Tool December 2017

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College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, MA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 38.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 23.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 58.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 19.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 77.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 61.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 24.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 85.00%
ACT score 24-29: 47.00%
ACT score 30-36: 50.00%
ACT score 24+: 97%
Students applied: 6,693
Students admitted: 2,574
Admission rate: 38%
Students per faculty: 10
4-year graduation rate: 89%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 96%
Full-time enrolled men: 1,427
Full-time enrolled women: 1,483
Part-time enrolled men: 11
Part-time enrolled women: 20
Total enrollment: 2,941

COSTS

Tuition: $49,980
Room and board: $13,690
Est. book expense: $1,000
Fees: $650
Total cost: $65,320
Cost after need-based aid: $29,799
Cost after non-need-based aid: $25,107
Average debt at graduation: $25,446

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $35,521
Average non-need-based aid: $40,213
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
25
Average aid package: $39,079
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,452
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 49%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
2%
% receiving student loans: 62%