College of the Holy Cross Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at College of the Holy Cross is 10:1, and the school has 65 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at College of the Holy Cross include: Social Sciences; Psychology; English Language and Literature/Letters; Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics; and History. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 95 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Foreign languages
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics History
English (including composition) Social science
Philosophy
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 10:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Social Sciences 31%
Psychology 14%
English Language and Literature/Letters 10%
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 8%
History 7%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 100%
Service learning 41%
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 22%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 19%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified No
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program No
Institution is SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 95%
4-year graduation rate 90%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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