College of the Holy Cross
#417 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, often known simply as 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.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

7,054

Acceptance

38%

Graduation Rate

92%

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$52,100

Fees (in-state)

$670

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$13,533
30K-48K$16,466
48K-75K$18,090
75K-110K$29,220
110K+$47,106

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

#187 World Rank #91 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#436 World Rank #163 USA Rank
Philosophy
#377 World Rank #164 USA Rank
Sociology
#316 World Rank #165 USA Rank
Psychology
#320 World Rank #172 USA Rank
Political Science
#390 World Rank #211 USA Rank
History
#516 World Rank #224 USA Rank
Biology
#482 World Rank #235 USA Rank
Education
#598 World Rank #236 USA Rank
Literature
#659 World Rank #242 USA Rank
Chemistry
#677 World Rank #250 USA Rank
Economics
#971 World Rank #350 USA Rank
Mathematics
#2932 World Rank #1050 USA Rank
Computer Science

Other areas of influence

#171 World Rank #134 USA Rank
Communications
#202 World Rank #112 USA Rank
Law
#205 World Rank #143 USA Rank
Nursing
#211 World Rank #108 USA Rank
Medical
#239 World Rank #178 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#282 World Rank #190 USA Rank
Business
#512 World Rank #297 USA Rank
Social Work
#1081 World Rank #327 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#1648 World Rank #522 USA Rank
Engineering

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 Communications, Religious Studies, and Law. College of the Holy Cross’s most academically influential people include Timothy Leary, Anthony Fauci, and Richard J. Leon.

Timothy Leary
Timothy Leary

American psychologist

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Anthony Fauci
Anthony Fauci

American immunologist and head of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

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Richard J. Leon
Richard J. Leon

American judge

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Edward P. Jones

Novelist, short story writer

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Chris Matthews
Chris Matthews

American news anchor

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James J. Collins
James J. Collins

Professor, biomedical engineering

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Joseph P. Kerwin
Joseph P. Kerwin

American astronaut

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Billy Collins
Billy Collins

American poet

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William Joseph Hafey

Catholic bishop

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Joe McGinniss
Joe McGinniss

American journalist

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Edward Bennett Williams
Edward Bennett Williams

American lawyer and sports team owner

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Joseph Murray
Joseph Murray

US surgeon

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