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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    C+
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    NG
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    B+
  8. Location
    A
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    NG
  11. Student Life
    A-
  12. Safety
    A
Our Lady of Holy Cross is an above-average private, Catholic university located in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 440 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Our Lady of Holy Cross acceptance rate is 40%. Popular majors include Nursing, Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, and Business Administration and Management. Graduating 28% of students, Our Lady of Holy Cross alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $38,700.
About University of Holy Cross...
Athletic Division
Athletic Conference
Address
4123 Woodland Drive
New Orleans, LA 70131
Website

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
40%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
ACT Range
18-22
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$13,212/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $11,706/ year
  • $30-48k
    $14,579/ year
  • $49-75k
    $15,067/ year
  • $76-110k
    $15,691/ year
  • $110k+
    $15,776/ year
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Academics

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
89%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.9 responses
78%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.9 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.9 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
440Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
37%
Pell Grant
46%
Varsity Athletes
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 9 responses
Report
  • Nurses
    78%
  • Self driven
    22%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
28%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.7 responses
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University of Holy Cross Reviews

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The University of Holy Cross, formerly Our Lady of Holy Cross College, is a wonderful school. When it comes to coursework they mean business! Staff is always friendly, professors are always on time, tutoring is always available at no additional cost to the student! They are also constructing dorms for students to be able to board. Overall a wonderful experience! I would definitely recommend this University to friends and family. The only thing I would want to change is the availability of different forms of financial aid for international students.
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University of Holy Cross is a small private university that truly carries out the mission of the school; educating the heart and mind of students. The small class setting allows students to have personalized attention from professors.

The University of Holy Cross, just became a University one year ago, formerly Holy Cross College; so an athletic department and party life is listed as an area for growth. There are several other activities and spiritual reflections for releasing stress.

Under the Leadership of the new President Dr. Landry, the university continuously receive media attention for outstanding knowledge, scores and development in programs such as Nursing, Education and Radiology.
Wonderful school with great professors who help students learn and reach their full potential. The classes are small, so professors spend more time with each student. They also have a wonderful counseling center where, if you are going through hard times, you can receive free sessions. The food is not the best, but they have improved the quality of their food in the last year. They are currently building dorms and they will have residences for those people who have long commutes.