Graduates earn 217 degrees from the University of Holy Cross


About 52.5 percent of the 217 degrees and certificates handed out by the University of Holy Cross in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the private not-for-profit institution in Orleans conferred 80 bachelor's degrees and 31 master's degrees in health professions and related programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in registered nursing/registered nurse. Data shows the school gave out 49 bachelor's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse, followed by 18 master's degrees in mental health counseling/counselor and 13 master's degrees in marriage and family therapy/counseling.

The university enrolled 1,246 students for 2017-18, including 912 in undergraduate programs and 334 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Associates degrees
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
49
-
-
49
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
-
-
18
18
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
-
-
13
13
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
9
3
-
12
Health and Wellness, General
11
-
-
11
Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Technology/Technologist
6
-
-
6
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
2
-
-
2
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
2
-
-
2
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
1
-
-
1
Pre-Veterinary Studies
-
-
-
-
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
-
-
-
-
Pre-Dentistry Studies
-
-
-
-
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
-
-
-
-
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
80
3
31
114
52.5
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
-
-
13
13
Curriculum and Instruction
-
-
12
12
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
3
-
6
9
Education, Other
-
-
6
6
Elementary Education and Teaching
2
-
-
2
Education total
5
-
37
42
19.4
Business Administration and Management, General
5
-
7
12
Accounting
5
-
-
5
Organizational Leadership
3
-
-
3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
13
-
7
20
9.2
Psychology, Other
-
-
9
9
Psychology, General
6
-
-
6
Psychology total
6
-
9
15
6.9
General Studies
5
-
-
5
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
2
2
-
4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
7
2
-
9
4.2
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
5
1
-
6
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
5
1
-
6
2.8
Theology/Theological Studies
4
-
1
5
Theology and Religious Vocations total
4
-
1
5
2.3
English Language and Literature, General
3
-
-
3
English Language and Literature/Letters total
3
-
-
3
1.4
Legal Studies, General
2
-
-
2
Legal Professions and Studies total
2
-
-
2
0.9
Behavioral Sciences
1
-
-
1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
1
-
-
1
0.5
History, General
-
-
-
-
History total
-
-
-
-
-
Social Sciences, General
-
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
-
-
-
-
-

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