Washington Monthly ranked the College of the Holy Cross 28th on their 2013 list of top liberal arts colleges that provide the “Best Bang for the Buck,” which is a new rankings set based on the economic value students receive per dollar. According to the Washington Monthly website, “we highlight those colleges that use their resources to effectively educate students at a relatively low cost.”
Washington Monthly also ranked the College 87th in their 2013 list of the country’s top liberal arts colleges, based on their “contribution to the public good.”
Schools were ranked according to three main criteria, including social mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), research (producing cutting-edge scholarship), and service (encouraging students to give something back to their country).
This “Holy Cross in the News” item by Cristal Steuer.
Holy Cross Professor Helps Demystify How America Views Medicated Children
Pacific Standard | The Week
The Pacific Standard picked the brain of Ara Francis, assistant professor of sociology at the College of the Holy Cross, to myth-bust the way America understands...07/11/16
Holy Cross Alumna Making Headlines for her Fight Against Tobacco
Forbes | Yahoo! Finance | Christian Science Monitor |Drug Store News
For Eileen Howard Boone ’86, “the social responsibility part of corporate leadership started as a side job and blossomed into an entire career,” according to a recent...07/08/16
Holy Cross Ranks No. 25 Among Liberal Arts Colleges on Forbes’ List of America’s Top Colleges
College receives an ‘A+’ for Fiscal Soundness
The College of the Holy Cross ranked No. 25 among liberal arts colleges, No. 42 among private colleges and No. 51 overall in a group of more than 650 public and private...