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.
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.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1070|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||700|
|SAT Composite 75th||1380|
|Average SAT Score||1230
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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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||25|
|ACT Math 25th||26|
|ACT Composite 25th||27|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||35|
|ACT Math 75th||31|
|ACT Composite 75th||33|
|Average ACT Score||30
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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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.
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||39%||41%||40%|
Applicants have 243 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Holy Cross College is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Holy Cross College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Considered but not required|
|High School Class Rank||Considered but not required|
|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.
64% of students submit their SAT scores to Holy Cross College. 50% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
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.
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.
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.