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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

  • 1500+


  • 22


  • 32


  • 34%

    racial and ethnic diversity

  • 7%

    international students

  • 29%

    of resident students have elected gender inclusive housing

  • 35%

    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

Two Cedar Crest Students
Blaney Hall in the Morning Sun

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

70% of the Class of 2015 was employed full-time

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 32 states from Maine to Alaska and 22 countries including Ghana, India, Ukraine, Ecuador, Germany, Peru and South Africa

Video Center

There is so much happening at Cedar Crest College, and our students are at the center of it all! Head to the Video Center for student profiles, campus activities, and information about academic programs.

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Academic Services

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