Cedar Crest College

country rank  940
world rank  2711

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University Overview

Founded in 1867, Cedar Crest College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Allentown (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Cedar Crest College is a very small (EduListing enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) women only higher education institution. Cedar Crest College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 153 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1867
Motto Religio, Libertas et Scientia
Divinity, Liberty and Knowledge
Colours Yellow and white

University Location

Address 100 College Drive
Allentown (population range: 50,000-249,999)
18104-6196 Pennsylvania
United States
T +1 (800) 360 1222
F +1 (610) 437 5955

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Women Only
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 100 College Drive
Allentown 18104-6196
+1 (610) 740 3780
800 360 1222

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Cedar Crest College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Dietetic Association-Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education CADE
  • Council on Social Work Education CSWE
  • Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology JRCNMT

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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