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International Admissions

Cedar Crest College welcomes students from abroad to study on our safe and beautiful campus located in a thriving region just a few hours from New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. This section is for any non-citizen who requires an F-1 student visa in order to study in the United States. We have a dedicated team of professionals who will help guide you through the necessary steps to becoming a Cedar Crest student. Please feel free to reach out to us with any questions you may have.  

International Student Brochure

Sarafina Woolridge-Burns

International Student Profile

Full Name: Sarafina Woolridge-Burns
Country of Residence:
Academic Program:
Social Work
Co-Curricular Activities: Admissions Ambassador, America Reads tutor/mentor, Athletics worker, Resident Advisor, President of Black Student Union, Treasurer of Social Work Club

Cedar Crest Experience:
My experience here at Cedar Crest College has been life-changing. I have learned a lot about myself since my freshman year. In the three years I have been here, I have grown as an individual and have become more confident in myself. There have been many opportunities that have helped and continue to help me grow as a leader here on campus. Everybody is always willing to help and they really care about you as a part of this community. Cedar Crest College has become my home away from home. 

Yvonne R. Jallah

International Student Profile

Full Name:Yvonne R. Jallah
Country of Residence:
Monrovia, Liberia
Academic Program:
Social Work
Co-Curricular Activities: Admissions Ambassador, Christian fellowship club, Amnesty international club, Social work, cultural connections and diversity council member.

Cedar Crest Experience:

Cedar Crest College has helped me to develop my leadership skills through club activities including leadership conferences, campus engagements and so forth. The professors, staff members and my friends at CCC have made a great impact on life. My educative experience at Cedar Crest has empowered me to inspire others. 


Step 1: Application

Admissions Requirements for Traditional Undergraduate Students


Traditional international students are eligible for Cedar Crest College scholarships. Find out more about traditional student scholarships.

Cedar Crest College is a proud participant in the #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship program. Learn more about the #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship.

Admissions Requirements for Traditional International Transfer Students


Traditional transfer international students are eligible for Cedar Crest College transfer scholarships. Find out more about traditional transfer student scholarships

After You Have Been Admitted

Once you have been accepted to Cedar Crest College, in order to secure your place you must submit a non-refundable enrollment deposit of $200

After we have received your deposit, you will work with International Student Services to obtain your I-20 and complete the enrollment process.

Please note that Cedar Crest College will defer admissions decisions for one semester. After this one-time deferral, a new application must be submitted for consideration.

Step 2: I-20 Issuance

I-20 Requirements

F-1 International Student Rates**
2019-2020 Academic Year

Tuition $39,774
Living Expenses
International Student Fee* $3,000
Activity Fee $400
Technology Fee $200
Insurance, Books & Education Expenses $4,500
Total $61,429

F-2 International Dependents Rates
2019-2020 Academic Year

First Dependent $5,000
Each Additional Dependent $2,500

* The International Student Fee covers academic and cultural support services for international students. A fee waiver may be issued on a case-by-case basis based on English language ability and/or academic preparedness. Please talk to your admissions counselor for more information.

**Please note that the International Student rates quoted on this page are for the academic year indicated only. Cedar Crest College has the right to alter tuition and fees as necessary.

Note: Bank statements and other documents must be original documents. Exceptions to this requirement may be considered on a case-by-case basis. If unofficial documents are accepted for the initial I-20, original documents will be required by the first day of classes. If the official financial documents are not received by the College by the first day of classes, a hold may be placed on your account, and your I-20 may not be made active.

International Affidavit of Support

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