Our Lady of Holy Cross College

4123 Woodland Drive, New orleans, LA 70131-7399
Tel: (504)394-7744
Private not-for-profit | 1,196 students
Our Lady of Holy Cross College participates in the teaching mission of the Catholic Church through the heritage and charism of the Marianites of Holy Cross. The administration, staff, and faculty educate the minds and the hearts of the students through dedicated service and innovative teaching methods. All are challenged to seek truth, goodness and beauty through critical thinking, research and dialogue. Called to be a prophetic presence in an ever-changing world, the college community shares its spiritual, material, and educational resources with all.

School Overview:

Our Lady of Holy Cross College
CountyOrleans County, LA
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
70 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,196 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
662 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
534 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
934 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
262 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
-2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
-3%
% Black
-6%
% White
-84%
% Two or more races
-2%
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$9,710$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$9,710$24,744
 
Percent Admitted100%64%

School Notes:

  • College educate both the mind and heart, we invite students to join a diverse family which celebrates the uniqueness of each person, searches for the truth, and provides personal attention to individual needs.
  • College offers Master of Arts, Master of Education, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Associate of Science, Certification in Education and other fields. Off-campus and non-credit offerings for lifelong learning; workshops and seminars; Air Force and Army ROTC; CODOFIL programs in French studies; consortium arrangements with Tulane University, Gulf Coast Research Laboratories, Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON), Ochsner Foundation School of Allied Health Sciences; independent study; Statewide Religious Education Centers, Notre Dame Seminary, and St. Joseph Seminary College.
  • The library offers collections and services designed to complement the educational and research activities of the students, faculty, staff, and administration of Our Lady of Holy Cross College.
  • College is located on the West Bank of the Mississippi River in the suburban residential areas of Tall Timbers, Park Timbers and Woodland Estates in the Algiers section of New Orleans. Take General DeGaulle East from the Crescent City Connection. Easily accessible from all points of metropolitan New Orleans.
  • Our Lady of Holy Cross College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate, baccalaureate and master degrees, and is accredited by National League for Nursing, International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education, Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs, Joint Review Committee on Education and Radiologic Technology, Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care.
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