#418 Overall Influence #134 Desirability Rank

College of the Holy Cross

Liberal arts college in Massachusetts, United States

From Wikipedia

The College of the Holy Cross is a private Jesuit liberal arts college in Worcester, Massachusetts. Founded in 1843, Holy Cross is the oldest Catholic college in New England and one of the oldest in the United States.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

7,087

Acceptance

38%

Graduation Rate

93%

Median SAT Score

1345

Median ACT Score

30

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$54,050

Fees (in-state)

$690

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$15,036
30K - 48K$19,031
48K - 75K$22,581
75K - 110K$27,807
110K+$48,257

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$88,600

Employed

93%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

3K

Under-Grads

3K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

One College Street, Worcester MA 01610-2395

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

12 per 100K

Violent Crime

1 per 100K

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

29 per 100K

Violent Crime

9 per 100K

What is College of the Holy Cross known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#441 World Rank
Literature
#505 World Rank
Education
#265 World Rank
Communications
#373 World Rank
History
#259 World Rank
Religious Studies
#452 World Rank
Philosophy
#721 World Rank
Biology
#572 World Rank
Political Science
#392 World Rank
Psychology
#597 World Rank
Mathematics
#429 World Rank
Economics
#1048 World Rank
Chemistry
#395 World Rank
Sociology
#1513 World Rank
Computer Science
#1271 World Rank
Physics
#868 World Rank
Anthropology

Influential People

Who are College of the Holy Cross's Most influential alumni?

College of the Holy Cross 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Literature, Education, and Communications

John Patrick Treacy

Catholic bishop

William Glendon

American mayor

Barry Reed

American writer and lawyer

Bob Gamere

American sportscaster

Everett Francis Briggs

American activist and priest

Conrad K. Cyr

Conrad K. Cyr

United States federal judge

Margaret Peterlin

Margaret Peterlin

Jim Moran

Politician

Robert J. Cotter

Robert J. Cotter

American chemist and mass spectrometrist

Roberto Quarta

Italian-American businessman

Cheryl Martin

Cheryl Martin

American chemist

Thomas Daniel Beaven

Catholic bishop