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Caldwell University Admissions

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Caldwell University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Caldwell University's admissions stats.

Caldwell University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.3
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 6%
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 29%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 0.3%
Waitlist No

Caldwell University Application Deadlines

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Want to Apply Early to Caldwell University?

Caldwell University may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Caldwell University directly for more information about early applications.

➡️ Explore a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to Caldwell University

For more information on transferring to Caldwell University, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to Caldwell University

Caldwell University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Caldwell University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Caldwell University

Wondering what factors are considered by Caldwell University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Talent/Ability Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Class Rank Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered

Make sure to check with Caldwell University for more information on admission factors.

Caldwell University Application Requirements

To apply to Caldwell University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Caldwell University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Other Requirements 16 units of college preparatory coursework
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript(S) of College Record
Transcript of High School Record
Standardized Test Scores

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Caldwell University?

Students admitted to Caldwell University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.

Out of all students that were admitted, 10% submitted a class rank. At Caldwell University 6% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 31% were in the top 25% and 63% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Caldwell University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 11.42%
3.75 and 3.99 11.81%
3.50 and 3.74 18.1%
3.25 and 3.49 17.32%
3.00 and 3.24 13.39%
2.50 and 2.9 16.54%
2.00 and 2.49 10.24%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Caldwell University directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Caldwell University has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 29% of Caldwell University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 0.3% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Caldwell University?

To be competitive with other Caldwell University applicants, you should aim to earn between 1000 and 1300 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Caldwell University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1300 and 25% of scored lower than 1000, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Caldwell University students scored 700 or higher and 75% of students scored 500 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Caldwell University students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 500 or higher.

Caldwell University Admissions FAQs

Do I have to submit test scores to Caldwell University?

❌ No, Caldwell University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Caldwell University?

🟨 Caldwell University may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

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Caldwell University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1000 - 1300


Math SAT Range

500 - 700


Reading SAT Range

500 - 610

Caldwell University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Caldwell University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.3. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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