If you are thinking about applying to Caldwell University, the regular decision application deadline is April 1 and the fee for the application is $50. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
Students who submit their applications for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than April 15.
Caldwell University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is December 1, which is coming up fast! Caldwell University will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 31. Caldwell University accepts about 94% of early action applicants* and 92% all applicants for all deadlines.. In 2021, Caldwell University admitted 1,239 of the 1,312 who applied early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Caldwell University is amoderately difficult school to get into. Caldwell University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Caldwell University accepted 92% of all applicants., around 3,790 of the 4,141 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Caldwell University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Caldwell University must submit the following items. Double 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)||3|
|Other Requirements||√||16 units of college preparatory coursework|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Caldwell University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.
Out of all students that were admitted, 16% submitted a class rank. At Caldwell University 15% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 40% were in the top 25% and 66% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Caldwell University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||8%|
|3.50 and 3.74||17%|
|3.25 and 3.49||15%|
|3.00 and 3.24||13%|
|2.50 and 2.9||29.5%|
|2.00 and 2.49||10%|
|Caldwell University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
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 2021, 89% of Caldwell University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 10% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Caldwell University applicants, you should strive to earn between 920 and 1100 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Caldwell University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1100 and 25% of scored lower than 920, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Caldwell University student is 1021.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Caldwell University students scored 550 or higher and 75% of students scored 460 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Caldwell University students scored 560 or higher, and 75% scored a 460 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Caldwell University, you should strive to earn between 16 and 23 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Caldwell University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.
A 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Caldwell University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Caldwell University.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Caldwell University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Caldwell University?
Students who are admitted to Caldwell University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Caldwell University accept transfer credits?
Caldwell University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Caldwell University accepts:
CLEP subject tests DSST/DANTES Life Long Learning Credit ACE recommendations for credit Excelsior College Examinations
Does Caldwell University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Caldwell University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Caldwell University?
No, Caldwell University is test optional, so you can make the call if you want to to submit your standardized test scores. If you have higher than average scores, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application..
What is Caldwell University's acceptance rate?
Caldwell University's acceptance rate is [rate]%.
What is the early action acceptance rate at Caldwell University?
The early action acceptance rate at Caldwell University was 94% in 2021.
How hard is it to get into Caldwell University? Caldwell University is a somewhat selective institution. The Caldwell University acceptance rate is 92%. This means that the institution accepts 91 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Caldwell University is Apr 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Caldwell University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Caldwell University is 20. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Caldwell University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 16 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 16 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1100 and Above
920 to 1100
920 and Less
The median SAT score for Caldwell University students is 1021. Applicants with SAT scores of 1100 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Caldwell University, while applicants with SAT scores between 920 to 1100 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 920 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Caldwell University.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Caldwell University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.18. 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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