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Caldwell, N.J.  August 25, 2017

Caldwell University has been ranked among the 10 Best Colleges in New Jersey for 2017.

The ranking from College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, put Caldwell University at number nine for Best Colleges in New Jersey. The full ranking is available here.

“We are very happy to be recognized as a Best College by College Choice. We are committed to making sure our students have an educational experience that is cost-effective and high quality and enables our graduates to make a difference in the world,” said Senior Vice President Dr. Joseph Posillico. “This good news follows the other distinctions we have received including being named to the prestigious MONEY Magazine’s Best Colleges list earlier this summer.”

was also named as a 2017-2018 College of Distinction, a Catholic College of Distinction,  a New Jersey College of Distinction.  The university was recognized for offering one of the best learning environments in New Jersey for 2017 by

According to College Choice, their ranking is based on graduation rate, institutional reputation, student-to-faculty ratio, endowment size, tuition costs, average student indebtedness after graduation and graduates expected early career salary. The data from their ranking comes from the National Center for Education Statistics’ IPEDS database, U.S. News & World Report, Payscale, and individual college websites.

In its description of Caldwell University, College Choice noted Caldwell’s commitment to community service. Throughout the academic year students engage in activities including volunteering for Midnight Runs to assist the homeless in New York City, repairing homes and schools on mission trips to Belize and Appalachia and taking part in the annual community service initiative Caldwell Day.