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Private 4 Year

Our Lady of Holy Cross College Admission Requirements

New Orleans, Louisiana

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Your chances of getting into Our Lady of Holy Cross College

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

87.4%
Admission Difficulty for Our Lady of Holy Cross College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Very Low 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Our Lady of Holy Cross College is 87.4%.  Its admission rate is the 16th lowest in Louisiana.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into Our Lady of Holy Cross College and can you get accepted?

Our Lady of Holy Cross College is an easy school to get into and you have a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission criteria. Last year, 801 out of the 917 who applied were admitted.

Our Lady of Holy Cross College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.12. 4% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Can you get into Our Lady of Holy Cross College?

87% are accepted, can you get in? Use the admission calculator to see if you have the grades and test scores needed to get in. See your admission chances based on your extracurriculars, intended major, background, and more.

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Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to Our Lady of Holy Cross College you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 3.12 or better
  • Earn B grades in high school

Our Lady of Holy Cross College GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

3.12*

Typical High School Grades 

B

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

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into Our Lady of Holy Cross College are to have around a 3.12 high school GPA. You need about average high school grades.

If your high school grades are above the average 3.12 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Our Lady of Holy Cross College accepts 87% of applicants.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at Our Lady of Holy Cross College is 3.12 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B letter grades and regularly score around 83-86 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #20 in Louisiana for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since Our Lady of Holy Cross College is a test optional college, extra focus will be placed on your GPA when the school considers your application. As a result, it is very important that you meet the GPA requirements.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 3.1 GPA range.

*This school has not published high school GPA data for its incoming freshman class. In these cases, CollegeSimply uses an algorithm to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of college GPA data. 3.12 is a prediction of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Our Lady of Holy Cross College SAT Scores

Testing Requirements

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required by Our Lady of Holy Cross College. The school has a test blind policy.

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting SAT 

-
SAT Scores for Our Lady of Holy Cross College
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SAT Scores for Our Lady of Holy Cross College
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Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Our Lady of Holy Cross College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting ACT 

77%
ACT Scores for Our Lady of Holy Cross College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile N/A
Math 25th Percentile N/A
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ACT Scores for Our Lady of Holy Cross College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile N/A
Math 75th Percentile N/A
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Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Applying

Admission Statistics

Admission and enrollment rates by gender are detailed the the table below.

Our Lady of Holy Cross College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 712 205 917
Accepted 628 173 801
Acceptance Rate 88% 84% 87%
Enrolled 31 5 36
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 5% 3% 4%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Jul 20, 2024

Days left to Apply

29

Applicants have 29 days left until the Fall 2024 term applications are due on Jul 20, 2024.

Application Fee

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

Application Requirements

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

Our Lady of Holy Cross College Application Requirements
Test Scores Not considered for admission, even if submitted (Test Blind)
High School GPA Required to be considered for admission
High School Class Rank Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Recommendations Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Demonstration of Competencies Not considered for admission, even if submitted

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Our Lady of 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=160065 IPEDS survey data for Our Lady of Holy Cross College.

FAQs

Does Our Lady of Holy Cross College prefer SAT or ACT?

77% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Our Lady of Holy Cross College?

87% of those who apply are granted admission to Our Lady of Holy Cross College. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.