About Cedar Crest College
On Campus Housing
Cedar Crest College was founded in 1867, and it is a private not-for-profit institution type. The college is spread across 84-acre campus which is nationally recognized with more than 130 species of trees. It is a college for women dedicated to the education of the next generation of people and prepares the students for life in a global society by educating the students for all the stages of life and experience.
The college provides a high-quality undergraduate education to a broad constituency of students. The vitality of all aspects of society will depend on the capacity of the colleges to educate women for leadership positions in all sectors and aspects of life. Cedar Crest is among the small group of institutions fulfilling that challenge.
The total student population is 1,669 in which 955 are full-time and 714 are part-time students.
The student to faculty ratio is 10:1.
Online Education at Cedar Crest College
The college provides various online programs for the students. Students are offered with financial support services and they can check the course syllabi online to get an idea about the program.
The college offers various tools for the faculty to deliver online education. Students can contact the college technical support in case of any problem.
Some of the student reviews are given here.
Reviews from the students say that the college's infrastructure is very good and the environment is friendly.
The professors help the students build the academic experience and add professionalism in every aspect of education.
Students would recommend it to people who are interested in pursuing a high-quality degree with easy access to professors and peers.
Some of the rankings according to the US News are given below.
The college ranks 2nd in ‘Best Colleges for Veterans’.
It got 3rd rank in ‘Best Value Schools’.
It ranks 6th in ‘Regional Colleges - North’.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
Cedar Crest College’s tuition is $53,610. Compared with the national average cost of tuition of $60,550, Cedar Crest College is cheaper.
These figures include both tuition and fees, also referred to as the sticker price. Fees differ by the institution and should fund library services, student gym facilities, student centres, technology resources and campus health centres.
As you’re comparing costs of different institutions, also consider the total cost and the net price. The total cost is the sticker price, plus the cost of room and board, books and supplies, and transportation and personal expenses. The net price is the average cost of the university after aid and scholarship funds are discounted from the total cost.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$66,385 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Various financial aid programs are provided to the students from the college, state or any other institution to sponser the student's education. Students have to fill up the FAFSA form in order to apply for financial aid. Cedar Crest College federal school code is 003243.
Federal Aid - This includes Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Direct PLUS Loans, Direct Subsidized Loans, Unsubsidized Loans, as well as Federal Nursing Loans. About 44% of the students are being awarded the Pell Grant.
State Aid - It includes Pennsylvania State Grant.
Institutional Aid - The university offers Cedar Crest Grant, Cedar Crest Scholarships, Campus Employment Aid, Latina Leadership Partner Scholarship,Transfer Student Scholarships and more. About 98% of the students are awarded the institutional grant.
Military Aid includes Post-9/11 GI Bill Award and Yellow Ribbon Program.