College of the Holy Cross is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.
The average composite SAT score for admitted College of the Holy Cross freshman is 1360 out of 1600. Holy Cross students have the 77th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1360 is in the 93rd percentile of all SAT test takers.
The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1290 to 1430. The 75th percentile score is 1430 while the 25th percentile score is 1290.
The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Holy Cross but we estimate it to be around a 1220 total composite SAT score.
The average score for Holy Cross students on the math portion of the SAT is 685 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 650 and the 75th percentile score 720.
The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 640 to 710 and the average score for College of the Holy Cross students is 675.
Below are estimated chances of being accepted at College of the Holy Cross based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 37.9%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school.
An SAT score of 1430 or higher is very competitive at Holy Cross and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have an above average chance of acceptance, around 54% or higher.
Scores between 1360 to 1420 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. While scores in this range are higher than many who apply, admission is very competitive. The estimated chance of getting in is around 38% to 52%.
SAT scores between 1290 to 1350 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 24% to 36% percent chance of being admitted.
SAT scores from 1220 to 1280 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 23% chance of admission to Holy Cross. SAT scores below 1220 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=166124 IPEDS survey data for College of the Holy Cross.