Home to about 2,970 undergraduates in 2020, College of the Holy Cross is a small, private college located in Worcester, Massachusetts. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Should you tire of the campus however, College of the Holy Cross offers a “study abroad” program.
Some, but not all, schools with a religious affiliation may require a statement of faith or religious studies component. Contact the school to see what their requirements are. If an affinity with the Roman Catholic faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best Roman Catholic Colleges and Universities.
Individuals with disabilities make up 10.0% of the student population at College of the Holy Cross. For more information on policies and accommodations that the college provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit College of the Holy Cross Disability Services.
While not a "service academy", College of the Holy Cross does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs. For more information, check out our College of the Holy Cross for Veterans Guide.
College of the Holy Cross offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
College of the Holy Cross has a comparatively small, student body. There were 2,970 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 2,966 (99.9%). Part-time attendance was 4 (0.1%).
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, College of the Holy Cross receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank College of the Holy Cross #460 out of 3,451.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at College of the Holy Cross by looking closer at the ethnic, gender, age, and geographic diversity metrics from the College of the Holy Cross Diversity Guide.
College of the Holy Cross has a total of 862 student athletes, 469 men and 393 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$20,674,863|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$20,674,863|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to College of the Holy Cross Athletics