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The College of the Holy Cross

The College of the Holy Cross

One College Street
Worcester, MA 01610-2395
(508) 793-2011

Founded in 1843, the College of the Holy Cross is a 4-year institution. Holy Cross, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Worcester, MA. Holy Cross offers 22 bachelors level degrees to students. 2,899 students pursued degrees from the 22 programs at this liberal arts college in 2010. It offers subjects such as political science, history, and sociology. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits it. Holy Cross is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts.

Admission

In 2010, 6,911 students applied to Holy Cross for admission. This school admitted over a third of the applicants or 2,419 students. About 49% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 6,911 students applied to Holy Cross for admission. This school admitted over a third of the applicants or 2,419 students. About 49% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 35%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 33%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 38%

Student Demographics

This school had 2,899 students enrolled in 2010.

Student Demographics

This school had 2,899 students enrolled in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 1334
  • Total Enrolled Female: 1565
  • Undergraduate Male: 1334
  • Undergraduate Female: 1565

Faculty Demographics

This school employs 304 instructors. Around 81% of instructors are full-time, approximately 18% of teachers are part-time, and almost half of the faculty are women.

Faculty Demographics

This school employs 304 instructors. Around 81% of instructors are full-time, approximately 18% of teachers are part-time, and almost half of the faculty are women.

  • Male: 163
  • Female: 141
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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