Our Lady of Holy Cross College is a private, liberal arts college located in New Orleans, Louisiana. Founded in 1916, it was first conceptualized by the Marianites of Holy Cross as a two-year normal school for women tasked to train would-be teachers. It was not until 1938 that the school was granted permission to offer four-year courses. In 1960, the college moved to its current location and seven years after, men were accepted in the college.
Academically, the college offers students Bachelor’s as well as Master’s degrees. For its undergraduate programs, the college offers a wide variety of majors from which students may choose. These include Allied Health, Biology, Business Administration, Counseling and Behavioral Sciences, Education, English, General Studies, History, Humanities, Nursing, and Theology.
For its graduate students, the college offers only a few advanced degrees. These include Master of Arts Counseling, Master of Education, and Master of Arts Theology.
Cost of attendance for academic year 2009-2010 for fulltime, undergraduate students taking on 12 hours of credit is US$3,720 plus a college fee of US$315 and a technology fee of US$50. Part-time undergraduates pay per credit hour tuition of US$310. Fulltime students enrolled in graduate school with nine hours of credit pay a tuition cost of US$3,402 per semester plus the same college fee and technology fee charged to undergraduates. Part-time graduate students pay a per credit hour rate of US$378. To help students defray cost of attendance, financial aid in the form of loans and grants is extended.
There are no on-campus housing facilities available at the college.
For more information on admissions, college majors, degrees offered, online programs, athletics, school rankings, tuition, scholarships and financial aid options, please contact Our Lady of Holy Cross College.