Caldwell College

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Caldwell College can be found in Caldwell, NJ, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Caldwell College has an enrollment of around 2,300 students.

The majority of students accepted into this school earned an SAT score within the range of 940 to 1150, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 17 to 23. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Caldwell College average GPA ranges from 2.80 to 3.18 for accepted students. 93% of all those students that apply are accepted to Caldwell College, from which 14% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Caldwell College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Caldwell College was reported as 93.3% in Fall 2020 with over 3,530 applications submitted to Caldwell College. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 17 - 23
  • Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Caldwell College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Caldwell College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Caldwell College has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 85.4%
  • 2017-2018: 63.7%
  • 2018-2019: 66.6%
  • 2019-2020: 93.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 73.6%

How Does Caldwell College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Caldwell College is sixty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bloomfield College70.6%
Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham93.8%
Drew University71.4%
College of Saint Elizabeth73.7%
Felician College86.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Caldwell College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 570
Math470 - 580
Total Score940 - 1150
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 23
Math17 - 22
Composite Score17 - 23
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