|Latin: Sigilum Universitatis Caldwellensis|
|Caldwell College for Women |
|Motto||Sapientia et Scientia|
Motto in English
|Wisdom and Knowledge|
|Established||August 10, 1939|
|Roman Catholic (Dominican)|
|President||Matthew Whelan, Ed.D.|
|Colors||Red and Gold|
|Athletics||NCAA Division II – CACC|
Caldwell University (formerly Caldwell College and originally Caldwell College for Women) is a Catholic university in Caldwell, New Jersey. Founded in 1939 by the Sisters of St. Dominic, the university is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, chartered by the State of New Jersey, and registered with the Regents of the University of the State of New York. Caldwell offers 25 undergraduate and 30 graduate programs, including doctoral, master's, certificate, and certification programs, as well as online and distance learning options.
In 2013, Caldwell College received approval for university status and changed its name to Caldwell University on July 1, 2014.
The university is located in suburban New Jersey, and it is about 20 miles from Manhattan. It is 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 and Lacordaire Academy in Upper Montclair.
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). In bowling, a women-only sport at the NCAA level in which a single national championship is contested for all three NCAA divisions, the Cougars are a single-sport member of the East Coast Conference.
In fall of 2019, Caldwell University will launch an eSports program as a member of the ECAC. The inaugural team will compete in the games of Overwatch and League of Legends. At the same time, Caldwell University will also launch a B.S. in e-Sports Management.
See also: Category:Caldwell University alumni
Alumni of Caldwell University include: