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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
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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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"I grew leaps and bounds over the course of my first year and that’s why I think Montserrat is so valuable for incoming students." John Milligan ’17, Sandwich, Mass.

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"Next year I am pursuing my Ph.D. in organic chemistry to work to discover new drugs to combat tropical diseases." Sheila Namirembe ’15, Kampala, Uganda

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"The academics and athletics at Holy Cross have pushed me to become a better man in so many ways." Marco Burgarello ’18, Phoenix

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"There is a transformation into adulthood that takes place when you study abroad — you gain responsibility and independence." Lorena Sferlazza ’15, Norwalk, Conn.

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94%

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)

What Makes People Sick? Psychologist Says It Isn't Always Obvious

Professor Stephenie Chaudoir aims to understand the long-term impact of living with concealable stigmatized identities

Chaudoir's research, funded by a substantial National Science Foundation grant, offers Holy Cross students the unique opportunity to engage in graduate level work.

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Video: From the Studio to the Classroom, Students Learn from Working Artists

Studio art faculty share their expertise in drawing, painting, sculpting, printmaking, photography, and digital imaging

Students from all disciplines are taught the importance of embracing the unknown from successful contemporary artists.

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Historian Sheds Light on Ukrainian Crisis — in the Classroom and Beyond

Eyewitness to history, Cynthia Hooper was Fulbright scholar in Germany when Berlin Wall fell in 1989

With unrest in Ukraine and Russia dominating headlines, journalists around the world have turned to a Holy Cross history professor for expertise and perspective.

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Announcements

Congratulations, Accepted Students!

Reminder: Your acceptance deposit is due May 1, postmarked to the Admissions Office.
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