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Holy Cross College Admission Requirements

Notre Dame, Indiana

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Chances of getting into Holy Cross College

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
77%
Admission Difficulty for Holy Cross College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Very High 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Holy Cross College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Holy Cross College is 77%.  It ranks #23 in Indiana for lowest rate of acceptance. Holy Cross College is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 496 out of 644 applicants were admitted.

The school has very high admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 31 percent (SAT 1070/1380 ACT 27/33). Holy Cross College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average weighted GPA around 3.2. 40% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Holy Cross College application fee is $0 and applications are due by Aug 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Holy Cross College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

Holy Cross College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1070-1380
Applicants Submitting SAT 
64%
SAT Scores for Holy Cross College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1070
SAT Scores for Holy Cross College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 680
SAT Math 75th 700
SAT Composite 75th 1380
Average SAT Score 1230

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 prefers applicants to be in the top 47 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 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 910. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1230 out of 1600. Holy Cross College ranks #7 in Indiana and #204 in the nation for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 64 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Holy Cross College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1380 and Above Good >86%
1225 to 1380 Avg + 77%-86%
1070 to 1225 Avg - 64%-77%
915 to 1070 Reach 48%-64%
Less than 915 Low <48%
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Holy Cross College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
27-33 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
50%
ACT Scores for Holy Cross College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 25
ACT Math 25th 26
ACT Composite 25th 27
ACT Scores for Holy Cross College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 35
ACT Math 75th 31
ACT Composite 75th 33
Average ACT Score 30

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 27 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 15 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 30 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 33 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #2 in Indiana and #81 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. 50 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Holy Cross College.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Holy Cross College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
33 and Above Good >86%
30 to 33 Avg + 77%-86%
27 to 30 Avg - 64%-77%
24 to 27 Reach 48%-64%
Less than 24 Low <48%
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Holy Cross College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. Weighted High School GPA 
3.2
Typical High School Grades 
B

What GPA do you need to get into Holy Cross College?

Applicants 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 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #37 in Indiana for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.2 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Holy Cross College accepts 77% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

Holy Cross College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 308 336 644
Accepted 239 257 496
Acceptance Rate 78% 76% 77%
Enrolled 93 106 199
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 39% 41% 40%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
243

Applicants have 243 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Holy Cross College is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Holy Cross College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Holy Cross College Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Considered but not required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Holy Cross College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

FAQs

Does Holy Cross College prefer SAT or ACT?

64% of students submit their SAT scores to Holy Cross College. 50% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Holy Cross College?

77% of those who apply are granted admission to Holy Cross College. Admission competition is and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Holy Cross College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1070 and 1380. 64% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Holy Cross College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 27 and 33. 50% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.