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Caldwell is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Founded as a college for women in 1939, it adopted coeducation in 1986. Its 70-acre campus is located in Caldwell, 20 miles from New York City.

Website: www.caldwell.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,704
Undergraduate
Students
(63.9%) 1,089 Women
(36.1%) 615 Men
496
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
93% of 3,527 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.28
SAT Math
535 average
470-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
527 average
470-570 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20 average
17-23 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$55,660
Tuition and Fees
$36,900
Room and Board
$12,760
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Freshman Award
$34,984
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$26,962
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
86
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 47% of classes
20-29 students: 35% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Caldwell Population
7,861
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
36% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Cougar
Sororities
7% of women participate
Fraternities
2% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.9% Asian
17.3% Black/African-American
34.9% Hispanic/Latino
0.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
35.8% White
7.0% Unknown
International Students
11.4% from 35 countries
First-Year Students Returning
79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
54.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
10.0%
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