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    Cedar Crest College, Pennsylvania, Allentown

    Allentown, PennsylvaniaLocation
    CollegeSchool type
    Estd 1867established year
    1664enrollment
    8.2/10

    Cedar Crest College: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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    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%.

    Ranking

    Cedar Crest College has been ranked as follows by the US News for the year 2019:

    • It is ranked No.3 in Regional Colleges Best Value
    • It is ranked No.6 in Regional Colleges North
    • It is ranked No.2 for Veterans among the colleges of the USA.

    Highlights

    Type of College Private
    Campus Setting Suburban
    Location Allentown, Pennsylvania
    Official Website www.cedarcrest.edu
    Establishment Year 1867
    Average Class Size  15
    Faculty Members 82 
    Student-to-Faculty Ratio 9:1

    Campus Facilities

    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.

    On-Campus Housing

    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.

    • Butz Hall: It is in the centre of the campus
    • Curtis Hall: Students studying in the honours program or maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.5 are eligible for this hall.
    • Moore Hall: It gives easy access to the students to various recreational activities around Allentown.
    • Steinbright Hall: It gives privacy to the students with rooms arranged in the central lounge area

    Programs, Faculty, and Divisions

    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.

    Application Process of Cedar Crest College

    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:

    • A required personal essay, minimum 3 paragraphs
    • Original Score reports of IELTS, TOEFL, SAT or ACT to demonstrate proficiency in the English language
    • Academic records transcripts of high school and secondary education
    • 1 letter of recommendation from a teacher or academic counsellor
    • Copy of passport and current US Visa
    • Financial support Affidavit of the student mentioning the balance of funds and its source

    Cost of Attendance

    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
    MBA 848 USD

    Graduate students also have to pay a 20 USD activity fee every semester.

    Scholarship for International Students

    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:

    • Must be an International student who holds citizenship of a country other than the US
    • Must be planning to join the college on F-1 Visa
    • Student must not receive government sponsorship
    • Accepted to Cedar College having met all the requirement
    • Submit the deposit by May 01

    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:

    • How will receiving the Cedar Crest International Diversity Scholarship help you achieve your personal and professional goals?
    • Define what being a global leader means to you
    • Describe how you will advance intercultural understanding on the Cedar Crest campus

    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.

    Alumni Network

    Following are a few of the popular alumni of Cedar Crest College:

    • James Amsterdam, Editor
    • Rita Kogler Carver, Theater and lightning designer
    • Judy McGrath, Former CEO Mtv
    • Suzanne Fisher, Author, and reporter
    • Dr. Blenda Wilson, Former Chancellor California State University

    4 years

    Course Duration

    Feb 15

    Application Deadline

    $39,7741st YEAR
    FEES

    4 years

    Course Duration

    Feb 15

    Application Deadline

    $24,7201st YEAR
    FEES

    2 years

    Course Duration

    Apr 01

    Application Deadline

    $39,7741st YEAR
    FEES

    4 years

    Course Duration

    Feb 15

    Application Deadline


    4 years

    Course Duration

    Feb 15

    Application Deadline

    COLLEGE STUDENT REVIEWS

    R
    7.8 / 10

    Cedar Crest College Overview

    Insitution type
    Private (Not for Profit)
    Student Population
    1995
    FAFSA Code
    003243
    Application Cost
    $50
    Accreditation
    MSCHE
    Average Cost of Attendance
    $39,774 / Year
    Student : Faculty Ratio
    1 : 1

    Admission & dates

    Early Action Deadlines

    November 1

    Application deadline

    April 1

    Application results

    Regular Decision Deadlines

    January 15

    Application deadline

    April 1

    Application results

    Test Scores For International Applicants

    ExamsAvg. ScoreMin ScoreMax. Score%Submitted
    Undergraduate
    SAT Check Detailed Score1055940117094
    Evidence-Based Reading and Writing540480600-
    Mathematics515460570-
    ACT Check Detailed Score23192623
    English211824-
    Mathematics211725-

    Cedar Crest College Acceptance Rate

    63.3 %

    acceptance rate

    1208

    total applicants

    1995

    total enrolled

    Male
    Female

    14.2%

    Male

    85.8%

    Female

    Undergraduate
    Undergraduate Programs
    63.3%
    Total Applicants
    2652
    Total Enrolled
    1679
    Graduate
    Graduate Programs
    63.3%
    Total Applicants
    499
    Total Enrolled
    316

    Cedar Crest College enrollment

    Enrollment
    Cedar Crest College Enrollment
    1995
    Undergraduate Enrollment
    1679
    Graduate Enrollment
    316
    Graduation Rate
    Average Graduation Rate
    35.3%

    Attendance Cost

    $39,774

    attendance cost

    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

    Tuition fees
    Undergraduate Programs
    $39,774 / Year
    Post Graduate Program
    $39,774 / Year
    On Campus
    Books & Supplies
    $2,000 / Year
    On campus, Room & Board
    $11,208 / Year
    On Campus, Other Expenses
    $850 / Year
    Off Campus
    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

    Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

    Institutional accreditations
    Middle States Commission on Higher Education
    Program wise accreditation
    Nursing Programs
    Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
    Programs
    Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

    Faculty

    total facultyfull timepart timegraduate assistants
    33651129223620

    College Rating

    Based on 6 Students Rating

    8.2 out of 10
    8.7/10Academic
    8.7/10Accommodation
    8.7/10Faculty
    8.0/10Infrastructure
    8.7/10Placement
    8.0/10Social Life

    Reviews

    NK
    8.5 /10

    I wanted to study abroad to expand my horizon and for that, I reached out to many consult agencies and then applied to various USA universities. This one was the only college to select me on the basis of my academics. I applied online at the college's website, it required no application for the process.

    Course Curriculum :

    The master's program is committed to developing steeped in instructional pedagogy, content knowledge, and current research. We are trained to become leaders in the profession and advocates for the learning community.

    9 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    7 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    8 /10 extracurricular
    NV
    8.8 /10

    After I decided to study abroad, I explored many USA universities and colleges and read their student reviews also. In the process, I found Cedar Crest College to be the best among the other options in terms of career opportunities, faculty and curriculum. The application fee cost me zero fees for the online application form.

    Course Curriculum :

    The program provides the health community with intelligent and technically skilled entry-level technologists who are competent in the performance of nuclear medicine procedures for patient studies and work effectively with members of a health care team.

    10 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    7 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    9 /10 extracurricular
    SG
    7.5 /10

    The program that I wanted to pursue was available here and the curriculum they were offering for my program was just exactly what I needed. My GPA was 7, and I was required to submit an online application form which was totally free. It was among the top universities of the USA.

    Course Curriculum :

    My College is committed to providing us with ground-breaking opportunities to earn degrees that will transform our lives and make a difference in the world. That’s why they’ve launched the Master of Science in Crime Science, the first graduate program of its kind in the nation.

    7 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    7 /10 placement
    7 /10 extracurricular
    RP
    7.8 /10

    I opted for this college as it takes a bold approach to education - creating a college and a curriculum designed for women who want to achieve at the highest levels. My GPA was 8. I had applied through an online portal, free of cost. I was keen to get admitted here.

    Course Curriculum :

    While many criminal justice programs today focus on what happens after a crime has been committed, Cedar Crest College’s curriculum is unique in that it is a behavioral-based program: By understanding what influences criminal behavior, you will be better prepared to aid in the prevention of criminal acts, as well as in the steps that take place after one has occurred.

    7 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 placement
    8 /10 extracurricular
    MK
    8.2 /10

    I came to know about this college from a cousin, she told me to have a look at this college as this is one of the best institutes in the USA. After searching a lot about this college I decided to take admission here. I paid an application fee of $ 50 and apply through the official website of the college.

    Course Curriculum :

    My course is an updated one in which I learn how to manage a business and how to find a solution to work in a dynamic environment of the business.

    10 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    10 /10 infrastructure
    10 /10 accomodation
    10 /10 placement
    +1-610-437-4471
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    100 College Drive, PA 18104
    ADDRESS

    Nearby This Campus

    • Bus Station
    • Hospital
    • Restaurant
    • Shopping Mall
    • Book Store
    • Super Market
    • Airport

    Bus Station

    Hamilton&atriume0.06 km
    Hamlton&collegew0.18 km
    Hamlton&atriumw0.35 km
    Hamilton&colegee0.41 km
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    Restaurant

    TGI Fridays0.45 km
    Carrabba's Italian Grill0.66 km
    Penn Pizza Restaurant2.27 km
    The Fairgrounds Hotel2.78 km
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    Book Store

    'Berg Bookshop1.37 km
    Bishop's Olde and Rare Books2.66 km
    WYN BOOKS, LLC3.01 km
    Beachead Comics3.34 km
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    Airport

    Go Helistop2.74 km
    Allentown Queen City Municipal Airport3.05 km
    A.h. Butz Downtown Allentown Heliport4.10 km
    WSAN Heliport6.32 km
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    Hospital

    VA Outpatient. Center0.41 km
    Sacred Heart Primary Care1.25 km
    Emergency Hospital1.94 km
    Keystone Surgical Associates2.16 km
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    Shopping Mall

    Village West1.27 km
    Shops At 3900 Hamilton Center1.90 km
    hamilton commons2.16 km
    Ag Hall2.27 km
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    Super Market

    Wegmans1.98 km
    Heresh's Market2.59 km
    Family Dollar3.33 km
    Allentown Market Inc3.33 km
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    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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