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 Cedar Crest College Allentown, Pennsylvania

100 College Drive
Allentown, Pennsylvania

Cedar Crest College Mission Statement:
Cedar Crest mission statement The mission of Cedar Crest, an independent women's college, is to provide students with an excellent education that is grounded in the liberal arts and informed by humanistic values. The curriculum is designed to enhance the development of critical thinking and leadership skills, creative abilities, social awareness and technological literacy. Committed to experiential and lifelong learning, the College’s curricular and co-curricular programs empower students to be ethical, engaged, and responsible members of their communities, to appreciate global diversity, and to provide stewardship for the environment. A Cedar Crest education prepares students for careers as well as professional and graduate studies. A Cedar Crest graduate will: Demonstrate the ability to engage in critical analysis and qualitative reasoning. Demonstrate the ability to engage in scientific and quantitative reasoning. Demonstrate technological competency and information literacy, including the ability to evaluate technological and informational resources and use them appropriately. Demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly, both orally and through the written word. Demonstrate the ability to participate in and appreciate artistic and creative endeavors. Demonstrate the ability to understand and articulate the foundations of her own ethics and values, as well as understand the value systems of others. Demonstrate the ability to understand and respond to issues of local, national, and global significance.
Degree Stats For Cedar Crest College

 Type of Institution

Term Type: Semester

Comparison Group Category:
Not-for-profit 4 yr, Baccalaureate Colleges - General, Mid East

Geographical Region:

Chief Administrator:
President Dorothy Blaney

Title IV Eligibility:
Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs

Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Degree of Urbanization(Locale): City: Midsize

Open to Public? Institution is open to the public

 Carnegie Information

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Basic:
Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Enrollment Profile:
Very high undergraduate

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Graduate Instructional:
Not classified

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Undergraduate Instructional:
Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Size and Setting
Small four-year, primarily residential

Carnegie Classification 2005 - Undergraduate Profile
Higher part-time four-year

 Room and Board

Provide on-campus housing? Yes
Total Dorm Capacity: 561
Provide board or meals? Yes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Number of meals per week:19
Typical room charge per year:$4240
Typical board charge per year:$3663
Combined room/board:$0

 Degree Information

Level of Institution: Four or more years

Highest Level Offered: Master's degree

Undergraduate Offering:
Undergraduate degree or certificate offering

Graduate Offering:
Graduate degree or certificate offering

First Professional Offer:
No first-professional offering

Highest Degree Offered: Masters

Degree Granting Status: Degree-granting

Historical Black College or University: No

Institution has Hospital: No

Institution grants a Medical Degree: No

Institutional Category:
Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above


Athletic Association: Yes
NCAA Member: Yes
NAIA Member: Implied no
NJCAA Member: Implied no
NSCAA Member: Implied no
NCCAA Member: Implied no
Other Member: Implied no
Football: No
Basketball: Yes
Baseball: No
Cross Country/Track: Yes


 Fee Information

Application Fee information for Cedar Crest College  Application Fee: Yes
 Out of State Tuition? No
 Financial Aid Office Phone: 610-740-3785
 Admissions Office Phone: 610-740-3780

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