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Tuition & Fees

$39,216

$39,216

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
23%
500-599
44%
400-499
25%
300-399
4%
200-299
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
13%
500-599
46%
400-499
33%
300-399
5%
200-299
1%
30-36
12%
24-29
30%
18-23
30%
12-17
26%
6-11
2%
24-29
30%
18-23
48%
12-17
22%
30-36
8%
24-29
38%
18-23
34%
12-17
20%
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undergraduateRatios

12%

88%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 765
Declined + 443
Total Received 1,208
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Private (nonprofit)

1,433

undergraduate students

231

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 College, 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 1,664
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: 120,443), 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
32%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
74%
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
20%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
80%
Bottom 1/2
20%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
23%
500-599
44%
400-499
25%
300-399
4%
200-299
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
13%
500-599
46%
400-499
33%
300-399
5%
200-299
1%
30-36
12%
24-29
30%
18-23
30%
12-17
26%
6-11
2%
24-29
30%
18-23
48%
12-17
22%
30-36
8%
24-29
38%
18-23
34%
12-17
20%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
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 Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 765
Declined + 443
Total Received 1,208

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Mary Alice Ozechoski
Associate Director of Admissions
P: 800 360-1222
F: 610 606-4647
admissions@cedarcrest.edu

Cost

Tuition $38,616
Room $5,420
Board $6,124
Additional fees $600
Books & supplies $2,000
Total $52,760
Average Financial Aid - $29,602
Total with Avg. Aid $23,158

Financial Aid

76%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$29,602

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,793,718
State $1,203,042
Institutional $13,477,962
Other external $293,047
Total $16,767,769

Non-need-based

Federal
State $5,358
Institutional $1,301,176
Other external $103,633
Total $1,410,167

Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pennsylvania Athletic Conference
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

86%

1,433
students

Female
88%
1,257

Male
12%
176

Graduate

14%

231
students

Female
85%
196

Male
15%
35

undergraduateFull-time

64%

931
students

Female
88%
815

Male
12%
116

undergraduatePart-time

36%

502
students

Female
89%
442

Male
11%
60

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
15%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
58%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

64%

Transfer applicants accepted

45%

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) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: 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
  • 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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