Cedar Crest College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
100 College Drive
Allentown, PA 18104-6196
(610) 740-3780
(800) 360-1222
Fax: (610) 606-4647

Contact: Judith Neyhart
Executive Vice President for Enrollment
Main Address
100 College Drive
Allentown, PA 18104-6196
(610) 606-4666


Total undergrads: 1,701 v
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 196
Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,653
Graduate enrollment: 171

Suburban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:


Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 58%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 74%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Arts – General B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Environmental Biology B
Genetics B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B,C
Business Administration/Management B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B,C


Elementary Education B
Secondary Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Foods/Nutrition Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nuclear Medical Technology B


History – General B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Neuroscience B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

Criminology B
Political Science/Government B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Cedar Crest College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (610) 606-4666
Website: www.cedarcrest.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://cedarcrestcollege.force.com/ERx_Forms__Portal_Login
Address: 100 College Drive, Allentown, PA 18104-6196
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,526
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 50%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 9 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 832 (55% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $40,374
Out-of-state Tuition: $40,374
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $28,460

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Cedar Crest College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Cedar Crest College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 7
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 531
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 4
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 472
English Language and Literature/Letters 21
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 1053
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 112
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 21
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 12
Social Sciences 2
Visual and Performing Arts 5
Grand total 235210

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Cedar Crest College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $40,374
Out-of-state $40,374
Books and supplies $2,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $14,527
Out-of-state $14,527

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 206 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 206 100% $28,460
Student loan aid 173 84% $8,773

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,017 77% $20,350
Federal student loans 1,048 79% $8,352

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Cedar Crest College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Cedar Crest College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,375 13 1,362
Percent admitted 100% 0% 61%
Percent admitted who enrolled 15% 0% 15%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Cedar Crest College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,526
Undergraduate enrollment 1,216
Graduate enrollment 310

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Cedar Crest College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
    • Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
  • Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
    • Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologist

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