1,433
Students
Financial aid thermometer
29,602
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
63
765/1208
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Cedar Crest College is a Comprehensive institution located in Allentown, PA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 100 College Drive
Allentown, PA  18104
United States
Contact Mary Alice Ozechoski
Vice President of Student Affairs and Traditional Enrollment
Email: admissions@cedarcrest.edu
Phone: 610-606-4666

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Nuclear Medical Technology Checkmark
Nursing Science Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,208
Applied
765
Accepted
1,433
Enrolled
63%
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Female Admissions

1,199
Females Applied
761
Females Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

9
Males Applied
4
Males Accepted
44%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.44
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Required for some programs 2 recommendations
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 480 600
SAT Math 460 570
ACT Composite 19 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

38,616
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Fees

600
Full-time student fees
11,544
Room & board
5,420
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

29,602
Avg. Financial Aid Package
30,533
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
21,881
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,519
Avg. Loan Aid
19,374
Avg. Grant Aid
25,512
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
76%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
13%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,433
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
15%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.69%
Black or African American 9.2%
White or Caucasian 15%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.07%
Asian 9.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.27%
Two or more races 3.26%
Other 59.02%

Gender

Male (12.28%)
Female (87.72%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 32%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Fall Festival, Midnight Breakfast and Spring Fling

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Activities Board, Student Government Association, Commuter Awareness Board, Student Nurse Association and Forensic Student Science organization

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
crime prevention programs

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No No No
Basketball No No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Equestrian Sports No No No
Field Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No No No
Soccer No No No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field No No No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

221
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 77
Part-time - 144
Male - 69
Female - 152