EIN 22-1500483

Caldwell University

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Founded in 1939 by the Sisters of Saint Dominic, Caldwell University promotes intellectual, spiritual, and aesthetic growth to a diverse population and welcomes all cultures and faith traditions.
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Caldwell University is a child organization, under an unknown parent.
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Caldwell College; Attn Treasurer
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Caldwell University was founded in 1939 by the sisters of saint dominic and promotes intellectual, spiritual and aesthetic growth to a diverse population and welcomes all cultures and faith traditions. The University serves a diverse body of 1,709 undergraduate and 497 graduate students in the fall 2019 term. 14 percent of University students identify as black or african american, 26 percent as hispanic of any race, 3 percent as asian and 1 percent as multiracial. Women comprise 64 percent of the University's undergraduate students and 78 percent of graduate students. About 12 percent of Caldwell undergraduates are international students representing 33 countries, including a sizeable group of students from nepal. 613 students reside on campus as of september 2019, which is a 98 percent resident hall occupancy rate. 82 percent of Caldwell undergraduates are from new jersey with another 20 states and territories represented. The share of first-time freshmen that are first generation is significant. 55 percent of first-time full-time freshmen have parents do not have a bachelor's degree. 94 percent of undergraduates attend full-time while 79 percent of graduate students attend part-time.a 13:1 student to faculty ratio highlights the individualized mentorship and instruction that characterize a Caldwell education. To enable access to the University for all deserving students, Caldwell contributed over $28m of total financial aid for scholarships, grantsand other aid. 99 percent of first-time full-time freshman receive some type of financial aid (federal, state, loans, institutional and/or private). Students choose Caldwell because of nationally recognized programs; small class sizes; low tuition; generous financial aid;secure and beautiful campus; emphasis on developing global citizens; personalized attention and advising; vibrant student clubs and activities; convenient and flexible class schedules; strong academic support services; and a location in one of new jersey's best towns withclose proximity to new york city. Caldwell's most recent nursing graduates had a pass rate of 92%, on par with the national and state average pass rates. 95% of reent bachelor degree earners are working or enrolled in further education. Caldwell offers over 30 undergraduate degree programs and 30 graduate degree and certificate programs, including doctoral programs in education leadership and a doctoral program in applied behavior analysis, the first in new jersey. An online master's in higher education launched in 2016 and a bs in esports management in 2019. New athletic and student life programs launched recently include men'slacrosse and an esports team. Additional academic programs and services include professional and peer tutoring; academic coaching; career development services; learning community for underprepared students; honors program; academic internships; and the eof mentoring andfinancial support program for students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Caldwell was reaccredited in 2015 by the middle states commission for higher education and received two commendations from the commission for the quality of its self-study report and for the inclusivity of its process. Specialized accreditation further attests to program qualityand vigor, providing graduates with a differentiated career credential and enabling them to stand out competitively during hiring and acceptance into advanced degree programs. Specialized accreditors that have awarded accreditation to Caldwell's programs include the accreditation council for business schools and programs; council for accreditation of counseling and related education programs; teacher education accreditation council; commission on collegiate nursing education and the association for behavior analysis international. Caldwell offers one of only two cacrep-accredited art therapy programsin the nation. Caldwell is a leader in applied behavior analysis, a scientific discipline known to help children with autism spectrum disorders. The college's state-of-the-art autism center benefits children and their families in new jersey.

Who funds Caldwell University

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Lilly EndowmentHigh SCHL Youth Theology Initiative$222,000
Schwab Charitable FundEducation$110,000
Independent College Fund of New JerseyFurthering Education As An Exempt Purpose$54,300
...and 9 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of EducationFEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOANS$13,287,744
Department of EducationFEDERAL PELL GRANT PROGRAM$3,910,802
Department of EducationEDUCATION STABILIZATION FUND$1,014,064
...and 6 more federal grants / contracts

Personnel at Caldwell University

Sheila O'RourkeVice President Operations$163,756
Shin MoonVice President of Finance / Vice President for Finance$118,582
Kathleen TuiteVice President Student Life$0
Stephen J QuinnVice President$125,579
Linda LucianoVice Chair / Board Member$0
...and 9 more key personnel

Financials for Caldwell University

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$3,947,618
Program services$71,274,242
Investment income and dividends$348,221
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$260,842
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$136,203
Net income from fundraising events$-2,980
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,719,428
Total revenues$77,683,574

Form 990s for Caldwell University

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-11990View PDF
2019-062020-09-29990View PDF
2018-062019-08-19990View PDF
2017-062018-09-12990View PDF
2016-062017-09-20990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

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Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 5 new grant, including a grant for $54,300 from Independent College Fund of New Jersey
September 24, 2021
Received grants
Identified 6 new grant, including a grant for $222,000 from Lilly Endowment
August 21, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
July 30, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 4 new personnel
July 27, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
Nonprofit Types
SchoolsHigher ed institutionsChapter / child organizations
EducationDiseases and disorders
CatholicChristianReligiousFundraising eventsState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportProvides scholarshipsFundraising races, competitions, and tournaments
General information
120 Bloomfield Ave
Caldwell, NJ 07006
Metro area
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
Essex County, NJ
Website URL
(973) 618-3000
Twitter profile
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B43: University or Technological Institute
NAICS code, primary
611310: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
Parent/child status
Child within group exemption
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