Caldwell College

120 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, NJ 07006-6195
Tel: (973)618-3000
Private not-for-profit | 2,213 students
Founded in 1939 by the Sisters of Saint Dominic, Caldwell College is a Catholic institution in the Judaeo-Christian tradition with a heritage of eight centuries of Dominican commitment to higher learning. Serving a diverse population of all ages, Caldwell College provides an excellent liberal arts education which promotes spiritual, intellectual and aesthetic growth. Upon this foundation the College offers career-related programs which prepare its graduates to take advantage of opportunities in a complex society.

School Overview:

Caldwell College
CountyEssex County, NJ
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
121 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment2,213 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,410 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
803 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
1,591 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
622 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted61%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)410-500450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)410-520460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)410-510440-570
ACT Composite (25-75%)17-2120-25

School Notes:

  • Caldwell College is a Catholic, co-educational, four-year liberal arts institution, committed to intellectual rigor, individual attention, and the ethical values of the Judaeo-Christian academic tradition.
  • Caldwell offers 27 major programs, each supported by fully-qualified faculty and up-to-date facilities. Students can choose from BA, BS, and BFA programs in the arts and sciences, computer science, business, fine arts, and medical technology. Teaching certification can be earned in elementary education or in a variety of K-12 and secondary subjects. Caldwell College's expanding graduate division now offers the Master of Arts and the Master of Business Administration, two Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certificate programs, and four Post-Master programs.
  • Certificate Programs are valuable options for students who want a competitive edge in their careers. Certificate Programs may be taken by both matriculating and non-matriculating (non-degree) students. At least one-half of the credits for a certificate must be taken at Caldwell College.
  • Caldwell College is located in a residential community in suburban Caldwell, New Jersey, on a 70-acre campus surrounded by wooded areas. The neighborhood provides a high degree of privacy and security and easy access to the town center which has a variety of shops and restaurants.
  • Caldwell College is ranked among the top 25 best comprehensive colleges in the north by U.S. News & World Report.
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