Holy Cross College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$27,810

3% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$22,159

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

11.6%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

91%

712 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

618

91.9% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

40%

58 Graduates

About

Holy Cross College is a higher education institution located in St. Joseph County, IN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Holy Cross College were General Business (33 degrees awarded), General Psychology (20 degrees), and General Communication (19 degrees).

In 2016, 108 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 majority of degree recipients were white (70 degrees), 5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (14 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Holy Cross College is $27,810, which is $3,395 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Holy Cross College is $27,810, which is $3,395 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,159.

In 2016, 88% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 53% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$27,810

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Holy Cross College was $27,810. The cost of tuition at Holy Cross College is $3,395 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$22,159

2016 Value

7.33%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Holy Cross College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,159. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Holy Cross College grew by 7.33%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,317

Room and Board

$1,800

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Holy Cross College was of $9,317 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of room and board increased by 2.64% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

88%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

53%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

88% of undergraduate students at Holy Cross College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 8.33% with respect to 2015, when 96% 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.

11.6%

2015 Default Rate

17

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Holy Cross College was 11.6%, which represents 17 out of the 146 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Holy Cross College received 712 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 11.6% annual growth. Out of those 712 applicants, 648 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 91% acceptance rate.

There were 618 students enrolled at Holy Cross College in 2016, and 55% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Holy Cross College has an overall enrollment yield of 32.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

91%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

648

Accepted Out of 712

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Holy Cross College was 91% (648 admissions from 712 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 90.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 11.6%, while admissions grew by 12.1%.

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SAT Scores

55%

Submission Percentage

117

Scores Submitted

55% of enrolled first-time students at Holy Cross College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Holy Cross College has a total enrollment of 618 students. The full-time enrollment at Holy Cross College is 568 students and the part-time enrollment is 50. This means that 91.9% of students enrolled at Holy Cross College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Holy Cross College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.9% White, 12.5% Black or African American, 9.71% Hispanic or Latino, 3.56% Two or More Races, 2.27% Asian, 0.485% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.485% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Holy Cross College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (40.5%), followed by White Female (24.6%) and Black or African American Male (6.34%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

91.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Holy Cross College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 618 students. The full-time enrollment at Holy Cross College is 568 and the part-time enrollment is 50. This means that 91.9% of students enrolled at Holy Cross College are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%

2016 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 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), Holy Cross College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    389

  2. Black or African American

    77

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    60

The enrolled student population at Holy Cross College is 62.9% White, 12.5% Black or African American, 9.71% Hispanic or Latino, 3.56% Two or More Races, 2.27% Asian, 0.485% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.485% 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 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2016, 26 fewer women than men received degrees from Holy Cross College. The majority of degree recipients at Holy Cross College are white (70 degrees awarded). There were 5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (14 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Holy Cross College is General Business (33 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (20 degrees) and General Communication (19 degrees).

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 (9 degrees awarded), Communications (19 degrees), and Psychology (20 degrees).

Workforce

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 Accountants & auditors (1,111,275 people), Miscellaneous managers (873,197 people), Financial managers (453,486 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (421,274 people), and Chief executives & legislators (370,739 people).

The most specialized majors at Holy Cross College are Theology (9 degrees awarded), Communications (19 degrees), Psychology (20 degrees), Business (33 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (18 degrees).

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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 Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Chief executives & legislators, and Other Sales Workers

The most specialized majors at Holy Cross College are Theology (9 degrees awarded), Communications (19 degrees), Psychology (20 degrees), Business (33 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (18 degrees).

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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 (926,880 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (634,832 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (547,832 people), Banking & related activities (537,747 people), and Hospitals (532,732 people).

The most specialized majors at Holy Cross College are Theology (9 degrees awarded), Communications (19 degrees), Psychology (20 degrees), Business (33 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (18 degrees).

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Degrees

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

  1. 33 degrees awarded

  2. 20 degrees awarded

  3. 19 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Holy Cross College was General Business with 33 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 67

  2. 41

In 2016, 67 degrees were awarded to men at Holy Cross College, which is 1.63 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (41).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 24 degrees were awarded to men at Holy Cross College in General Business, which is 2.67 times more than the 9 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 11 degrees were awarded to women at Holy Cross College in General Psychology, which is 1.22 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%

100% Completion Time

30%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 20% of students graduating from Holy Cross College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 30% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 30% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Holy Cross College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    70 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    14 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Holy Cross College is white (70 degrees awarded). There were 5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (14 degrees).

0.926% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    47 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    23 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Holy Cross College is white male (47 degrees awarded). There were 2.04 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (23 degrees).

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Operations

Holy Cross College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $6k (0.401%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Holy Cross College had a total expenditure of $11.5M. Of that $11.5M, they spent $4.47M on salaries and $11.5M on benefits.

Holy Cross College employs 15 Associate professors, 5 Assistant professors, and 2 Instructors. Most academics at Holy Cross College are Male Associate professors (8), Female Associate professors(7), and Male Assistant professors (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Holy Cross College are: Management, with 16 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 14 employees, and Service with 9 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.5M

2015 Endowment

10.4%

growth from 2014

Holy Cross College has an endowment valued at about $1.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Holy Cross College grew 10.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $32.1M 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Holy Cross College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$4.47M

Salary Expenditure

$11.5M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Holy Cross College had a total expenditure of $11.5M. Of that $11.5M, they spent $4.47M on salaries and $11.5M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Holy Cross College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$4.47M

2015 Salaries

9.52%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Holy Cross College paid a median of $4.47M in salaries, which represents 38.8% of their overall expenditure ($11.5M) and a 9.52% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.04% growth from 2013 and a 18.1% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.05M

Instructional Salaries

24

Number of Employees

In 2015, Holy Cross College paid a total of $1.05M to 24 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

15 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

16 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Holy Cross College were Associate professor with 15 employees; Assistant professor with 5 employees; and Assistant professor with 2 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Holy Cross College were Management with 16 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 14 employees; and Service with 9 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Holy Cross College was Male Associate professor with 8 employees, Female Associate professor with 7 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 3 employees.

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

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