Holy Cross

Women's D1 Coach: Lindsay Jackson
4 / 10
2,939 Undergrads / 2,939 Students
10 / 10
$34,627 Net Price
9 / 10
34% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Patriot League

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Medium

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
87% / 90%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Recruit Commits
Haley Davis Severn School MD
Brooke Ross Winchester MA
Kylie Hampton Oak Knoll School NJ
Gabriella Venezia Watertown MA
Emily Dionne Chelmsford MA
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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Hartford Connecticut Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Providence Rhode Island Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Springfield Massachusetts Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Albany New York Area
  • Cleveland/Akron Ohio Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Portland Maine Area
Where Grads Work
  • Fidelity Investments
  • State Street
  • Deloitte
  • PwC
  • EMC
  • US Navy
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • EY
  • J.P. Morgan
  • IBM
  • Bank of America
  • UMass Medical School
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Brown Brothers Harriman
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Finance
  • Legal
  • Media and Communication
  • Research
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Healthcare Services
  • Marketing
  • Consulting
  • Information Technology
  • Community and Social Services
  • Program and Project Management
  • Administrative
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
600 - 680
630 - 730
1300 - 1450
28 - 35
26 - 30
28 - 32

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 600 - 700 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 7,200 3,235 3,965
% Admitted 34% 36% 33%
% Admits That Enroll 34% 32% 35%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.81
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Social Sciences (31%)
    Economics, General (16%)
    Psychology (14%)
    Psychology, General (14%)
    Political Science and Government, General (9%)
    English Language and Literature, General (9%)
    English Language & Literature (9%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (8%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (8%)
    Physical Sciences (6%)
    Mathematics, General (5%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (5%)
    History (5%)
    History, General (5%)
    Chemistry, General (4%)
    Sociology (3%)
    Foreign Languages (3%)
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$54,740
    Books & Supplies$1,000
    Cost of Living$15,070
    Personal Expenses$900
    Sticker Price$71,710

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    75% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship65%$34,476
    Federal Grants14%$6,771
    Pell Grants14%$4,562
    Other Federal8%$3,971
    State & Local Grants7%$3,290
    Institutional Grants65%$32,658
    Student Loans53%$6,358
    Federal Loans53%$5,213
    Other Loans26%$2,351

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $783 Million $266,488

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $28,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $27,000 $298

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 0.8%

    Avg. rate for colleges with fieldhockey is 4.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 846 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $71,000

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.0 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 87% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 5 5
    Fondling 37 37
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 1 1
    Burglary 3 2
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionNot classified (Exclusively Undergraduate)
    Enrollment ProfileExclusively undergraduate four-year
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, small, highly residential

    Carnegie classifications provide a framework for evaluating comparable schools.

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