Cedar Crest College

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Cedar Crest College can be found in Allentown, PA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Cedar Crest College has an enrollment of nearly a thousand students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores in the range of 1250 (25th percentile) - 1560 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 17 (25th percentile) - 24 (75th percentile) on the ACT is common among applicants that get into Cedar Crest College. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Cedar Crest College average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.18. Cedar Crest College accepts roughly 60 percent of those that apply. Of those that are accepted, around 23 percent of students attended the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at cedarcrest.edu.

Overall Cedar Crest College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Cedar Crest College was reported as 58.8% in Fall 2013 with over 1,060 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1250 - 1560
  • ACT Scores: 17 - 24
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Cedar Crest College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Cedar Crest College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Cedar Crest College has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 63.4%
  • 2010-2011: 41.8%
  • 2011-2012: 62.3%
  • 2012-2013: 61.1%
  • 2013-2014: 58.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 58.3%

How Does Cedar Crest College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Cedar Crest College is six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Muhlenberg College46.2%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley85.5%
Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary80.0%
DeSales University75.8%
Lafayette College34.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Cedar Crest College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading430 - 520
Math410 - 530
Writing410 - 510
Total Score1250 - 1560
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 25
Math17 - 24
Composite Score17 - 24
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