100 College Drive Allentown, PA 18104-6196 310-740-3780
http://www.cedarcrest.edu cccadmis@cedarcrest.edu
About Cedar Crest College
  • Year of Foundation 1867
  • Size of Campus 85 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post-Bachelor,Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,826
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 95%, 5%, 19%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No. 1,653
Since its founding in 1867, Cedar Crest College has taken a bold approach to education-creating a college and a curriculum designed for women who want to achieve at the highest levels! Recognizing the multi-dimensional nature of students, Cedar Crest College is dedicated to the education of the next generation of women leaders by preparing the whole student for life in the global community. Cedar Crest also provides a wealth of opportunity for non-traditional and graduate students. Our co-educational School of Adult and Graduate Education(SAGE) demonstrates our commitment to education at all levels.
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Hillel, Islamic Awareness, Cedar Crest Christian Fellowship
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Sisters, Inc. , International Student Organization
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies honor code
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Forensic Science Symposium, Women In Business Lecture Series, Women in Science Lecture Series, Student-Faculty Frolic,
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Mu Gamma, foreign language. Alpha Psi Omega, drama. Alpha Sigma Lambda, lifelong learning. BetaBetaBeta, biology. Kappa Mu Epsilon, math. PhiAlpha, Social Work. PhiAlphaTheta, history. PsiChi, psych. SigmaBeta Delta, business. Sigma Tau Delta, Englis
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Allentown, PA (10), Philadelphia (65)
  • Distance to nearest train Philadelphia, PA (65)
  • Distance to nearest bus Allentown, PA (2)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 88%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 62%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 4%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 8%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (100%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
Campus Services
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library Facilities Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 16,001
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 2
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 1,443
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 140,423
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 9
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 17,320
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 60
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 33
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Museums Alumnae Museum, Art galleries, Rodale Aquatic Center, arboretum, sculpture garden, forensic science and genetic engineering labs, nursing labs, nutrition labs, fitness center, WM Keck Bioinformatics Center, fluorescent microscope, confocal microscope.
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,126
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Lehigh University)
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,500
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 60%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 95%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Air Products and Chemicals, Children's Hospital, Univ of Penn, Deloitte and Touche, Kids Peace, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Lucent Technologies, Merck Pharmaceuticals, Rodale Press, Rohm and Haas, Inc, Smithkline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, National Institute of
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 81%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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