Skip to Main Content
Cedar Crest College
blue checkmark
  • 4 Year
  • ALLENTOWN, PA

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade C
  6. Party Scene
    grade C minus
  7. Professors
    grade C
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B+

editorial

Cedar Crest is a private college located in Allentown, Pennsylvania. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 815 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Cedar Crest acceptance rate is 52%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Psychology. Graduating 62% of students, Cedar Crest alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $39,100.

About

100 COLLEGE DRIVE
ALLENTOWN, PA 18104
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Colonial States Athletic Conference

Cedar Crest College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Cedar Crest Admissions

Acceptance Rate
52%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
970-1170
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

Will You Get In?

Find Student Loans

Find Student Loans

Cost

Net Price
$22,438 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$29,938 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 34 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 49 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 49 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
4
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
3
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    45%
  • On Campus
    50%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
815 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
273
Undergrads Over 25
27%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 29 responses
  • Studious
    34%
  • Driven
    24%
  • Carefree
    17%
  • Either sweet or Arrogant
    10%
  • Immature
    10%
  • Outgoing
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
75%
Poll
60%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 43 responses
Poll
55%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 69 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 37 responses
  • Beautiful
    30%
  • Empowering
    24%
  • Small
    14%
  • Horrible
    11%
  • Deceitful
    5%
  • Hierarchical
    5%
  • Intellectual
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
62%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 23 responses

Similar Colleges

Colleges like Cedar Crest College

Cedar Crest College Reviews

Rating 3.52 out of 5  678 reviews
Selecting a category below will take you to another page
All Categories
Rating 5 out of 5  
Start Your Review of Cedar Crest College
Rating 5 out of 5  
Rating 4 out of 5  

Add to List