp bus line stops at the foot of campus.

Driving Instructions to Campus
From the New Jersey Turnpike (Exit 15W) or the Garden State Parkway (Exit 145): Take Route I-280 West to Exit 5B (527 North Caldwell). At the end of Livingston Avenue, turn right onto Eagle Rock Avenue and take the first left onto Roseland Avenue. At the end of Roseland Avenue, turn right onto Bloomfield Avenue and turn right at the second traffic light onto Ryerson Avenue. The second campus entrance on the right leads to the main parking lot. From Route I-80 Westbound (from New York): Take Exit 52, following signs for the Caldwells onto Passaic Avenue. Go 3.4 miles and turn left onto Bloomfield Avenue. Go 2 miles to the first traffic light beyond the Caldwell business district, and turn right onto Ryerson Avenue. The second campus entrance on the right leads to the main parking lot. From Route I-287: Take Exit 41 to Route I-80 Eastbound, and follow directions below. From Route I-80 Eastbound (from Pennsylvania): Take Exit 47B onto Route 46 East. After the second traffic light (Hook Mt./Chapin Road), stay right and follow the signs for "The Caldwells - Newark" onto Bloomfield Avenue. Take Bloomfield Avenue through West Caldwell (four traffic lights) and Caldwell (six traffic lights). At the last traffic light in Caldwell, turn right onto Ryerson Avenue. The second campus entrance on the right leads to the main parking lot. From Route 3 West: Route 3 West to junction with Route 46 - travel past the Willowbrook Mall approximately 1 mile to the Passaic Avenue exit. At the light, make a left onto Passaic Avenue, go 3.4 miles and turn left into Bloomfield Avenue. Go 2 miles to the first traffic light beyond the Caldwell business district , and turn right onto RyersonAve. The second campus entrance on the right leads to the main parking lot. Local: From the west, follow Bloomfield Avenue as described above. From the east, take Bloomfield Avenue to the first traffic light west of the Verona-Caldwell town-line and turn left onto Ryerson Avenue. By Bus: Caldwell College is served by Decamp Bus #33 and New Jersey Transit Bus #29.


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