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About Caldwell


At the core of a Caldwell University education is our liberal arts curriculum, designed to guide students to develop critical thinking skills, appreciate diverse cultures, and acquire a moral and civic awareness. Students develop the whole self as they absorb learning through our liberal arts core: the humanities; the physical and biological sciences, and mathematics; and the social sciences.

The knowledge, intellectual skills, sensitivities and creativity you acquire transcend any major of study and profession for a lifetime of growth.


Located in the picturesque town of Caldwell, New Jersey. Recently, Caldwell was voted the third best place to live in all of New Jersey by New Jersey Monthly Magazine. Offering a stunning campus setting, Caldwell University is only a short walk from town, where students find shops, coffee houses, restaurants, a movie theatre, and anything else a student could want.

Another advantage to Caldwell University’s location is its proximity to New York City, just 20 minutes away.  Our students use New York city as a place to learn, where they can engage in internships and shadowing opportunities, experience cultural events, shop or catch a game!

Hopping on a bus takes you to lots of great sites in New Jersey, too. A short ride offers a great selection, from the Meadowlands arena to the Prudential Center and, in just an hour, the Jersey shore.

No matter your interest, Caldwell University offers you experiences beyond the classroom.


The college’s most popular offerings include undergraduate degrees in business, psychology, and education. Caldwell offers 30 undergraduate degrees and 30 graduate and certificate programs, including our doctoral program in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), the first in New Jersey.

Caldwell is a leader in autism education, a scientific discipline known to help children with autism spectrum disorders. The College’s state-of-the-art autism center benefits children with autism and their families in New Jersey.

To better focus on the desire to excel in the teaching of math and science, Caldwell University used nearly $2 million in federal grants to help establish the Center for Excellence for Teaching. The college renovated the biology, physics, and chemistry labs, and expanded classroom technology resources across the campus. The Center serves as a regional hub to implement innovative teacher preparation programs, emphasizing the effective use of classroom technology and the refinement of math and science training, and special education teacher training, including the development of programs for disadvantaged students.


Caldwell University has developed programs designed to address current job demands while reducing costs for students. Our stimulus package of programs lets you earn degrees sooner than the competition, and prepares you for professions that satisfy the needs of our community. We call them Power Degrees!

Learn more about our Power Degrees:

  • 5-year B.A. or B.S. in content area /M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction
  • 5-year B.S./M.B.A.
  • 5-year B.S./M.S. in Accounting
  • 3-year B.A. in Psychology
  • 3-year B.S. in Business
  • B.S. in Nursing (BSN)

Learn about our distance-learning programs and off-campus partnerships.


Caldwell University enrolls approximately 2,200 full-time, part-time, and graduate students. Fully qualified faculty members, small class sizes, and a 12:1 student/faculty ratio provide close, personal attention.

Over 40 percent of full-time students live on campus. Single, double, and a few quad rooms are available. A 200-bed, apartment-style residence, Dominican Hall, is state-of-the-art, with modern suites, kitchens, and wireless Internet capability.

The food service features extended hours and an expanded menu, with both American and international food selections. All students may have a car on campus.

A variety of clubs and organizations are available. Campus Ministry provides an array of opportunities for students to reach out, including volunteer experiences at a soup kitchen, feeding the homeless in New York City, and rebuilding homes in Appalachia.

An on-campus fitness center, equipped with cardiovascular equipment, provides students with exercise opportunities. Caldwell University fields 15 NCAA Division II teams. Men’s sports include: baseball, basketball, cross country, soccer, tennis, and track and field. Women’s sports include: basketball, bowling, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, volleyball, and sponsors a variety of recreational sports.  Our latest addition to our Athletics program is Men’s Sprint Football, launching in Fall 2017.

To arrange a visit, or, for more information, please contact the Office of Admissions, 973-618-3500; email:

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Additional Details

  • Undergraduate Degrees:Bachelor's
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1591
  • Campus Setting:Suburban
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  • Student to Faculty Ratio:Unknown
  • Room and Board:10965
  • Student Diversity – % Asian/Pacific Islander:Unknown
  • Student Diversity -% Hispanic or Latino:Unknown
  • Student Diversity – % Black or African-American:Unknown
  • Student Diversity – % American Indian/Alaskan Native:Unknown
  • Year Established:1939
  • Accreditation:Middle States Commission on Higher Education
  • Price Range 29950
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