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Tuition & Fees

$37,075

$37,075

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
30%
400-499
46%
300-399
13%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
8%
500-599
31%
400-499
45%
300-399
15%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
27%
400-499
41%
300-399
20%
200-299
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
37%
18-23
37%
12-17
22%
6-11
0
30-36
4%
24-29
37%
18-23
33%
12-17
19%
6-11
7%
30-36
4%
24-29
22%
18-23
52%
12-17
22%
6-11
0
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undergraduateRatios

10%

90%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 733
Declined + 353
Total Received 1,086
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Private (nonprofit)

1,388

undergraduate students

203

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Business Administration
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Codes

SAT 2079
ACT 3536

School Facts

Cedar Crest, founded in 1867, is a liberal arts college for women. Its 84-acre campus, a designated arboretum, is located on a park-like campus in a residential area of Allentown, a small city located one hour from Philadelphia, less than two hours from New York City, and three hours from Washington, DC.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,591
Established in 1867
Coeducational Women's College
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

Allentown, PA

84-acre campus in Allentown (population: 119,104), 65 miles from Philadelphia and 90 miles from New York City. Served by air and bus; major airport and train serve Philadelphia. Public transportation serves campus.

Cedar Crest College
100 College Drive
Allentown, PA 18104-6196

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
26%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
73%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
79%
Bottom 1/2
21%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
30%
400-499
46%
300-399
13%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
8%
500-599
31%
400-499
45%
300-399
15%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
27%
400-499
41%
300-399
20%
200-299
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
37%
18-23
37%
12-17
22%
6-11
0
30-36
4%
24-29
37%
18-23
33%
12-17
19%
6-11
7%
30-36
4%
24-29
22%
18-23
52%
12-17
22%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 733
Declined + 353
Total Received 1,086

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Jonathan Squire
Associate Director of Admissions
P: 800 360-1222
F: 610 606-4647
admissions@cedarcrest.edu

Cost

Tuition $36,225
Room $5,773
Board $5,160
Additional fees $850
Total $48,008
Average Financial Aid - $28,069
Total with Avg. Aid $19,939

Financial Aid

75%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$28,069

Average financial aid

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Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Falcon
School colors
black and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Psychology
Art
Art Therapy
Biochemistry
Biodiversity/Conservation Biology
Biology
Business Administration
Business/Management
Chemistry
Criminal Justice
Dance
Early Childhood Education
Education
English
Environmental Conservation
Exercise Science
Fine Arts
Forensic Science
Genetic Engineering
Global Studies
Health Promotion/Wellness
Health Science
History
Honors
Mathematics
Media Studies
Middle Level Education
Neuroscience
New Media
Nuclear Medicine
Nursing
Nutrition
Political Science
Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Law
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Veterinary
Psychology
Public Health
Secondary Education
Social Work
Spanish
Theatre
Writing/Speech
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Undergraduate

87%

1,388
students

Female
90%
1,250

Male
10%
138

Graduate

13%

203
students

Female
90%
183

Male
10%
20

undergraduateFull-time

55%

775
students

Female
91%
701

Male
9%
74

undergraduatePart-time

45%

613
students

Female
90%
549

Male
10%
64

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

58%

Transfer applicants accepted

42%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

120

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

75%

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Special housing
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 7
Countries most often represented Haiti
India
Jamaica
Liberia
Saudi Arabia
The Dominican Republic
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Jonathan Squire
Associate Director of Admissions
610 740-3780
admissions@cedarcrest.edu

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