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Cedar Crest College

Allentown, Pennsylvania

Since its founding in 1867, Cedar Crest College has taken a bold approach to education – creating a college and a curriculum designed for women who want to achieve at the highest levels! Recognizing the multi-dimensional nature of students, Cedar Crest College is dedicated to the education of the next generation of women leaders by preparing the whole student for life in the global community.

Student Profile

Fall 2014 Enrollment
1,342 undergraduate students
54% of undergrad students are full time
7% male — 93% female
35% of students are from out of state

Faculty Profile

2014-2015 Academic Year
72 full-time faculty
110 part-time faculty
10 to 1 student/faculty ratio

Retention Fall 2014

69% of students began in Fall 2013 and returned in Fall 2014 (full time, first time freshmen)

6 Year Graduation Rate 2014

69% of students graduated in 6 years

ENROLLMENT BY RACIAL/ETHNIC CATEGORY - FALL 2014

Nonresident aliens 2%
Hispanic/Latino 13%
Black or African American 10%
White 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown 4%

Academic Programs

Anthropology (Minor)

Art (Major)
Art Therapy (Major and Masters)
Art History (Minor)

Biology
Biology with Co-Major in Secondary Education
Environmental Conservation
Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
Global Diseases
Integrated Biology
Neuroscience
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Health Professions Program
Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Veterinary

Accounting
Business Administration
Economics
Health Care Management (Certificate)
Human Resources Management (Certificate)
Marketing

Biochemistry (Major)
Chemistry (Major)
Chemistry (Minor)
Chemistry with Secondary Education (Major)
Forensic Science (Major, Masters)

Child Welfare (Certificate)

New Media (Major)
Media Studies (Major)
Communication (Minor)
Film Studies (Minor)

Criminal Justice (Major/Minor)

Early Childhood Education
Middle Level Education
Secondary Education
Special Education Certification
Master of Education

English (Major)
English (Minor)
Writing (Major)
Writing (Minor)
MFA in Creative Writing
Gerontology (Certificate)

Global Studies (Major)

Health Science (Major)
Exercise Science (Major)
Health Promotion & Wellness (Major)
Public Health (Major)
History (Major/Minor)
Social Studies with Secondary Education (Major)
Mathematics (Major/Minor)
Mathematics with Secondary Education (Major)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion for RNs
School Nurse Certification Program
Master of Science in Nursing

Nutrition
Didactic Program in Dietetics
Dietetic Internship

Dance
Theatre
Dance (Minor)
Theatre (Minor)

Pre-Law (Minor)

Philosophy (Minor)
Applied and Professional Ethics (Minor)

Political Science

Psychology (Major/Minor)
Applied Psychology (SAGE Major)
Health & Wellness (Minor)

Religious Studies (Minor)

Social Work (Major)

Spanish

ADMISSIONS

Admissions Fall 2014

1,246 Total Applicants
652 Total Admissions
170 Total Freshmen Enrollment

Selectivity
52.33% of applicants admitted

Freshmen Profile Fall 2014

  25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 438 570
SAT Math 450 550
SAT Writing 440 550
ACT Composite 20 23
ACT Math 19 22
ACT English 19 24
ACT Writing    

TUITION AND COSTS

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

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TUITION AND COSTS BEFORE FINANCIAL AID 2014-2015

Expenses  
Tuition $33,904
Fees $600
Total $34,504
   
Room and Board (on campus) $10,549
Room Only $5,160
Board Only $5,389
Estimated Total On Campus $45,053

FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Breakdown 2014-2015

100% of full-time first-time undergraduates receiving any financial aid
90% of full-time first-time undergraduates receiving student loan aid

$24,140 Average amount of federal, state, local, or institutional grant aid received
$8,286 Average amount of student loan aid received by full-time first-time undergraduates

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