Holy Cross College

1 College St, Worcester, United States
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  • Total Documents
    136
  • Class Notes
    17
  • Textbook Notes
    113
  • Study Guides
    6
  • Currently Enrolled
    7
  • Previously Enrolled
    23

Overview of Holy Cross College

About this school

Holy Cross College is a residential, coed  institution of higher learning, offering a liberal arts curriculum in the Catholic tradition.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:601
    • Men:337 Men (56.1%)
    • Women:264 Women (43.9%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Holy Cross College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is not accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
2
4
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
2
4
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component recommended
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
54515 State Road 933 North|PO Box 308
City, State, Zip
Notre Dame, IN 46556-0308
Phone
(574) 239-8400
Fax
(574) 239-8323
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
December 15
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
91% of 638 applicants were admitted
Women
93% of 294 applicants were admitted
Men
89% of 344 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
361 (62%) of 578 admitted students enrolled
Women
142 (52%) of 272 admitted students enrolled
Men
219 (72%) of 306 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.20
375 And Above
18%
3.50 - 3.74
10%
3.25 - 3.49
11%
3.00 - 3.24
22%
2.50 - 2.99
27%
2.00 - 2.49
12%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |18-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $28,860 (73.32%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,500 (26.68%)
  • Other Expenses: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Holy Cross College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 007263
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


23

Part-Time Faculty


50

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


22%

Regular Class Size


  • Not reported

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Not accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Not available

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
31,787
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
60
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Holy Cross College provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


65.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


38.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


40.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


40.7%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (10)


  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Communication, General
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • History, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Theology/Theological Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Psychology, Communication/journalism

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Not reported

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    107,789

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Chicago, Indianapolis

    Campus Size


    150 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    16 average low in January, 80 average high in September
    Rain
    132 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    3 miles from campus in South Bend
    Nearest Train Station
    9 miles from campus in Niles

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Men only housing, women only housing

    Students of College Housing


    67% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    33%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Not available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
    Mascot
    Saints
    School Colors
    Cardinal and white

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Crew
    Golf
    Lacrosse
    Soccer
    Track And Field
    Water Polo

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Crew
    Golf
    Lacrosse
    Soccer
    Track And Field
    Water Polo

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, cheerleading, football, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Holy Cross College offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student government association, campus ministry, intramural athletics, commuter student organization, sage

    Sororities


    Fraternities


    ROTC


    Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    541

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    601
    Women
    264
    Men
    337

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 1.7% Asian
    • 10.6% Black/African-American
    • 9.9% Hispanic/Latino
    • 3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 67.9% White
    • 5.4% Unknown

    International Students


    4.0% from 12 countries

    Average Age


    Number of Graduate Students


    Not reported

    Student Resources

    Study resources

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