College of the Holy Cross

Worcester, MA

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College of the Holy Cross

College of the Holy Cross

College of the Holy Cross Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline January 15
SAT / ACT Scores Due January 15
SAT II Scores Due January 15
College Will Notify April 1
Reply to Acceptance by May 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 3,372 3,856 7,228
Accepted 1,230 1,194 2,424
Acceptance Rate 36% 31% 33%
Enrolled 387 376 763

Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.77 (weighted)

SAT Scores

(49% of Students Admitted to College of the Holy Cross Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 590 to 680
  • Math 600 to 690
  • Writing 600 to 690
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 680 690 690
Bottom 25th Percentile 590 600 600

ACT Scores

(19% of Students Admitted to College of the Holy Cross Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 27 to 33
  • Math 25 to 31
  • Composite 27 to 31
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 33 31 31
Bottom 25th Percentile 27 25 27

College of the Holy Cross Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($60)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Important
High School Rank   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations   Very Important
Essay     Important
Extracurricular Activities     Important
Volunteer Work     Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)     Considered
Interview     Very Important
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
English 4
Foreign Language 4
History 2
Math 4
Science 4
Social Studies 2
Lab 2
Electives 1 1

College of the Holy Cross Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 2,907 (99%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 17 (0%)

College of the Holy Cross Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($60)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 16)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement   Very Important
Interview   Important
Standardized Test Scores     Not Considered
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
  Very Important

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