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Traditional Undergraduate

Traditional Undergraduate Students

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

SAGE Students

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

  • 1400+


  • 23


  • 32


  • 33%

    racial and ethnic diversity

  • 6%

    international students

  • 29%

    of resident students have elected gender inclusive housing

  • 37%

    first generation students

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Cedar Crest College At A Glance

Location: Suburban, park-like setting in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Founded: 1867

Campus: 84-acres; nationally registered arboretum with more than 130 species of trees

Faculty: 9:1 student-faculty ratio; 82 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

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Two Cedar Crest Students
Blaney Hall in the Morning Sun
Cedar Crest Stories

Find Cedar Crest College

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

82% of the Class of 2014 surveyed was employed full-time

Placement:  96.84% of the Class of 2014 surveyed was employed, in graduate school, or in another opportunity that they desired.

Cedar Crest College is 150 years old and she is still leading the way for women

  • Class of 1905 at the 4th and Turner location


    Class of 1905 at the 4th and Turner location

  • 1920 College Life


    College Life

  • 1940 Art Class


    Art class

  • 1954 dedication


    Stained window dedication

  • 1967 Students on the Cedar Beach Bridge


    Students on the Cedar Beach Bridge

  • 1977 Concert Choir


    Concert Choir

  • 1987 Winter


    Winter Weekend

  • 1990 Reunion


    Marion Kayhart speaking at Reunion

  • 1995 Orientation


    Students at orientation

  • 2004 Graduation


    Students from the class of 2004 at Graduation

  • 2010 Fall Family Weekend


    Having fun at Fall Family Weekend

  • 2016 Basketball Team


    Basketball team posing at the Best of the Crest Awards Ceremony


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