Tool December 2016

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College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, MA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 44.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 22.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 53.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 24.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 77.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 63.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 21.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 84.00%
ACT score 24-29: 43.00%
ACT score 30-36: 55.00%
ACT score 24+: 98%
Students applied: 6,595
Students admitted: 2,442
Admission rate: 37%
Students per faculty: 9
4-year graduation rate: 89.2%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 96%
Full-time enrolled men: 1,435
Full-time enrolled women: 1,450
Part-time enrolled men: 10
Part-time enrolled women: 21
Total enrollment: 2,916

COSTS

Tuition: $48,295
Room and board: $13,225
Est. book expense: $700
Fees: $645
Total cost: $62,865
Cost after need-based aid: $29,151
Cost after non-need-based aid: $25,335
Average debt at graduation: $25,613

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $33,714
Average non-need-based aid: $37,530
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
2
Average aid package: $51
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,488
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 51%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
2%
% receiving student loans: 59%