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Caldwell University Seal
|Latin: Sigilum Universitatis Caldwellensis|
|Caldwell College for Women
|Motto||Sapientia et Scientia|
Motto in English
|Wisdom and Knowledge|
|Established||August 10, 1939|
|Type||Private liberal arts college
|Affiliation||Roman Catholic (Dominican)|
|President||Nancy H. Blattner, Ph.D.|
|Location||Caldwell, New Jersey, United States|
|Colors||Red and Gold
|Athletics||NCAA Division II – CACC
Founded in 1939 by the Sisters of St. Dominic, the University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, chartered by the State of New Jersey and registered with the Regents of the University of the State of New York.
The school is located in suburban New Jersey, and it is about 20 miles from Manhattan. Caldwell offers 28 major programs, and the expanding graduate division now offers the Master of Arts and the Master of Business Administration, two Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certificate programs, and four Post-Master programs.
In 2013, Caldwell College received approval for University Status and changed its name to Caldwell University on July 1, 2014.
The university is located on a 35 acre (141640 m2) wooded campus in suburban Caldwell, on Bloomfield Avenue. It shares campus with Mount Saint Dominic Academy and the Sisters of St. Dominic of Caldwell. It is twenty miles from Manhattan. The college has easy access to Routes 23, 46, 80, 280, 287, and the Garden State Parkway. The campus is about thirty minutes from Jersey City, Newark and Morristown.
Caldwell University offers various programs of study in the liberal arts and sciences leading to the degree of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, or Bachelor of Science. The backbone of the College is the core curriculum, in which the students are required to take courses in history, philosophy, religion, music, art, mathematics, foreign languages, communications, science and social science. The core accounts for 45-49 credits for students. 
The university has affiliations and programs with New York University, Seton Hall University, American University, Columbia University, Rutgers University, the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and a host of other schools. In 2009, the college established its first Doctoral Program in Applied Behavior Analysis. . In 2011, the college opened the Center for Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis to provide intervention services for individuals with autism, to train graduate and undergraduate students in ABA, and to provide autism research.
In 2014 CBS News reported that a lawsuit was unsealed that alleged Caldwell University was involved in a scam to overcharge Military Veterans for classes originally offered through the college, then ultimately taken through the unaccredited Penn Foster Career School, at a higher than normal tuition rate.
The Department of Athletics oversees all athletic programs at the College. Caldwell University teams participate as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division II. The Cougars are a member of the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC).
List of Men's Sports
- Cross Country
- Track and Field
List of Women's Sports
- Cross Country
- Track and Field
List of clubs and organizations
- Anime Club
- Art Club
- Caldwell University Science Club
- Campus Ministry 
- CCEA (Caldwell College Education Association)
- Cricket Club
- Criminal Justice
- CSA (Caribbean Student Association)
- Dance Essence
- Delta Phi Epsilon
- Diversity Club
- Film Club
- French Club
- HUE Club
- International Business Club
- International Student Organization
- Italian-American Club
- Kappa Beta Gamma
- Marketing Club
- Martial Arts
- Sigma Alpha Pi (The National Society of Leadership and Success)
- Psychology Club
- Residence Council
- Spanish Club
- St Jude's "Up 'til Dawn" (in support of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital)
- Student Government Association
- Tau Delta Phi
- Women's Business Organization
- Class Representatives
Notable alumni of Caldwell University include:
- Arline Friscia, member of the New Jersey General Assembly.
- Mary Jo Kopechne (1940–1969), who drowned while riding as a passenger in a car driven by U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy. The circumstances of her drowning death at Chappaquiddick Island remain controversial, with her death regarded as a major hindrance to the Presidential aspirations of Kennedy.
- Mary Jo Codey, First Lady of the State of New Jersey, Wife of Governor Richard Codey.
- Beth Fowler, Actress having appeared in numerous Broadway productions and Orange Is the New Black.
- ACCU Member Institutions
- Caldwell College gains university status, will change name next year
- Alleged scheme targets military students' free tuition assistance
- Assemblywoman Arline M. Friscia, New Jersey Legislature, backed up by the Internet Archive as of February 22, 1998. Accessed June 3, 2010.
- Caldwell University official website
- Caldwell University official athletics website
- Caldwell University residential handbook