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Cedar Crest College
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  • 4 Year
  • ALLENTOWN, PA

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  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

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Cedar Crest is a private college located in Allentown, Pennsylvania. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 872 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Cedar Crest acceptance rate is 61%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Social Work and Youth Services. Graduating 51% 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

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Cedar Crest Admissions

Acceptance Rate
61%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
960-1180
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$22,123 / 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
$28,460 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 34 responses
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 46 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 46 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
6
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
2
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    31%
  • On Campus
    62%
  • Online
    6%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
872 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
344
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
43%
Varsity Athletes
14%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 28 responses
  • Studious
    29%
  • Driven
    25%
  • Carefree
    14%
  • Either sweet or Arrogant
    11%
  • Immature
    11%
  • Stressed
    7%
  • Outgoing
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
71%
Poll
57%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 40 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 66 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 35 responses
  • Beautiful
    31%
  • Empowering
    26%
  • Small
    14%
  • Deceitful
    6%
  • Hierarchical
    6%
  • Intellectual
    6%
  • Boring
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
51%
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

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