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Holy Cross College
Holy Cross College 54515 State Road 933 North Notre Dame, IN 54515 Phone: (574) 239-8377
  • General Information
    About Holy Cross College

    Re-articulation of Mission Statement Holy Cross College is a Catholic community of higher learning that forms competent minds and courageous hearts for leading purposeful lives. The College advances the apostolic mission of its founders, the Brothers of Holy Cross, through a practical, experiential liberal arts curriculum that applies timeless truths to contemporary life throughout the world. Educational Values Holy Cross College will adhere to a set of educational values that emanates from the charisms of the Brothers of the Congregation of Holy Cross and addresses each person’s holistic nature of mind, body, and spirit. In its educational programs and learning culture, the College will value and promote the high degree of integration and synthesis between:  Faith and understanding (reason), as discerned through the Roman Catholic intellectual tradition;  The curricular and co-curricular in personal discovery, learning, and expressive opportunities;  A strong liberal arts core and the pragmatic application of knowledge gained through the liberal arts;  A knowledge of self and a knowledge of a global society;  Recognition and development of individual talents and the call to express those talents in society and the world at large;  An understanding of the perennial questions and challenges intrinsic to the human condition and the particular challenges of contemporary life and society;  The competency to see and the courage to act. Educational Promise Because of its mission, size, institutional orientation, and location, Holy Cross College can make the promises of an educational experience that:  Places each student in close relationship with faculty members;  Invites and celebrates the full recognition and expression of personal talents and leadership of each student;  Encourages expression of personal talents in the classroom, in co-curricular activities, in professionally-oriented experiences, and in service to the larger (and global) community;  Reflects, both in content and style of delivery, the interdisciplinary nature of knowledge and contextualizes learning and knowing both for an individual’s intended professional and personal pursuits and for living in a contemporary global society;  Teaches the knowledge and competencies of the liberal arts and the professions for each student’s preparation for and confident participation in the “real,” free-market world;  Provides for each student’s personal transformation consistent with her or his stage of development and across intellectual, spiritual, social, professional, and physical dimensions;  Leverages to the best advantages of its students the rich academic, co-curricular, social, and spiritual resources of the Holy Cross College-Saint Mary’s CollegeUniversity of Notre Dame community;  Carries forward, interprets, and extends the Roman Catholic intellectual tradition, sacramental community, and personal call to service, especially as interpreted and witnessed by the charisms of the Brothers of the Congregation of Holy Cross.

    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Private not-for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
    • Teacher certification
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • General Education Courses
    • Career Services available upon completion
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Roman Catholic
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    Campus Setting
    • Suburb: Large
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 406
    Percent Admitted 98%
    Men Admitted 98%
    Women Admitted 97%
    Full Time Retention Rate 52%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Critical Reading 475 480
      Math 470 490
      Writing 490 510
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 20 22
      English 20 22
      Math 19 20
      Writing 19 20
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 529
    Native American 1.0
    Asian 10.0
    African American 32.0
    Hispanic 44.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 436
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0

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