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Cedar Crest, founded in 1867, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college for women. Its 84-acre campus, a designated arboretum, is located in a residential area of Allentown, 55 miles from Philadelphia.

Website: www.cedarcrest.edu/

Private
1,433
Undergraduate
Students
(87.7%) 1,257 Women
(12.3%) 176 Men
231
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
63% of 1,208 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.44
SAT Math
460-570 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
480-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
19-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$57,739
Tuition and Fees
$41,567
Room and Board
$12,322
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Freshman Award
$32,533
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$39,389
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
77
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 35% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 13% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Allentown Population
119,141
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Philadelphia
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
32% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
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Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
9.2% Asian
9.2% Black/African-American
2.7% Hispanic/Latino
3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
1.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
15.1% White
59.2% Unknown
International Students
0.3%
First-Year Students Returning
82.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
38.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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