Holy Cross to Welcome Class of 2020 on Aug. 27

Holy Cross will welcome the 768 academically accomplished and diverse members of the Class of 2020 to campus on Aug. 27. Take a closer look at the incoming first-year class:

26% of students are African-American, Latin American, Asian-American, and Native American (ALANA)

42% of students are from outside of New England
31 states in the U.S. are represented by the students
22 international students come from 7 foreign countries: Canada, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, Peru, and Rwanda
87% of students rank in the top 20 percent of their high school class, while 61% rank in the top 10 percent of their high school class
22 valedictorians are joining the class
47% male and 53% female
19% of students are first-generation college students
10% of students are sons or daughters of Holy Cross alumni
347 Early Decision applicants are enrolled in the incoming class. Early Decision allows students who consider Holy Cross to be their top choice to apply earlyand receive a decision by mid-December.
The Class of 2020 will kick off their time on Mount St. James with Gateways Fall Orientation, beginning on Move-in Day, Aug. 27, 2016.

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