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Worcester, Massachusetts

Holy Cross Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into College of the Holy Cross

College of the Holy Cross

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
38%
Admission Difficulty for College of the Holy Cross
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionHigh

How hard is it to get into Holy Cross and can I get accepted? The school has a 38% acceptance rate ranking it #17 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,681 out of 7,054 applicants were admitted making Holy Cross a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Only 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Holy Cross SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
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SAT Scores for College of the Holy Cross
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for College of the Holy Cross
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A

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Holy Cross ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
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ACT Scores for College of the Holy Cross
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for College of the Holy Cross
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

College of the Holy Cross has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

College of the Holy Cross admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,831 3,223 7,054
Accepted 1,303 1,378 2,681
Acceptance Rate 34% 43% 38%
Enrolled 438 430 868
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 34% 31% 32%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to College of the Holy Cross and what considerations affect admission decisions?

College of the Holy Cross Admission Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at College of the Holy Cross
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=166124 IPEDS survey data for College of the Holy Cross.

Frequently Asked Questions

38% of those who apply are granted admission to Holy Cross. Admission competition is high and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.