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Cedar Crest College Demographics & Diversity

Allentown, Pennsylvania

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Cedar Crest College are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 38% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Cedar Crest College students
Race Percent of Students
White 62%
Black 10%
Hispanic 15%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 5%
Race Unknown 3%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Extremely Low

Cedar Crest College is a women's college. There are more female students than male students enrolled at Cedar Crest College with a gender ratio of 88% women to 12% men.  Though it is a women's college, 12.03% of the student body is male. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Cedar Crest College has a significantly lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is not inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Cedar Crest College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 12%
Women 88%
Enrollment by gender for Cedar Crest College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 192
Women 1,404

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Cedar Crest College serves a low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 70 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Cedar Crest College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 70%
Out of State 29%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$66,384 per year

43% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 46%
Part time Undergrads 43.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=211468 IPEDS survey data for Cedar Crest College.