Cedar Crest College

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world rank  3041

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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 small city of Allentown (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Cedar Crest College is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) women only US 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), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 153 years old US 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. Cedar Crest College also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

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

University Location

Address 100 College Drive
Allentown
18104-6196 Pennsylvania
United States
Tel +1 (800) 360 1222
Fax +1 (610) 437 5955

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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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
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 100 College Drive
Allentown 18104-6196
(610) 740 3780
800 360 1222

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Cedar Crest College's Library
Cedar Crest College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 111,328 physical volumes, 4,706 physical media, 97,766 digital/electronic medium and 86 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Cedar Crest College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 542 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1944


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)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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