Established in 1843, College of the Holy Cross is a non-profit private liberal arts higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Worcester (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Massachusetts. Officially accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, College of the Holy Cross (CHC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. College of the Holy Cross (CHC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 179 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. CHC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||College of the Holy Cross|
|Motto||In Hoc Signo Vinces
In this sign you shall conquer
|Address||One College Street
|Tel||+1 (508) 793 2011|
|Fax||+1 (508) 793 3030|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is recommended
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are recommended
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||One College Street
(508) 793 2443
800 442 2421
|Religious Affiliation||Christian-Catholic Jesuit - www.jesuit.org|
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus|
|2000 Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Exclusively undergraduate four-year|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)|
College of the Holy Cross's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 402,200 physical volumes, 27,692 physical media, 26,995 digital/electronic medium and 145 licensed digital/electronic databases. College of the Holy Cross's library has 3 branches.
College of the Holy Cross provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,507 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Distance Learning||Not reported|
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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