Cedar Crest College

Allentown, PA 18104

Cedar Crest College is one of the 109 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Pennsylvania. Its campus is small in size and located in Allentown. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 213 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 175 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 82%).

Every year 50% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Cedar Crest College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $37,492, and fees were $600. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $37,492 and $600 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate82%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 0
Master's degree 0 0
Postbaccalaureate certificate 0 7

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1944 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
ACEN
09/01/2011 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
12/01/1978 - Current

Admission

63%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT940 to 1170
ACT19 to 26
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,250/credit
In State Students$1,250/credit
Out of State Students$1,250/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$770/credit
In State Students$770/credit
Out of State Students$770/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $56,250 $56,250 $56,250
ADN 70 $87,500 $87,500 $87,500
BSN 125 $156,250 $156,250 $156,250
FNP 50 $38,500 $38,500 $38,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 98% of Cedar Crest College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 48% $4,701
Other Federal Grant 16% $914
State Grant & Scholarships 48% $3,780
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 97% $22,268
Federal Student Loans 87% $5,835
Private Loans 27% $14,331

$21,174

Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$17,902
$30,001 to $48,000$17,441
$48,001 to $75,000$20,084
$75,001 to $110,000$22,111
Over $110,000$26,096

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Student Population

1,433

Undergrads

231

Graduates

1,453

Women

211

Men

60%

Full-time

40%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
59%
Hispanic
14%
Black/African American
8%
Non-resident alien
8%
Race/ethnicity unknown
7%
Asian
3%
Two or more races
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing.

Cedar Crest College
100 College Drive
Allentown, PA 18104
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