Since its founding in 1867, Cedar Crest College has taken a bold approach to education.
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.
School of Adult and Graduate Education
Cedar Crest 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.
Diversity and Inclusion
racial and ethnic diversity
of resident students have elected gender inclusive housing
first generation students
Cedar Crest College At A Glance
Location: Suburban, park-like setting in Allentown, Pennsylvania
Campus: 84-acres; nationally registered arboretum with more than 130 species of trees
Faculty: 10:1 student-faculty ratio; 73 full-time professors
Class Size: Average class size of 15; Average lab size 12
Activities: 30+ clubs available on campus. If we don’t have a club you want you can start your own!
School colors: Yellow and White
Athletics: 9 Division III athletic programs for women
Athletics mascot: Falcons
Nearby: 1 hour from Philadelphia; less than 2 hours from New York City; 3 hours from Washington, D.C. More than 24,000 college students at eight private and public colleges and universities within 30 minutes of campus
Placement: 93% of the Class of 2015 was employed, in graduate school, or in another opportunity that they desired.
Enrollment: Around 1,600 students from 29 states from Maine to Alaska and 30 countries including Ghana, India, Ukraine, Ecuador, Germany, Peru and South Africa