Founded in 1939 by the Sisters of Saint Dominic, Caldwell College is a Catholic institution in the Judaeo-Christian tradition with a heritage of eight centuries of Dominican commitment to higher learning. Serving a diverse population of all ages, Caldwell College provides an excellent liberal arts education which promotes spiritual, intellectual and aesthetic growth. Upon this foundation the College offers career-related programs which prepare its graduates to take advantage of opportunities in a complex society.
In pursuit of truth and life-long learning, Caldwell College fosters the well-being of this and future generations. Through a curriculum and extracurricular program rooted in the Catholic humanist tradition, the College seeks to empower its students to comprehend community and global issues and to act responsibly toward self and others.