Caldwell College


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: New Jersey


Caldwell College is located on a 70-acre campus in Caldwell, New Jersey, just 20 miles from Manhattan. Caldwell is a private liberal arts college affiliated with the Dominican Order of the Catholic Church. Students can choose from 28 fields of study with psychology and business being the most popular among undergraduates. The college has a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and Caldwell takes pride in the interaction between students and faculty. Caldwell has strong continuing education opportunities, and about half of the school's students are adults pursuing their degrees part-time. On the athletic front, the Caldwell Cougars compete in the NCAA Division II Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC).

Most Popular Majors

Biology, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, English, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2308
Total Grad Students: 664
Undergraduate Students: 1644
Faculty: 81

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 28:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 20:1

Percent Male: 35%
Percent Female: 65%

Financial Resources


Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 29%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 47%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

120 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell New Jersey 7006


Main Email:

Main Phone: 973-618-3500

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Danielle Thoma
Senior Admissions Counselor, Office of Admissions

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Jan Marco Jiras
Admissions Counselor, Office of Admissions

Athletics Contact:
Mark Corino
Executive Director of Athletics, Caldwell College Athletic Department

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

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High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Credit will be given for any course in which a grade of "C" or greater has been received.

Credits (Min/Max):
A maximum of 90 credits can be transferred to Caldwell College.

Test Scores for Applying:
Yes, if less than 30 college credits will be transferred.

Letters of Recommendation Required:

Essay(s) required:
Submit a graded essay/term paper written in the last year or submit a response to one of our essay questions on the Caldwell College application.

Application Fee:

Other Requirements:
If you will be transferring less than 30 college credits, we require an official High School transcript and Official SAT scores.

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Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 17 23
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 410 510
Math 400 510
Writing 410 520

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 62%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -62%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 2000

Other Expenses: 1800

Room and Board: 10500

Tuition and Fees: 26890

Total Cost: 41190

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Approximately, 90% of our full-time undergraduate students receive some form of financial aid. Caldwell offers two transfer specific scholarships, the NJSTARS and Phi Theta Kappa scholarship. In addition, you can receive Caldwell scholarships.

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Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 5792

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 95%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 85%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 82%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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