1 College Street Worcester, MA 01610 508-793-2443
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About College of the Holy Cross
  • Year of Foundation 1843
  • Size of Campus 174 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic - Jesuit
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,816
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 55%, 45%, 63%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $40,910
  • Room and Board $11,270
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $60
  • Enrollment No. 2,897
Holy Cross is a highly selective, four-year college of approximately 2,800 students. One of the nation’s leading liberal arts institutions, Holy Cross offers an academically rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit tradition. Exclusively devoted to teaching undergraduates, Holy Cross promotes close ties between students and faculty. In this active, friendly campus community, individual interests-from athletics to the arts, from campus ministry to student government-are pursued with intensity and passion. Graduates go on to prominent academic and professional programs and pursue their individual talents in many careers and service activities.
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Suburban
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Student theatre productions, men's and women's basketball, men's hockey, family weekend, senior weekend, spring weekend.
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Sigma Nu, Delta Phi Alpha, Dobro Slovo, Gamma Kappa Alpha, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Sigma Tau, Pi Delta Phi, Pi Mu Epsilon, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Sigma Delta Pi, Sigma Pi Sigma, Sigma Phi Omega
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Christian Fellowship, Compass, Hellenic Society, Muslim Endeavor to Create Cultural Awareness (MECCA)
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Students in Action; Association of Bisexual, Gays and Lesbians; Bishop Healy Multicultural Society; Black Student Union; Caribbean African Student Assembly; French Club; German Club; Individuals of All Nations Develop
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies honor code, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Distance to nearest bus Worcester, MA (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Boston, MA (Logan) (53), Providence, RI (58)
  • Distance to nearest train Worcester, MA (2)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 11%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 88%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 16%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 1%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 10
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 72%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
Campus Services
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 27,397
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, religious
  • Museums Art gallery, music hall, Taylor and Boody Tracker Organ, multimedia resource center, greenhouse, industrial- and research-level science equipment, aquatic research facilities
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,649
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities Science library, Rehm Library, music library, holocaust collection
  • Number Of Microforms 16,081
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 4,917
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 591,658
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,700
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 57%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 64%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Children's Hospital, Citigroup, EMC, Fidelity Investments, Massachusetts General Hospital, Metropolitan Life, State Street Bank
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