Cedar Crest College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$36,225

3.5% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$19,231

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

4.75%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

66.5%

1,193 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,669

57.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

56%

51 Graduates

About

Cedar Crest College is a higher education institution located in Lehigh County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Cedar Crest College were Registered Nursing (108 degrees awarded), General Psychology (29 degrees), and Social Work (27 degrees).

In 2016, 430 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Cedar Crest College. 92.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 7.67% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (317 degrees), 7.73 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (41 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Cedar Crest College is $36,225, which is $11,810 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Cedar Crest College is $36,225, which is $11,810 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,231.

In 2016, 73% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 81% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$36,225

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Cedar Crest College was $36,225. The cost of tuition at Cedar Crest College is $11,810 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$19,231

2016 Value

3.95%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Cedar Crest College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,231. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Cedar Crest College grew by 3.95%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,765

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Cedar Crest College was of $10,765 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 3.42% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 50% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

81%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

73% of undergraduate students at Cedar Crest College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 2.67% with respect to 2015, when 75% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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4.75%

2015 Default Rate

26

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Cedar Crest College was 4.75%, which represents 26 out of the 547 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Cedar Crest College received 1,193 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 9.85% annual growth. Out of those 1,193 applicants, 793 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 66.5% acceptance rate.

There were 1,669 students enrolled at Cedar Crest College in 2016, and 91% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Cedar Crest College has an overall enrollment yield of 22.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

66.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

793

Accepted Out of 1,193

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Cedar Crest College was 66.5% (793 admissions from 1,193 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 67.5%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 9.85%, while admissions grew by 8.19%.

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SAT Scores

91%

Submission Percentage

166

Scores Submitted

91% of enrolled first-time students at Cedar Crest College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Cedar Crest College has a total enrollment of 1,669 students. The full-time enrollment at Cedar Crest College is 955 students and the part-time enrollment is 714. This means that 57.2% of students enrolled at Cedar Crest College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Cedar Crest College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 58.2% White, 12.6% Hispanic or Latino, 8.45% Black or African American, 2.76% Asian, 1.08% Two or More Races, 0.539% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0599% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Cedar Crest College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (55%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (11.7%) and Black or African American Female (9.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (50.7%), followed by White Male (14.1%) and Black or African American Female (7.04%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

57.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Cedar Crest College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,669 students. The full-time enrollment at Cedar Crest College is 955 and the part-time enrollment is 714. This means that 57.2% of students enrolled at Cedar Crest College are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Cedar Crest College was 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), Cedar Crest College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    972

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    210

  3. Black or African American

    141

The enrolled student population at Cedar Crest College is 58.2% White, 12.6% Hispanic or Latino, 8.45% Black or African American, 2.76% Asian, 1.08% Two or More Races, 0.539% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0599% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2016, 364 more women than men received degrees from Cedar Crest College. The majority of degree recipients at Cedar Crest College are white (317 degrees awarded). There were 7.73 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (41 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Cedar Crest College is Registered Nursing (108 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (29 degrees) and Social Work (27 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Cedar Crest College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (37 degrees awarded), English (17 degrees), and Health (180 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Cedar Crest College are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,090,320 people), Registered nurses (1,337,753 people), Social workers (377,600 people), Secondary school teachers (347,230 people), and Education administrators (334,187 people).

The most specialized majors at Cedar Crest College are Public Administration and Social Service (37 degrees awarded), English (17 degrees), Health (180 degrees), Psychology (29 degrees), and Education (43 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Cedar Crest College are Public relations specialists, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Financial analysts, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Cedar Crest College are Public Administration and Social Service (37 degrees awarded), English (17 degrees), Health (180 degrees), Psychology (29 degrees), and Education (43 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Cedar Crest College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,346,835 people), Hospitals (1,731,320 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (562,352 people), Outpatient care centers (380,172 people), and Individual & family services (305,355 people).

The most specialized majors at Cedar Crest College are Public Administration and Social Service (37 degrees awarded), English (17 degrees), Health (180 degrees), Psychology (29 degrees), and Education (43 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 108 degrees awarded

  2. 29 degrees awarded

  3. 27 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Cedar Crest College was Registered Nursing with 108 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 33

  2. 397

In 2016, 33 degrees were awarded to men at Cedar Crest College, which is 0.0831 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (397).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 7 degrees were awarded to men at Cedar Crest College in Registered Nursing, which is 0.0693 times less than the 101 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 101 degrees were awarded to women at Cedar Crest College in Registered Nursing, which is 14.4 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

59%

100% Completion Time

69%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 59% of students graduating from Cedar Crest College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 69% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 69% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Cedar Crest College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    317 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    41 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    36 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Cedar Crest College is white (317 degrees awarded). There were 7.73 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (41 degrees).

3.72% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    300 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    34 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    34 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Cedar Crest College is white female (300 degrees awarded). There were 8.82 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (34 degrees).

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Operations

Cedar Crest College has an endowment valued at nearly $26.7M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-690k (-2.58%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Cedar Crest College had a total expenditure of $30M. Of that $30M, they spent $15M on salaries and $30M on benefits.

Cedar Crest College employs 22 Assistant professors, 20 Professors, and 18 Associate professors. Most academics at Cedar Crest College are Female Assistant professors (17), Female Instructors(12), and Female Professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cedar Crest College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 48 employees, Management, with 35 employees, and Service with 19 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$26.7M

2015 Endowment

2.73%

growth from 2014

Cedar Crest College has an endowment valued at about $26.7M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Cedar Crest College grew 2.73% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.95M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $577k - Federal

  2. $323k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Cedar Crest College received $577k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $323k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$15M

Salary Expenditure

$30M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Cedar Crest College had a total expenditure of $30M. Of that $30M, they spent $15M on salaries and $30M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$15M

2015 Salaries

2.89%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Cedar Crest College paid a median of $15M in salaries, which represents 50% of their overall expenditure ($30M) and a 2.89% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.18% decline from 2013 and a 6.92% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.99M

Instructional Salaries

76

Number of Employees

In 2015, Cedar Crest College paid a total of $4.99M to 76 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

22 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

48 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Cedar Crest College were Assistant professor with 22 employees; Professor with 20 employees; and Professor with 18 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Cedar Crest College were Office and Administrative Support with 48 employees; Management with 35 employees; and Service with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. Female Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Cedar Crest College was Female Assistant professor with 17 employees, Female Instructor with 12 employees, and Female Professor with 12 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Cedar Crest College.

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