Tuition & Fees

$52,770

$52,770

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
34%
600-699
57%
500-599
9%
700-800
30%
600-699
58%
500-599
12%
700-800
26%
600-699
52%
500-599
21%
400-499
1%
30-36
69%
24-29
28%
18-23
3%
30-36
33%
24-29
62%
18-23
4%
12-17
1%
30-36
56%
24-29
43%
18-23
1%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Very Selective

39%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,622
Declined + 4,000
Total Received 6,622
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Private (nonprofit)

3,051

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Psychology
  3. Political Science
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Codes

SAT 3282
ACT 1810

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Location

School Facts

The College of the Holy Cross, established in 1843, is located in Worcester, Massachusetts. The campus occupies 174 acres overlooking the city and features traditional and contemporary architecture and state-of-the art facilities. Holy Cross is exclusively an undergraduate institution assuring students of highly personalized intellectual exploration.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,051
Established in 1843
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Worcester, MA

174-acre, suburban campus in Worcester (population: 184,508), 45 miles west of Boston. Served by air, bus, and train; major airports serve Boston and Providence. School operates transportation to consortium schools, Worcester Art Museum, nearby shopping malls, and other area sites; Zip Car program available. Public transportation serves campus.

College of the Holy Cross
1 College Street
Worcester, MA 01610-2395

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
91%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
57%
Top 1/4
90%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
34%
600-699
57%
500-599
9%
700-800
30%
600-699
58%
500-599
12%
700-800
26%
600-699
52%
500-599
21%
400-499
1%
30-36
69%
24-29
28%
18-23
3%
30-36
33%
24-29
62%
18-23
4%
12-17
1%
30-36
56%
24-29
43%
18-23
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline December 15
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Very Selective

39%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,622
Declined + 4,000
Total Received 6,622

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Interview
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Ann McDermott
Director of Admissions
P: 800 442-2421
F: 508 793-3888
admissions@holycross.edu

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$40,304

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $52,100
Room $7,950
Board $2,700
Additional fees $670
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $64,420
Average Financial Aid - $40,304
Total with Avg. Aid $24,116
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
January 15

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
January 15

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement
January 15

Business/Farm Supplement
January 15

Other
January 15

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Business/Farm Supplement

Other

Financial Aid Office

P: 508 793-2265
F: 508 793-2527
financialaid@holycross.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Lynne Myers
Director of Financial Aid
financialaid@holycross.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Baseball, Basketball, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

Basketball, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Ballroom Dance, Equestrian Sports, Golf, Sailing, Skiing, Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee

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Athletic Directors

Nathan Pine (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Rose Shea (women's)
Senior Associate Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Patriot League, New England Hockey Conference (Division III, women's hockey), Atlantic Hockey Association (Division I, men's hockey), Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges
Mascot
Crusaders
School colors
purple and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Architectural Studies
Asian Studies
Biology
Catholic Studies
Chemistry
Chinese
Classics
Computer Science
Deaf Studies
Economics
English
Environmental Studies
French
German
History
International Studies
Italian
Latin American Studies
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Russian
Sociology
Spanish
Studies in World Literature
Theatre
Visual Arts History
Visual Arts Studio
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Psychology
  3. Political Science

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-veterinary science

3,051

total students

41%

in-state

59%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

3,051
students

Female
52%
1,589

Male
48%
1,462

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

3,020
students

Female
52%
1,568

Male
48%
1,452

2%

31
students

Female
68%
21

Male
32%
10

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

39%

Transfer applicants accepted

28%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

85%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 24
Countries most often represented Austria
Canada
China
Hong Kong
Japan
Nigeria
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Ann McDermott
Director of Admissions
508 793-2443
admissions@holycross.edu

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