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College of the Holy Cross

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Rating

Private

Type

3,005

Students

$54,050

Tuition

34%

Acceptance

#68

Ranking

Midsize City

Campus Setting

Worcester, MA

One College Street, Worcester, MA 01610-2395

College of the Holy Cross is a small private liberal arts college located in Worcester, MA ranked 75thin the US. It has a total of 3,005 full-time undergraduate students and is somewhat competitive, accepting 34.22% of applicants. College of the Holy Cross offers 54 different majors and is best known for its italian language and literature, chinese language and literature, and classics and classical languages literatures and linguistics programs (nationally ranked 4th, 10th, and 14th respectively). With a tuition cost of $54,050 per year, College of the Holy Cross is very expensive. 93.19% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, entering the labor market. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $71,000 per year, which is 71% over the national median.

Cost

$54,740/Year
Above Average

College of the Holy Cross

$54,740

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$71,710/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$34,317/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

34%Acceptance
Average

College of the Holy Cross

34%

National

69%
Sat

1260 - 1430

44% of students submit

Admissions Yield

34%

ACT

26 - 30

21% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Considered but not required

Application Fee

$60

Students

3,005Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

868

Part-Time

0
Male

48%

In-state

83%

Female

52%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

0%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
14% Economics, General13% Psychology, General10% Political Science and Government, General64% Others

14% Economics, General

13% Psychology, General

10% Political Science and Government, General

64% Others

Economics, General

14%

120 Graduates

Psychology, General

13%

107 Graduates

Political Science and Government, General

10%

82 Graduates

English Language and Literature, General

8%

67 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

7%

60 Graduates

Mathematics, General

6%

48 Graduates

History, General

5%

44 Graduates

Sociology

4%

34 Graduates

Academics

A
Professors
StudentsProfessors10:110:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

10

Number of Library Books

405,030

Academic Spend per Student

$21,979

Full-time Retention Rate

95%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$49,100/Year

College of the Holy Cross

$49,100

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$49,100

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

0%

Median Earnings

$71,000

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

93%