Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School Of Theology

Overview of Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School Of Theology

Holy Cross is in Brookline, MA. Brookline is a large suburb. The school is classified as a Greek Orthodox college. Holy Cross is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Master's degree.

Areas of Study

Fields of study in vogue at Holy Cross include liberal arts, religion and philosophy.

Holy Cross Selectivity

The school's open admission policy attracts a range of prospective students.


The schools' faculty/student ratio of superior to most. The most successful professors at the school are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time.

Student Body

Approximately 186 students study at Holy Cross (in 2007-2008). The school is essentially a male school.

Student Life

Holy Cross offers a real campus feel. The school makes housing available to a large share of its students.

More complete details are provided below.

Disclaimer: Information on this page was not provided or commissioned by the featured school. Information has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by the featured school.

Contacting Holy Cross

Hellenic College-Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology
50 Goddard Ave
Brookline , MA 02445-7496
General Phone: (617) 731-3500

Holy Cross Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy56religion, theology, theological and ministerial studies
Liberal Arts21area and Cultural studies
Education and Teaching2elementary school teaching

Number of programs and degrees for Holy Cross in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree373
Master's degree423

Holy Cross Student Body

In 2007-2008, Holy Cross had a total enrollment of 186 students (187 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 37%
Graduate 63%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 87%
Black 0%
Hispanic 2%
(Foreign Students) 11%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 10%
20-21 14%
22-24 21%
25-29 18%
30-34 12%
35-39 9%
40-49 12%
50-64 3%
65+ 1%

Holy Cross Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 83 %

Holy Cross Room and Board (2007)

Holy Cross offers campus housing for 184 of its 187 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Brookline, Massachusetts for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Massachusetts Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Holy Cross Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 17,856
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 17,856
Room and board $ 11,430
Room charge $ 11,430
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 2,500

Financial Aid:
Holy Cross participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 215400)

Holy Cross Faculty

Holy Cross has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year6$78,5563$71,680
Associate professorcalendar year1*0*
Assistant professorcalendar year5$65,8682*
Lecturercalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year13$68,7425$65,624

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Holy Cross Degree Programs (2007)

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching

Liberal Arts
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies, Other

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
Theology/Theological Studies

You are visiting:

Find a school near you

Holy Cross Highlights

(Details are provided further down on this page.)

What Sets Holy Cross Apart:

Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 2%$pretty_college $award_cats{$char}
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 4%$pretty_college $award_cats{$char}
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Holy Cross Male % of student body
% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 10%Holy Cross % of degrees in liberal arts
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%Holy Cross Salaries of full-time faculty
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%Holy Cross % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% of degrees in religion and philosophy
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%Holy Cross % of degrees in religion and philosophy

checked Greek Orthodox affiliation
checked Open admission
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Option to study abroad
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

Selected Employment Categories of Interest

Click occupation names for extensive details, including salary and other job data.

(Based on an automated mapping of degrees popular at Holy Cross with government-defined occupation categories)

Career and College Resources on CityTownInfo

Real-World Career Reports

Career Stories from workers: daily activities, job tips, best/worst job aspects, training, etc.
Daily Career & Education News from our staff. We're an approved Google News provider!

Career References and Original Articles

Resource Center. A starting point for all CityTownInfo career and college resources.
Career Overviews of hundreds of careers: descriptions, salaries, forecasts, schools, more.
Best Careers Not Requiring Degrees: Good pay, job growth, low need for degrees.
Helpful Articles, many in "how-to" format; e.g., "How to Become a Chef".
Infographics covering employment and educational trends.

College Directories and Lists

These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.

Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.
Back to Top
SPEAK TO AN ADVISOR 1.844.285.6104