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Caldwell University

Caldwell, New Jersey

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Student Population
Caldwell University overview
Location Caldwell, New Jersey
Online caldwell.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Caldwell University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Caldwell, New Jersey, Caldwell University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 4,141 prospective students applied, and 3,790 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 445 enrolled in the school.  1,786 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 488 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $34,900 plus fees of $1,800. Caldwell University is ranked 666 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Caldwell University is rated within the lower 42% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Very Easy
Caldwell University overview
SAT 920/1110
ACT 16/23
GPA 3.18
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jun 30, 2023
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Caldwell University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,600
Other Fees$1,800
Room and Board $12,760
Budget for Other Expenses$3,400
Total One Year Cost$55,460

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$46,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
58% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Caldwell University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 20%
Psychology 19%
Social Sciences 11%
Education 9%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 9%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=183910 IPEDS survey data for Caldwell University.

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