College of the Holy Cross

country rank  457
world rank  1315

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University Overview

Established in 1843, College of the Holy Cross is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Worcester (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Massachusetts. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, College of the Holy Cross (CHC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational 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 176 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on 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.

University Identity

Name
Acronym CHC
Founded 1843
Motto In Hoc Signo Vinces
In this sign you shall conquer
Colours Purple

University Location

Address One College Street
Worcester (population range: 50,000-249,999)
01610-2395 Massachusetts
United States
T +1 (508) 793 2011
F +1 (508) 793 3030

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office One College Street
Worcester 01610-2395
+1 (508) 793 2443
800 442 2421

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Jesuit - www.jesuit.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to College of the Holy Cross's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1930


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • 568 Group
  • Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU)
  • Colleges of Worcester Consortium
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019