College Profile: Cedar Crest College

 
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Cedar Crest College is a private liberal arts women's college in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the United States. During the 2006-2007 academic year, the college had 1,000 full-time and 800 part-time undergraduates and 85 graduate students. Founded in 1867, the college is historically tied to the United Church of Christ, though it remains academically independent. Cedar Crest is one of two four-year colleges located in Allentown. Muhlenberg College, a liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, like Cedar Crest, is located in Allentown's West End.
 
100 College Drive
Allentown, PA
18104-6196
610-606-4666 (general)
610-740-3785 (financial aid)
610-740-3780 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

Cedar Crest mission statement The mission of Cedar Crest, an independent women's college, is to provide students with an excellent education that is grounded in the liberal arts and informed by humanistic values. The curriculum is designed to enhance the development of critical thinking and leadership skills, creative abilities, social awareness and technological literacy. Committed to experiential and lifelong learning, the Colleges curricular and co-curricular programs empower students to be ethical, engaged, and responsible members of their communities, to appreciate global diversity, and to provide stewardship for the environment. A Cedar Crest education prepares students for careers as well as professional and graduate studies. A Cedar Crest graduate will: Demonstrate the ability to engage in critical analysis and qualitative reasoning. Demonstrate the ability to engage in scientific and quantitative reasoning. Demonstrate technological competency and information literacy, including the ability to evaluate technological and informational resources and use them appropriately. Demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly, both orally and through the written word. Demonstrate the ability to participate in and appreciate artistic and creative endeavors. Demonstrate the ability to understand and articulate the foundations of her own ethics and values, as well as understand the value systems of others. Demonstrate the ability to understand and respond to issues of local, national, and global significance.


General Information
Other Names
Type Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control Private not-for-profit
Size 1,000 - 4,999
Campus Setting City: Midsize
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Cedar Crest College Website
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Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Required

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
2,369 Student Body SizeYes On-Campus Housing
1,157 Fall Applicants495 Total Dormitory Capacity
707 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
Yes Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
No Associate's degreeYes Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeYes Postbaccalaureate certificate
Yes Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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