Cedar Crest College

Allentown, PA 18104

Cedar Crest College is a privately run, not for profit institution, located in Allentown, Pennsylvania. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 1193 and 793 students were accepted.

Cedar Crest College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $36,225 and fees $600. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $36,225 and $600 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate79%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. Masters degrees (MSN)
  3. RN to BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 108
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 0
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Bachelor's degree 0
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Postbaccalaureate certificate 10
Nursing Administration Master's degree 10
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Master's degree 0

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Cedar Crest College

Moravian College
7.89 miles away
DeSales University
8.17 miles away
Alvernia University
29.11 miles away
Gwynedd Mercy University
30.68 miles away
Eastern University
37.73 miles away
Immaculata University
38.67 miles away
Villanova University
38.89 miles away
La Salle University
42.49 miles away
Saint Joseph's University
43.5 miles away
Holy Family University
45.79 miles away


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



Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading440 to 550
SAT: Math440 to 540
SAT: Writing410 to 520
ACT Composite19 to 24
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

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$15,581
30k to 48k$15,247
48k to 75k$19,930
75k to 110k$21,992
Over 110k$24,853
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $1,208.00 $1,208.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $753.00 $753.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Cedar Crest College
100 College Drive
Allentown, PA 18104

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