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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    C
  7. Professors
    C
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    C+
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    B
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 1,440 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Caldwell acceptance rate is 64%. Popular majors include Psychology, Business, and Communications. Graduating 66% of students, Caldwell alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,200.
About Caldwell University...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference
Address
120 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006

Caldwell University Rankings

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
64%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
930-1150
ACT Range
17-22
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$17,857/ 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
$26,051/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Academics

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.34 responses
50%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.36 responses
69%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.36 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,440Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
163
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
44%
Varsity Athletes
14%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 29 responses
Report
  • Involved
    41%
  • Boring
    31%
  • Cool
    14%
  • Unexcited
    7%
  • friendly
    3%
  • Original
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
52%
Poll
65%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.40 responses
Poll
42%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.43 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 30 responses
Report
  • Small community
    60%
  • Community-oriented
    37%
  • Home away from home
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
66%
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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Almost every professor is attentive to their students and they encourage students to do best and are willing to spend extra help with them. It is about the love they show in academics. Caldwell has Hall of Flag that honors students from each country who enroll the school. They will have ceremony to rise a flag when a new student from a new country comes. Most stuff will go out of their way to help students and treat us like family. Once a semester, they will have a party for all commute students. School will send out emails to notify students when events are up. Although I am not in any sport team, the school teams are strong that I always receive announcement about their successful games. Most important reason of everyone being happy on campus is that they make us feel like home with love.
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Caldwell University is a wonderful place to learn. The professors were their greatest asset. They managed to hire some of the best and most caring professors I've ever come into contact with, especially in the Criminal Justice and Sociology departments. The biggest con about this university is its religiosity, so a student should make sure they're agreeable to taking at least four religion-based courses on top of the core and major requirements. But the campus is small, everything is easily accessible, the students are very friendly, the surrounding area is safe and upscale and the all the buildings are small and cozy. I'd recommend this university.
It was great! The campus looks amazing, the students are smart and full of energy, so many majors to choose from, and the insides of the building is like a wonderland of creativity. Not only that but the professors in the school have worked with many famous figures and had quite a had on many of the schools current materials that they use now.