College of the Holy Cross

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
One College Street
Fenwick 105
Worcester, MA 01610-2395
(508) 793-2443
(800) 442-2421
Fax: (508) 793-3888

Contact: Ann McDermott
Director of Admissions
Main Address
One College Street
Worcester, MA 01610-2395
(508) 793-2011

www.holycross.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 2,898
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 737
Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,866

Setting
Suburban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $60

Online application fee: $60
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 34%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 95%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Asian Studies B
German Studies B
Russian/Slavic Area Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
Comparative Literature B
French B
German B
Italian B
Russian B
Spanish B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Medieval/Renaissance Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

College of the Holy Cross Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (508) 793-2011
Website: www.holycross.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://www.holycross.edu/admissions-aid/apply
Address: One College Street, Worcester, MA 01610-2395
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,963
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 92%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 2,963 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $54,740
Out-of-state Tuition: $54,740
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 75%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $34,476

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

College of the Holy Cross Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at College of the Holy Cross.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Architecture and Related Services 1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 8
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 8
History 1
Mathematics and Statistics 2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 4
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 3
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 4
Visual and Performing Arts 8
Grand total 54

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at College of the Holy Cross and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $54,740
Out-of-state $54,740
Books and supplies $1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 648 75%
Grant or scholarship aid 565 65% $34,476
Student loan aid 464 53% $6,358

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,833 62% $37,393
Federal student loans 1,605 55% $6,368

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for College of the Holy Cross. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled College of the Holy Cross students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 7,200 3,235 3,965
Percent admitted 100% 36% 33%
Percent admitted who enrolled 12% 11% 12%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

College of the Holy Cross Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,963
Undergraduate enrollment 2,963
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

College of the Holy Cross Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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