Frequently Asked Questions

Why pursue a 100% online degree from Caldwell University?

Answer: Caldwell is a regionally accredited private institution that provides a strong foundation toward helping prospective students like you discover your strengths. Our online programs create an experience that ensures you reach your goals and find success. Committed professors, small class sizes, engaged students and our core values of learning, leadership, and service combine to enable each student’s personal and professional growth.

What is the online experience like at Caldwell University?

Answer:  Most courses are 7-weeks long. There are no required login times, allowing you to complete course work anytime and anywhere you have an internet connection. Distinguished faculty provide personalized support and guide you on your path toward success. The core values of respect, integrity, community, and excellence influence academic life and characterize the online learning environment.

Who teaches the online courses?

Answer:  Online students are taught by some of the best-known faculty in their fields. Most students develop strong relationships with their instructors, and often credit their successful online education experience to those relationships.

As a working adult, how could I ever find the time to earn my degree?

Answer: The online programs at Caldwell University is designed for people with busy schedules and significant demands on their time which make it difficult to complete a traditional course of study on a campus. If you seek to develop nursing leadership and management skills, but have a demanding schedule, this program is the perfect fit. 

Is aid available for students enrolled in online programs?

Answer:  Absolutely! Making your education as affordable as possible is one of our primary goals at Caldwell University. We recognize that earning a degree is a significant investment in your future. Simply follow the steps outlined in the Tuition & Fees page. Or submit a request for assistance and a representative can help you to determine if you qualify. 

Will I have a scheduled time for online courses?

Answer:  At Caldwell University, all online courses are asynchronous. Your course is conducted according to a schedule outlined in your course syllabus, but there are no “live” classes to attend. Instead, lectures, coursework, and discussions all take place at your convenience, allowing you to choose when and where to work on your studies.  

What are the computer requirements for online students?

Answer:  Our courses are compatible with Mac or PC platforms. Your admissions counselor can help verify that you meet all necessary software requirements to facilitate your studies in our online program. In order to be signed up for our online classes, you should have regular access to the internet and email. You should also be familiar with creating, formatting, and attaching Microsoft Word documents. 

Is Caldwell University accredited?

Answer:  Yes. Caldwell University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000). The Online RN to BSN program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036. (202-887-6791)  
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