As one of the most affordable private colleges in New Jersey, Caldwell University continues to be celebrated for its academic excellence and a campus guided by the values of respect, integrity, community and excellence.
Caldwell University is ranked in the “Top 15 New Jersey Best Value Colleges” for Regional Universities in the North by U.S. News & World Report. A “Best Value” university is recognized for being cost-effective while offering a strong academic education focusing on the individual student’s aspirations and goals. Caldwell University is also noted as a “Top College” in the rankings of Regional Universities in the North as well as a top performer for Social Mobility, and Most International Students.
Caldwell University is an outstanding value with approximately 98 percent of their students receiving financial aid through scholarships, grants, loans and work opportunities, making a Caldwell education affordable and a great value.
New on Campus – Bloomberg Terminals, New Sport Programs and Exciting New Majors!
Caldwell University has ramped up their business curriculum with the installation of the Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab. Within the lab students will find Bloomberg Terminals that allow professors to bring the real world into the classroom. It provides students with the same platform used by the world’s leading banks, corporations and government agencies in order to enhance their academic studies across a wide range of disciplines.
Caldwell has added innovative new undergraduate programs bringing the total majors to 34:
• B.S. in Communication Science and Disorders
• B.S. in Computer Science
• B.S. in Environmental Science
• B.S. in Esports Management
• B.S. in Healthcare Administration
• B.S. in Supply Chain Management
On the athletic front, Caldwell offers 15 NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports (men’s baseball, basketball, soccer, cross country, lacrosse, track and field as well as, women’s basketball, lacrosse, cross country, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, volleyball and bowling), with a new addition this fall, acrobatics and tumbling. Men’s rugby is also new this season and joins esports and sprint football as intercollegiate sports.
Caldwell enhanced all aspects of student life with various improvements throughout campus including an esports gaming suite and two new student lounges. The CARES Center provides an efficient, one-stop for advisement and student needs. Focused on well-being, The Wellness Center offers healing of the mind, body and spirit. At the Learning Commons students will find a technology-oriented collaboration center with state-of-the-art features. The new SOAR program provides student outreach and offers academic resources. Service to the surrounding community, the United States and around the world is at the heart of the Caldwell experience. Campus Ministry provides an array of volunteer experiences and spring break missions for students.
The heartbeat of campus includes lots of fun activities and 40 clubs, organizations, recreational sports, sororities and fraternities. Students can live in three residence halls that have single, double and quad rooms. Dominican Hall offers apartment-style modern suites with kitchens.
For early mornings and late nights, the new Café ’39 is the stop for coffee and goodies on the go. The Dining Hall offers delicious gourmet selections perfect for residents and commuters alike. Barnes & Noble, the official campus store, is well stocked with campus apparel, bestsellers and textbooks. The on-campus, newly remodeled fitness center gives students a chance to take a healthy break from studying.
Quality, Value and Financial Aid
As a student, you will make life-changing decisions over the next four years while choosing your career path. The quality and value of an education is measured in outcomes. With 92 percent of recent Caldwell University graduates employed, attending graduate school or participating in service programs, it is clear that Caldwell delivers. Employers and graduate schools continue to recognize the value of a Caldwell University degree and are excited to hire Caldwell alumni. Learn more about the success of Caldwell’s students and alumni by visiting Caldwell.edu/studentstories.
With small classes that average 15 students each, the campus is truly a close community of caring faculty, staff and students. Caldwell University offers 34 undergraduate majors and 31 graduate programs including nationally accredited programs in business, counseling, nursing, art therapy, education and applied behavior analysis.
Caldwell has made a strong commitment to the health professions with degrees in nursing, health science, public health education, and healthcare administration. In fact, traditional B.S.N. graduates earned a 92 percent pass rate for the NCLEX boards in 2019. Caldwell also offers partner programs with an extensive list of other universities. This gives students the opportunity to begin their studies at Caldwell University, then complete their graduate degrees in medicine, dentistry, occupational therapy and other disciplines at a wide range of partner universities.
Caldwell University was awarded the National Science Foundation STEM scholarship grants, providing an exciting opportunity for students who aspire to pursue careers as secondary STEM educators.
A Safe, Secure and Beautiful Campus
Caldwell University has been ranked among the “safest colleges and universities” in New Jersey by stateuniversity.com. The University is located in the picturesque town of Caldwell, New Jersey, and is only a short walk from town.
Caldwell sits in the heart of the tristate area offering many opportunities for internships, cultural and sporting events. Just 20 minutes away are great destinations in New Jersey including The Meadowlands Sports Complex, Prudential Center and the Jersey shore. Close proximity to New York City also offers great opportunities for internships and cultural development.
Attend an event or schedule a campus tour at caldwell.edu/visit. For more information, contact the Office of Admissions at (973) 618-3500, or e-mail Admissions@caldwell.edu.
Founded by the Sisters of St. Dominic of Caldwell, the University is rooted in a proud 800-year Dominican tradition of rigorous scholarship, committed teaching and ethical values.