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How hard is it to get into Cedar Crest College and can I get accepted? The school has a 61% acceptance rate ranking it #20 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 837 out of 1,375 applicants were admitted making Cedar Crest College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. Cedar Crest College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Cedar Crest College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||493|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||963|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||600|
|SAT Math 75th||580|
|SAT Composite 75th||1180|
|Average SAT Score||1070|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Cedar Crest College?
Cedar Crest College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 963 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 860. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #47 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 83 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1180 and Above||Good||>73%|
|1071 to 1180||Avg +||61%-73%|
|963 to 1071||Avg -||48%-61%|
|855 to 963||Reach||35%-48%|
|Less than 855||Low||<35%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||21|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Cedar Crest College?
Admission data indicates that Cedar Crest College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #44 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 17 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Cedar Crest College.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>73%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||61%-73%|
|18 to 21||Avg -||48%-61%|
|15 to 18||Reach||35%-48%|
|Less than 15||Low||<35%|
What GPA do you need to get into Cedar Crest College?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Cedar Crest College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Cedar Crest College was 3.26 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #67 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Cedar Crest College accepts 61% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||26%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||14%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||24%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||17%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||3%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||10%|
|Top 25% of class||43%|
|Top 50% of class||48%|
|Bottom 50% of class||17%|
|Bottom 25% of class||5%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||24%||?||24%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 15, 2021.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Cedar Crest College is $0.
What are the requirements for admission to Cedar Crest College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=211468 IPEDS survey data for Cedar Crest College.
83% of students submit their SAT scores to Cedar Crest College. 17% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
61% of those who apply are granted admission to Cedar Crest College. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 963 and 1180. 83% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 24. 17% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.