Holy Cross College Admission RequirementsNotre Dame, Indiana
Chances of getting into Holy Cross College
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Holy Cross College and can I get accepted? The school has a 88% acceptance rate ranking it #41 in Indiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 527 out of 597 applicants were admitted making Holy Cross College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 percent. Holy Cross College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 34% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Holy Cross College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT64%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||560|
|SAT Math 25th||540|
|SAT Composite 25th||1100|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||690|
|SAT Math 75th||710|
|SAT Composite 75th||1400|
|Average SAT Score||1250|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Holy Cross College?
Holy Cross College typically requires applicants to be in the top 41 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1100 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 950. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1250 out of 1600. The school ranks #7 in Indiana for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 64 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1400 and Above||Good||>93%|
|1250 to 1400||Avg +||88%-93%|
|1100 to 1250||Avg -||81%-88%|
|950 to 1100||Reach||72%-81%|
|Less than 950||Low||<72%|
Holy Cross College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT50%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||23|
|ACT Math 25th||22|
|ACT Composite 25th||23|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||34|
|ACT Math 75th||31|
|ACT Composite 75th||32|
|Average ACT Score||27|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Holy Cross College?
Admission data indicates that Holy Cross College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 32 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #6 in Indiana for highest average ACT composite score. 50 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Holy Cross College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|32 and Above||Good||>93%|
|27 to 32||Avg +||88%-93%|
|23 to 27||Avg -||82%-88%|
|19 to 23||Reach||74%-82%|
|Less than 19||Low||<74%|
Avg. High School GPA3.05
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Holy Cross College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Holy Cross College was 3.05 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #39 in Indiana for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.05 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Holy Cross College accepts 88% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||8%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||18%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||10%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||36%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||17%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||2%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||31%||37%||34%|
What are the requirements for admission to Holy Cross College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=150774 IPEDS survey data for Holy Cross College.
Frequently Asked Questions
64% of students submit their SAT scores to Holy Cross College. 50% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
88% of those who apply are granted admission to Holy Cross College. Admission competition is and the college has exceptional admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1100 and 1400. 64% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.