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Caldwell, New Jersey

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Chances of getting into Caldwell College

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
92%
Admission Difficulty for Caldwell College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
How hard is it to get into Caldwell College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Caldwell College is 92%.  It ranks #30 in New Jersey for lowest rate of acceptance. Caldwell College is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 3,790 out of 4,141 applicants were admitted.

The school has very easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 74 percent (SAT 920/1110 ACT 16/23). Caldwell College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.18. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Caldwell College application fee is $50 and applications are due by Jun 30.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Caldwell College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 78% of students submitted SAT scores and 15% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Caldwell College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
920-1110
Applicants Submitting SAT
78%
SAT Scores for Caldwell College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 920
SAT Scores for Caldwell College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1110
Average SAT Score 1020

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Caldwell College?

Caldwell College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 820. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 out of 1600. Caldwell College ranks #16 in New Jersey for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 78 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Caldwell College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1110 and Above Good >95%
1015 to 1110 Avg + 92%-95%
920 to 1015 Avg - 87%-92%
825 to 920 Reach 80%-87%
Less than 825 Low <80%
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Caldwell College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
16-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
15%
ACT Scores for Caldwell College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for Caldwell College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 19

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Caldwell College?

Admission data indicates that Caldwell College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #15 in New Jersey for highest average ACT composite score. 15 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Caldwell College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Caldwell College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >95%
19 to 23 Avg + 92%-95%
16 to 19 Avg - 88%-92%
13 to 16 Reach 82%-88%
Less than 13 Low <82%
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Caldwell College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.18
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Caldwell College?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Caldwell College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Caldwell College was 3.18 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #24 in New Jersey for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.18 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Caldwell College accepts 92% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Caldwell College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
4.0 7.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 8.0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 17.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 15.0% Avg +
3.00 to 3.24 13.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 29.5% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 10.0% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 0.5% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

66% of Caldwell College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Caldwell College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 15%
Top 25% of class 40%
Top 50% of class 66%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Caldwell College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,535 1,606 4,141
Accepted 2,353 1,437 3,790
Acceptance Rate 93% 89% 92%
Enrolled 262 183 445
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 11% 13% 12%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 30, 2022
Days left to Apply
3

Applicants have 3 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jun 30, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Caldwell College is $50.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Caldwell College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Caldwell College Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Caldwell College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

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

FAQs

Does Caldwell College prefer SAT or ACT?

78% of students submit their SAT scores to Caldwell College. 15% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Caldwell College?

92% of those who apply are granted admission to Caldwell College. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Caldwell College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 920 and 1110. 78% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Caldwell College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 23. 15% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.