Cedar Crest College is a 4-year private liberal arts women’s college. It was founded in the year 1867 and is located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA. The college has been accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Studies. Most popular degree programs offered by the college are in the field of business, management, communications, education, and foreign language. The key feature of this college is that it has a placement rate of 96.8%.
Cedar Crest College has been ranked as follows by the US News for the year 2019:
|Type of College||Private|
|Average Class Size||15|
Cedar Crest College has an 84-acres big campus in the city of Allentown. The campus has many buildings and halls providing world-class facilities to the students. It has a fitness centre, medical laboratory, play arena for basketball and football, cafeteria, and many more.
Cedar Crest College offers on-campus housing facilities via residence halls which provide all the basic amenities for the students, including a computer lab, laundry room, washers and dryers, study area, vending machines, and refrigerators. The halls are suite-style apartments.
Cedar Crest College offers numerous bachelor’s, masters and doctorate degrees to the students in the area of studies such as Arts, Criminal Justice, Communications, Health and Science, Business Management, Psychology and many more. College offers only the traditional approach of study and the academic calendar for all the courses is semester-based.
How to Apply: Students from outside the USA are required to submit the application through the International Student Application Portal.
Application Fees: No application fee is charged.
Application Deadlines: College accepts applications on a rolling basis.
Admission Requirements: The applicant has to meet all the following requirements to get admission to the Cedar Crest College:
Annual cost of attendance at the college for undergraduate students is provided below;
|Expense Type||Cost (per year)|
|Tuition Fees||36,225 USD|
|Living Expenses||On-Campus: 10,933 USD;|
Off-Campus: 13,646 USD
|International Student Fees||3000 USD|
|Activity Fee||200 USD|
|Technology Fee||400 USD|
Following table shows the approximate cost of attendance for graduate students:
|Program||Cost (per credit hour)|
|Master of Forensic Science||849 USD|
|Masters Nursing||901 USD|
|Masters of Fine Arts||765 USD|
Graduate students also have to pay a 20 USD activity fee every semester.
Cedar Crest College offers a scholarship to both international and domestic students based on merit.
International Diversity Scholarships: This scholarship is open for traditional international students. Eligibility criteria for this scholarship are:
To avail of this scholarship, the students need to submit the scholarship application form and all supporting documents. Also, the students need to submit an essay or a video addressing the following questions:
The scholarship awards amount ranging from 1000 USD to 5000 USD and it is valid for 8 semesters, given that the student must maintain a 2.5 GPA and remains in good social standing.
Students can also opt for various types of loans and grants offered by the college and they will receive these financial aid based on their requirements. Also, students must log in to their FAFSA ID and fill out the application for the same.
Work-Study Program: The federal work-study is awarded based on the financial needs of the student. A student can work for 8 hours per week and is eligible to earn up to a maximum of 1500 USD per academic year. Students can get employment through the college placement program.
Following are a few of the popular alumni of Cedar Crest College:
|Institution Type||Private (Not for Profit)|
|Average Cost of Attendance||$39,774 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||1 : 1|
|Cedar Crest College Enrollment||1995|
|Average Graduation Rate||35.3%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$39,774 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$39,774 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$2,000 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$11,208 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$850 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$11,208 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$500 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$2,000 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$2,000 / Year|
|Middle States Commission on Higher Education|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Nursing Programs||Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing|
|Programs||Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary