University of Holy Cross: Review & Facts

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University of Holy Cross is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,135 students enrolled. This school was established in 1916 and is one of the 18 schools and colleges located in New Orleans, Louisiana.

University of Holy Cross is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
25
Fair
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, and doctoral degree are available at University of Holy Cross.

University of Holy Cross follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 25 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical, Nursing, Psychology, Education, and Occupational Therapy. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
63%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at University of Holy Cross is relatively low at 63% (close to Louisiana average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at University of Holy Cross is low: 38%. About 57% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Holy Cross is good: 10:1. Read more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$11,600
Medium
Average tuition charges are close to the nationwide median, about $10,400 a year. The additional fees at University of Holy Cross not covered by tuition are about $1,200, which comes to a total of $11,600 annually.

Read the details about University of Holy Cross additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
100%
As reported in recent data, 90 applications were submitted and 90 were accepted; so it is very easy to get admitted at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at OLHCC is $25.00. The graduate application fee is $25.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at University of Holy Cross and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (504) 394-7744 or check University of Holy Cross Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
University of Holy Cross provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Holy Cross, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at University of Holy Cross.

Based on the college crime data, University of Holy Cross seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of Holy Cross Location and Maps



Post Address: University of Holy Cross, 4123 Woodland Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70131-7399, USA
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