Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many colleges have suspended or relaxed some admitted student requirements and extended decision and enrollment deposit deadlines. We recommend that you contact the colleges to which you have been accepted directly for the most updated and accurate information.

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
1,216
Undergraduate
Students
(91.8%) 1,116 Women
(8.2%) 100 Men
310
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
61% of 1,375 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.40
SAT Math
525 average
470-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
547 average
493-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21 average
18-24 range of middle 50%
See more

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
$32,826
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$39,866
See more

Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
82
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
See more

Campus Life

Allentown Population
119,141
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Philadelphia
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
37% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
See more

Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.0% Asian
9.2% Black/African-American
15.3% Hispanic/Latino
2.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
64.4% White
5.5% Unknown
International Students
6.7%
First-Year Students Returning
75.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
41.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
See more

A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases, copyright © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.