College of the Holy Cross is located on a suburban campus in Worcester, MA, about an hour from Boston. It has around 3,000 undergraduate students, about 3% of whom are from other countries, and accepts approximately 83% of early-decision applicants and 31% of regular-decision applicants.
The SAT or ACT is not required at Holy Cross for international students. Holy Cross has no minimum TOEFL score for admission, but 100 or above is considered competitive.
Holy Cross meets students’ full need with financial aid but is need-aware in admissions for international students (those who request financial assistance are less likely to be admitted). The average financial-aid award for international students is approximately US$34,000 per year. Holy Cross also grants merit-based scholarships to international students.