Caldwell University

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Coordinates: 40°50′02″N 74°16′23″W / 40.834°N 74.273°W / 40.834; -74.273

Caldwell University
The seal of Caldwell University.png
Caldwell University Seal
Latin: Sigilum Universitatis Caldwellensis
Former names
Caldwell College for Women
Caldwell College
Motto Sapientia et Scientia
Motto in English
Wisdom and Knowledge
Type Private liberal arts college
Established August 10, 1939
Affiliation Roman Catholic (Dominican)
President Nancy H. Blattner, Ph.D.
Students 938
Location Caldwell, New Jersey, United States
Campus Suburban
Colors Red and Gold
Athletics NCAA Division IICACC
Nickname Cougars
Affiliations CIC
Mascot Cougar

Caldwell University (formerly Caldwell College and originally Caldwell College for Women) is a Catholic liberal arts university in Caldwell, New Jersey, United States. 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 university is located in suburban New Jersey, and it is about 20 miles from Manhattan. Caldwell offers 25 undergraduate and 30 graduate programs, including doctoral, master’s, certificate and certification programs, as well as online and distance learning options that prepare students for today's global marketplace. The university offers a Ph.D. in applied behavior analysis,a Ph.D. in educational leadership, and an Ed.D. in educational leadership.

In 2013, Caldwell College received approval for University Status and changed its name to Caldwell University on July 1, 2014.[2]


The university is located on a seventy-acre campus along Essex County Route 506 (Bloomfield Avenue) and shares the land with the Sisters of St. Dominic's Caldwell convent and Mount Saint Dominic Academy, an all-girls Catholic high school. The Sisters also operate Saint Dominic Academy in nearby Jersey City.


Official athletics logo.

The Department of Athletics oversees all athletic programs at the University. 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).

Men's sports[edit]

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Soccer
  • Sprint Football (2017)
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field

Women's sports[edit]

  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball

List of clubs and organizations[edit]

  • Accounting
  • Anime Club
  • Art Club
  • Caldwell University Science Club
  • Campus Ministry [1]
  • CCEA (Caldwell College Education Association)
  • Cheerleading
  • 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 ( president Tulaja Shrestha)
  • Italian-American Club
  • Kappa Beta Gamma
  • Marketing Club
  • Martial Arts
  • MENC
  • 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:



  • Billy McDonald (2012-2016), Professional Basketball Player (Germany).



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