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What’s it like to live on a hill among
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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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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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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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What’s it like to live on a hill among
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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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"At Holy Cross, I’ve always felt accompanied on the route we travel toward success." Oswaldo Subillaga '16, Ozone Park, N.Y.

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"These wide-ranging experiences have inspired me to continue pursuing challenges on a global, international scale." Shea Maunsell '15, Chicago

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"My professors constantly push me to seek truth and reason, and approach my studies with a passion and curiosity for the unknown." Joe Dalton '15, Andover, Mass.

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"I wanted a competitive, Division I athletic conference coupled with rigorous academics." Payton Shubrick '15, Springfield, Mass.

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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)

Biology Professor's Passion for Environmental Work Inspires New Generation of Scholars

From Siberia to Conn. River Valley, Sobczak and research students are making an impact

His fieldwork — from an ancient forest 30 miles from campus to the permafrost in the Arctic — examines how ecosystems are changing and what that means for our world.

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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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Psychology Professor at the Frontiers of Autism Research

Schmidt's work, funded by National Institutes of Health grant, includes collaboration with his students

Exploring the relationship between bodily coordination and the severity of autism could lead to earlier diagnosis and better approaches to therapy.

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Announcements

Important Deadlines

Applications for admission are due Jan. 15. Students applying for financial aid must file CSS Profile and FAFSA forms by Feb. 1. Questions? Contact Admissions or Financial Aid.
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