Holy Cross College Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Holy Cross College is 14:1, and the school has 66 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Holy Cross College include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; Education; Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 49 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Philosophy
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics Social science
English (including composition)
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 14:1
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
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 36%
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 17%
Education 10%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 10%
Psychology 10%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Associate, Bachelor's
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 85%
Service learning 100%
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 100%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 5%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member N/A
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 49%
4-year graduation rate 13%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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