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This art major developed strong leadership skills and applied it to curating her first gallery exhibit.


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School of Adult and Graduate Education

A SAGE education

Degrees & Certificates

Who is a SAGE student?

SAGE students are adults, male or female, that have been out of high school 4 or more years.

Jessica Baltimore

"Pursuing higher education has been instrumental in past promotions at my company.


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National Artboretum

Cedar Crest College is home to an 84-acre national arbortum that is testimony to the world's biodiversity. 140+ species of trees represent most all corners of the world and speak for the international flavor of the college.


Student Athletes Excel

The Cedar Crest Falcons are affiliated with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III and the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC).

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Living & Learning

These communities are a truly transformative educational and residential experience. Different communities focus on human rights, community art, and responsible environmental stewardship.

Forensic Science

Fully accredited undergraduate and master program

The most certified forensic science faculty in the nation

Top ranked and nationally recognized

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Why Choose
Cedar Crest?
  • Personalized attention
  • Average class size <20
  • Women's leadership opportunities
  • Flexibility to add dual major, minor

Scholarship, Liberal Arts, Creativity:
A strong liberal arts curriculum requires rigorous academic engagement and scholarship and prepares students to think critically and reason, write, and communicate effectively.

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The Sciences

Experience Excellence in Science at Cedar Crest College

Cedar Crest College is a liberal arts college for women that distinguishes itself from many of its peer institutions through a strong commitment to excellence in the sciences. Whether it's the forensic science program—which is one of only four in the nation to earn full accreditation at the undergraduate and graduate levels—or reputable programs in the chemical and physical sciences, biological sciences, or even nursing, Cedar Crest College will prepare you for a successful career in whatever you choose to do.

Our science programs feature:

  • First-rate faculty who are experts in their field
  • Modest class sizes, which ensure personalized attention from faculty
  • Leading-edge labs and technology, to prepare you to conduct research with the latest equipment in the field
  • Affiliations with national and international organizations and honor societies, which provide opportunities to present and learn from research, as well as network with experts in the field
  • An emphasis on leadership and communication, essential skills that help all students as they seek employment and advancement opportunities

Think Science. Think Cedar Crest.

Programs that we offer:

Biological Sciences
Integrated Biology
Biodiversity and Conservation Biology
Genetic Engineering
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Pre-Health Professions Program
Global Diseases

Chemical and Physical Sciences

Forensic Science