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Our Lady Of Holy Cross College

Our Lady Of Holy Cross College

Our Lady of Holy Cross College, OLHCC, was established in 1916 as a normal school. Founded by the Marianites of Holy Cross, it became a 4-year institute in 1938. Originally located in the Bywater region of New Orleans, OLHCC moved to its present campus in 1960. This liberal arts college is currently situated on 16 acres in New Orleans, Louisiana.

OLHCC offers bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as several certificate courses and online programs. Courses are available in fields like allied health, business administration, counseling and behavioral sciences, general studies, humanities, nursing, and theology.

Students of OLHCC participate in various sports like bowling, flag football, softball, soccer, and volleyball. The college also supports a number of students clubs and organizations like the Student Government Association, Kappa Delta Pi, Sigma Beta Delta, Kappa Gamma Pi, Chi Sigma Iota, Phi Alpha Theta, Tri Beta, American Medical Student Association, Behavioral and Social Counseling Club, the Literary Club, and the Rotaract Club.

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Contacting Our Lady of Holy Cross College

Our Lady of Holy Cross College
4123 Woodland Drive
New Orleans , LA 70131-7399
General Phone: (504) 394-7744
http://www.olhcc.edu

Our Lady of Holy Cross College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching37education, educational admin and supervision, school counseling, elementary school teaching
Nursing and Emergency Medicine35registered nursing
Liberal Arts25English, general studies, humanities, social services, history
Medicine21health professions
Business and Management20business management, accounting, marketing
Therapy and Counseling13counseling psychology, marriage and family therapy
Science12biology
Religion and Philosophy2theology
Hospitality1tourism and travel
Computer Science and Engineering1computer and info science
Security and Law Enforcement0criminology

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

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Bachelor's degree14117
Master's degree267
Postbaccalaureate certificate01
Associate's degree01

Our Lady of Holy Cross College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Our Lady of Holy Cross College had a total enrollment of 1,298 students (974 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 87%
Graduate 13%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 59%
Black 21%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 3%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 11%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 11%
20-21 16%
22-24 24%
25-29 21%
30-34 10%
35-39 6%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Our Lady of Holy Cross College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 49 %
Part-Time 25 %

Our Lady of Holy Cross College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Our Lady of Holy Cross College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 7,395
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,395
Books and supplies $ 600

Financial Aid:
Our Lady of Holy Cross College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 202300)

Our Lady of Holy Cross College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2327

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Assistant professorcalendar year1*2*
No academic rankcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*3$39,597

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year5$50,8713$50,545
Associate professoracademic year7$46,1998$44,941
Assistant professoracademic year9$42,33513$45,681
Instructoracademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year22$45,41624$46,042

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

Our Lady of Holy Cross College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting
Business Administration and Management, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Education And Teaching
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Education, General
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching

Hospitality
Tourism and Travel Services Management

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Social Sciences, General

Medicine
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Religion And Philosophy
Theology/Theological Studies

Science
Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminology

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling

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Our Lady of Holy Cross College Highlights

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What Sets Our Lady of Holy Cross College Apart:

CategoryTrophy 
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 8%Our Lady of Holy Cross College Female % of student body
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 9%Our Lady of Holy Cross College Number of students
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 11%Our Lady of Holy Cross College Number of degree programs
% of degrees in medicine
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 11%Our Lady of Holy Cross College % of degrees in medicine
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 11%Our Lady of Holy Cross College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% of degrees in education and teaching
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 13%Our Lady of Holy Cross College % of degrees in education and teaching
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 17%Our Lady of Holy Cross College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in science
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Our Lady of Holy Cross College % of degrees in science

Notable:
checked Roman Catholic affiliation
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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