Holy Cross College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$33,500
2.13% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$22,650
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.96%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
76.2%
944 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
434
94.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
31.2%
67 Graduates

About

Holy Cross College is a higher education institution located in St. Joseph County, IN. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Holy Cross College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (47 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 100 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Holy Cross College. 38% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 62% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (56 degrees), 2.33 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (24 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Holy Cross College is $33,500, which is $5,170 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Holy Cross College is $33,500, which is $5,170 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,650.

In 2022, 81% of undergraduate students attending Holy Cross College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$33,500
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Holy Cross College was $33,500. The cost of tuition at Holy Cross College is $5,170 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$22,650
2022 Value
12%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Holy Cross College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,650. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Holy Cross College grew by 12%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,325
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Holy Cross College was of $10,325 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

81%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
62%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

81% of undergraduate students at Holy Cross College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1.22% with respect to 2021, when 82% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.96%
2019 Default Rate
7
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Holy Cross College was 4.96%, which represents 7 out of the 141 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Holy Cross College received 944 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 50.8% annual growth. Out of those 944 applicants, 719 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76.2% acceptance rate.

There were 434 students enrolled at Holy Cross College in 2022. 6% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Holy Cross College has an overall enrollment yield of 28.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

76.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
719
Accepted Out of 944

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Holy Cross College was 76.2% (719 admissions from 944 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 85.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 50.8%, while admissions grew by 33.6%..

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SAT Scores

6%
Submission Percentage (2022)
12
Scores Submitted (2022)

6% of enrolled first-time students at Holy Cross College in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Holy Cross College had a total enrollment of 434 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Holy Cross College is 412 students and the part-time enrollment is 22. This means that 94.9% of students enrolled at Holy Cross College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Holy Cross College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.7% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, 5.53% Black or African American, 4.84% Two or More Races, 1.61% Asian, and 0.691% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Holy Cross College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (32%), followed by White Female (22.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (14.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Holy Cross College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 434 students. The full-time enrollment at Holy Cross College is 412 and the part-time enrollment is 22. This means that 94.9% of students enrolled at Holy Cross College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Holy Cross College was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Holy Cross College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    233 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    106 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    24 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Holy Cross College is 53.7% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, 5.53% Black or African American, 4.84% Two or More Races, 1.61% Asian, and 0.691% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 16 students (3.69%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 24 fewer women than men received degrees from Holy Cross College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Holy Cross College is white (56 degrees awarded). There were 2.33 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (24 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Holy Cross College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (47 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Holy Cross College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (6 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (55 degrees), and Psychology (10 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Holy Cross College are Physicians (442,739 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (315,167 people), Other managers (266,209 people), Postsecondary teachers (237,913 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (163,862 people).

The most specialized majors at Holy Cross College in 2022 are Theology (6 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (55 degrees), Psychology (10 degrees), Biology (7 degrees), and English (2 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Holy Cross College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Holy Cross College are Theology (6 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (55 degrees), Psychology (10 degrees), Biology (7 degrees), and English (2 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Holy Cross College are Elementary & secondary schools (803,658 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (659,934 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (572,016 people), Outpatient care centers (253,156 people), and Offices of physicians (243,884 people).

The most specialized majors at Holy Cross College are Theology (6 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (55 degrees), Psychology (10 degrees), Biology (7 degrees), and English (2 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Holy Cross College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 15 degrees awarded
  2. 10 degrees awarded
  3. 8 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Holy Cross College was General Business with 15 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

62
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
38
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 62 degrees were awarded to men at Holy Cross College, which is 1.63 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (38).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 41 degrees were awarded to men at Holy Cross College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.93 times more than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 14 degrees were awarded to men at Holy Cross College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.341 times less than the 41 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

36%
100% Completion Time
40%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 36% of students graduating from Holy Cross College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 40% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 40% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (70.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Holy Cross College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (70.6% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 7.46% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    56 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    24 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Holy Cross College is white (56 degrees awarded). There were 2.33 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (24 degrees).

2% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    34 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    22 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Holy Cross College is white male (34 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (22 degrees).

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Operations

Holy Cross College has an endowment valued at nearly $16.9M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 2.4M (14.2%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Holy Cross College had a total salary expenditure of 15.2M. Holy Cross College employs 9 Assistant professors, 6 Instructors and 5 Lecturers. Most academics at Holy Cross College are Female Assistant professor (5), Female Instructor (4), and Male Assistant professor (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Holy Cross College are: Management, with 18 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 11 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 6 employees.

Endowment

$16.9M
2022 Endowment
20.2%
growth from 2021

Holy Cross College has an endowment valued at about $16.9M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Holy Cross College grew 20.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $32.4M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$5.34M
2022 Salaries
4.59%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Holy Cross College paid a median of $5.34M in salaries, which represents 35% of their overall expenditure ($15.2M) and a 4.59% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.66M
Instructional Salaries
28
Number of Employees

In 2022, Holy Cross College paid a total of $1.66M to 28 employees working as instructors, which represents 31% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
9 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
18 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Holy Cross College were Assistant professor with 9 employees, Instructor with 6 employees, and Lecturer with 5 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Holy Cross College were Management with 18 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 11 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 6 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Holy Cross College was Female Assistant professor with 5 employees, Female Instructor with 4 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 4 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Holy Cross College.

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