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Academic Accreditation


Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, ϲʹ Cross College is incorporated in the state of Indiana and chartered to grant Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Arts degrees. ϲʹ Cross College has been approved for attendance of veterans under provisions of the G.I. Bill, is authorized to enroll non-immigrant alien students, and is eligible to participate in various federal and state financial aid programs.

ϲʹ Cross College is a member of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, the Council of Independent Colleges, the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, Independent Colleges of Indiana, the Northern Indiana Consortium for Education, and numerous other academic and professional organizations.

Institutional Self Study Report

ϲʹ Cross College is authorized by name in statute as an approved institution of higher education in the state of Indiana. In full compliance with federal rules, please consider contacting the  for Indiana’s higher education complaint resolution process.

The reauthorization in August 2008 of the Higher Education Act requires colleges and universities to make information available to prospective students, including the cost of college attendance, accreditation status, graduation and retention information, safety and security reports, and institutional policies and procedures that focus on student enrollment. Please find links to this important information below.

 

General Institutional Information

Academic Programs
/academics

Accreditation, Approval, and Licensure of Institution and Programs
/academic-accreditation/

Career and Job Placement Services
/career-development

Facilities and Services for Students with Disabilities
/academica-ccommodations

Net Price Calculator

Privacy of Student Records-Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Please refer to the section of the Academic Catalog, “Record Access / Release of Student Information”, for ϲʹ Cross policies regarding the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974.

Student Activities
/student-activities

Student Body Diversity
In addition to an overview of the composition of the campus at /about-holy-cross, detailed statistics about the diversity of the ϲʹ Cross student body can be found on the  and through the .

 

Textbook Information

Hammes Bookstore

 

Computer Use and File Sharing

Computer use policies

Peer-to-per file sharing requirements

Copyright Infringement Policies and Sanctions

 

Transfer of Credit Policy

Transfer Students
/transfer-applicants

Transfer of Credit from Other Institutions
Please see the Transfer Credit section of the Academic Catalog for an explanation of the College’s generous policy on accepting transfer credits from regionally-accredited institutions.

 

Financial Aid Information

Undergraduate Tuition & Fee Schedule
/tuition-and-fees/

Cost of Attendance
/admissions

Direct Subsidized / Unsubsidized Loans/Parent Plus Loan
/admissions

FAFSA on the Web

How Much FAFSA Aid

Notice of Availability of Institutional and Financial Aid Information
/admissions

Satisfactory Academic Progress
/academics

Refund Policy and Requirements for Withdrawal and Return of Federal Financial Aid
/office-of-financial-aid

Federal Work-Study
/types-of-financial-aid

The SmartStudentTM Guide to Financial Aid

Financial Aid Statistics
Detailed statistics about the numbers of students receiving aid, what kinds of aid, etc. can be found on the ϲʹ Cross College site at the .

 

Health and Safety

Campus Crime Report
/safety-and-security

To view ϲʹ Cross College Security and Crime Statistics online at the US Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education,  and type in “ϲʹ Cross College,” “Notre Dame” (institution city), and select “Indiana.”

Fire Safety Policies, Fire Statistics, and Fire Log (On-Campus Housing Facilities)
/safety-and-security

Missing Resident Student Notification Policy
/student-handbook/ See page 23

Campus Controlled Access Policy
/safety-and-security

 

Student Development

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Policies
/student-handbook/

Vaccination Policies
/student-handbook/

Code of Student Conduct
/student-handbook/

Discriminatory Harassment Policy
/student-handbook/

Sexual Misconduct Policy
/student-handbook/

Student Complaint Policy
/student-handbook/

 

Intercollegiate Athletics Program

ϲʹ Cross College Athletics

Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act for ϲʹ Cross College
 (Search for “ϲʹ Cross College”)

 

Student Outcomes & Achievement

Based on the post-graduation information we have collected from the Class of 2022 and Class of 2023:

  • 90% of Psychology graduates were employed or in graduate school within 6 months of graduation.
  • Over 80% of Theology graduates were employed full time or in graduate studies within 6 months of graduation – of this group 60% chose to continue their studies in graduate school.
  • Nearly 90% of Business graduates were employed full time or in graduate studies within 6 months of graduation – of this group 50% went on to graduate studies with the other 50% directly entering into the workforce.
  • 20% of all graduates who reported information to us chose to continue their education in the greater South Bend community at either the University of Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s College, or Indiana University South Bend.
  • Over 25% of the graduates are continuing their education at a college/university located in Indiana.
  • 100% of all elementary education graduates received and accepted employment offers before graduation.

Extensive data about student outcomes at ϲʹ Cross, such as retention and graduation rates, can be found on  and through .

Retention rate (from the ): The percentage of full-time first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2022 and returned in Fall 2023 is 79%. In addition to graduating students from its BA programs, ϲʹ Cross College has a rigorous core curriculum that prepares students for transfer to colleges and universities with highly competitive admissions.

Graduation/Transfer rates (from the ): Of the students who began their studies in Fall 2016, the percentage of full-time, first-time  students who graduated or transferred out within 150% of normal time to completion is 33% and 58%, respectively, which reflects the College’s tradition of preparing significant numbers of its students for transfer to colleges and universities with highly competitive admissions.

 

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