About Caldwell University
On Campus Housing
Caldwell University is a public university originally founded as Catholic liberal arts college by the Sisters of Saint Dominic under the leadership of Mother M. Joseph Dunn in 1939. July 1, 2014, the Secretary of Higher Education in the State of New Jersey granted the university status thus renamed it to Caldwell University.
The main aim is to develop the mental, religious, and aesthetic growth of a diverse population. It welcomes students from all cultures and traditions.
Respect, Integrity, Community, and Excellence are the core values of the adopted in order to attain the vision of becoming the leader in providing transformative education.
The University's acceptance rate is 85% with the total graduation rate of 58%.
The student-faculty ratio is 12:1. The total student population is 2,214 which consists of 1,593 full-timers and 621 part-timers.
Online Education at Caldwell University
The online programs provided are 100% online which allows the student to learn from anywhere while enjoying the interaction with faculties. The online programs are open to residents of all US state except California and Massachusetts.
Some of the Student’s reviews are given below
The scenery around the campus is beautiful. Provides a great environment for those who want to work one-on-one with the faculties. The small classroom size allows the faculties to give more concentration on individuals. There are lots of events and activities in and around the campus.
The academics are really great. The workload is heavy and manageable only if you are showing serious efforts. There are lots of unpaid and paid internship opportunities.
The ranking according to the U.S.News report are given below
It ranks 74th in Regional Universities North
It ranks 25th in Best Value Schools
It ranks between 264 to 346 in Best Online Bachelor's Programs
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$80,564 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The university offers several scholarships and other aids to help students to invest in their education. SALT is a program brought you by the university which will help you borrow and repay the loans smartly and efficiently.
The FAFSA form is mandatory to be filled to access the financial requirement and eligibility of the applicants. Caldwell University federal school code is 002598.
The Federal Aid includes the Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Work-Study, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan and so on.
The Institutional Aid includes the Caldwell Grant, Caldwell Residential Grant, Athletic Grant, Presidential Scholarship, Caldwell Scholarship, Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship, and Caldwell/NJ Stars Scholarship.
The Military Aid include the Post 9/11 GI Bill, Montgomery GI Bill - Selected Reserve, Veterans Educational Assistance Program, and Montgomery GI Bill -Active Duty.