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people who aspire to move mountains?
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What’s it like to live on a hill among
people who aspire to move mountains?
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What’s it like to live on a hill among
people who aspire to move mountains?
learn more »
What’s it like to live on a hill among
people who aspire to move mountains?
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What’s it like to live on a hill among
people who aspire to move mountains?
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What’s it like to live on a hill among
people who aspire to move mountains?
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Student Life

Live, learn, and find a home in a diverse community of students who develop their leadership skills and engage with others through student organizations, campus activities, and service opportunities.
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"Holy Cross gives you the support and freedom to explore your passions – and how you're going to use them to help other people." Meghan Casey '15, North Attleboro, Mass.

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"With my professors, it's not just about attending and participating in class — they are invested in me as a person." Christopher Campbell '15, Jamaica

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"Grads told me about the fantastic alumni network, the welcoming community, and how prepared they felt for their futures." Briana Mora '16, Los Angeles

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"Holy Cross teaches you more than any one subject. You learn that the greatest skill of a good leader is self-awareness." Logan Silver '15, Eugene, Ore.

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95%

first-year
retention rate

100%

of demonstrated student need is met

10:1

Student to
faculty ratio

97%

of faculty hold doctoral degrees

0

classes are taught by teaching assistants

82%

medical school acceptance rate

19

average Holy Cross class size

27

division 1 varsity athletic teams

#8

"most loved college" (U.S. News)

Holy Cross Faculty Acknowledged for Outstanding Scholarship and Student Advising

Two faculty members — Denise Schaeffer, professor of political science and Robert Bellin, professor of biology — are honored by the College with Mary Louise Marfuggi Faculty Awards.

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Innovative Classroom Experiment ‘CreateLab’ Takes Shape at Holy Cross

Team-taught by faculty across disciplines, students collaborate in creative ‘incubator’

Operating free from the constraints of a traditional classroom, the goal is to foster creativity outside disciplinary boundaries to enrich student learning and growth in all areas.

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Holy Cross Welcomes New Tenure-Track Professors for 2014-2015 Academic Year

New faculty members represent an array of academic disciplines

Characterized by their scholarly accomplishments and diversity as a group, these individuals come from renowned graduate programs across the country to augment the esteemed College faculty.

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Announcements

Attention Early Decision Candidates

The deadline to apply Early Decision to Holy Cross is quickly approaching! Application forms are due Dec. 15. View our Early Decision checklist for additional information.
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