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Caldwell University
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  • 4 Year
  • CALDWELL, NJ

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Caldwell is a private, Catholic university located in Caldwell, New Jersey in the New York City Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,609 undergraduate students. The Caldwell acceptance rate is 93%. Popular majors include Psychology, Nursing, and Business. Graduating 69% of students, Caldwell alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,200.

About

120 BLOOMFIELD AVENUE
CALDWELL, NJ 07006
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference

Caldwell University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Caldwell Admissions

Acceptance Rate
93%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
940-1150
ACT Range
17-23
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$17,394 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$30,627 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 34 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 46 responses
76%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 46 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    19%
  • On Campus
    81%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,609 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
100
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
57%
Varsity Athletes
13%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 39 responses
  • Involved
    49%
  • Boring
    23%
  • Cool
    10%
  • friendly
    10%
  • Unexcited
    5%
  • Original
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
50%
Poll
54%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 50 responses
Poll
43%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 53 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 40 responses
  • Small community
    65%
  • Community-oriented
    28%
  • Home away from home
    8%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
69%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 26 responses

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