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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
1,646
Undergraduate
Students
(67.0%) 1,102 Women
(33.0%) 544 Men
530
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
67% of 4,433 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.26
SAT Math
489-570 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
530 average
480-578 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20 average
17-22 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$53,855
Tuition and Fees
$35,940
Room and Board
$12,415
Average Percent of Need Met
84%
Average Freshman Award
$34,995
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$31,762
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
79
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
3.6% of women participate
Fraternities
1% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.6% Asian
15.4% Black/African-American
30.8% Hispanic/Latino
2.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
36.7% White
10.5% Unknown
International Students
11.5% from 40 countries
First-Year Students Returning
79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
37.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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