Cedar Crest College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Cedar Crest College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,595 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1867 and is one of the 6 colleges located in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

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Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
86
Fair
At Cedar Crest College you can earn your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, 2-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

Cedar Crest College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 86 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Medical, Education, Social Work, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
79%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Cedar Crest College is fair at 79% (above Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Cedar Crest College is average: 60%. Around 20% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Cedar Crest College is good -- 10:1. Find out more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$35,600
High
Average tuition charges are extremely high - about $35,000 a year. The additional fees at Cedar Crest College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $600, which comes to $35,600 per year.

Read the details about Cedar Crest College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
67%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 1,086 applications were submitted and 733 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

This school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Cedar Crest College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,200
Medium
Cedar Crest College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Cedar Crest College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
Cedar Crest College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 500 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable, around $5,200 per year.

Based on the college crime data, Cedar Crest College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Cedar Crest College Location and Maps



Post Address: Cedar Crest College, 100 College Drive, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104-6196, USA
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