Named a "Best Value" college by US News and World Report, 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. The knowledge, intellectual skills, sensitivities and creativity you acquire transcend any major of study and profession for a lifetime of growth. This is demonstrated by the fact that 98% of recent graduates are employed, in graduate school, or involved in a service project.

Academic Programs

  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


Students applying to Caldwell University as a first year applicant will need to submit the following items: high school transcripts, SAT/ACT Scores, essay, and two letters of recommendation. Students may also submit a resume and can request an interview. International applicants will need to submit an evaluation of their secondary school transcripts by WES, ECE, AACRAO, or any other NACES accredited agency. For Fall applicants, Caldwell offers an Early Action Deadline of December 1st with a guaranteed decision by December 31st. Otherwise, applications will be considered on a rolling basis.


Transfer applicants to Caldwell University will need to submit college transcripts from any post-secondary institution attended, essay, and a letter of recommendation. If you have earned less than 30 college credits, Caldwell also requires the submission of high school transcripts and ACT/SAT scores. transfer Nursing applications are only considered for fall term starts and have a March 1st deadline. All other transfer applications are considered on a rolling basis.

Additional Information

At Caldwell University, we want to make your education as affordable as possible. To do this, we offer several different scholarship and grant options to bring down your cost of attending Caldwell. Students can be awarded academic scholarships, recognition awards for community service and leadership experience, talent scholarships in art, music and athletics, or Caldwell need based grants. We encourage all eligible students complete the FAFSA to maximize their financial aid opportunities.

Visit us

Caldwell University offers a number of different options throughout the year for students to visit our campus. Campus tours are typically offered Monday-Friday. At these tours, you will experience campus with current students and meet individually with an admissions counselor at the conclusion of your tour to answer any questions you or your family may have. Additionally, several dates throughout the year, Caldwell also offers Open Houses where you can meet faculty, staff, and current students in a more formal program, as well as tour campus. Visits can be scheduled at

During my time at Caldwell University, I developed many skills that helped me transition into a professional such as time management, public speaking, and thinking critically. With all of these skills, and more, I was able to pursue a career that I love.

John McLaughlin, Public Health Education, 2017
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Admissions office

Visit us

School location

120 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 7006, United States of America

Phone number

(973) 618-3500