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Move Mountains

Our students achieve greatness in multiple dimensions — from academics, to athletics, to the arts. What will you accomplish?
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An Education That Asks More

Open your mind. Discover new perspectives. And question, question, question.
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Translate Reflection Into Meaningful Action

Our Jesuit tradition of service, social justice, and mindfulness informs all we do.
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Purple Pride

Holy Cross students dive into their athletic pursuits — and cheer on their classmates — with energy and enthusiasm.
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Express Yourself

Get in touch with your inner — and outer — painter, singer, dancer, actor, sculptor…

News

Fall Open House - Nov. 10

Experience a snapshot of life at Holy Cross! Events include campus tours, student and faculty panels, and admissions/financial aid info sessions. Advance registration is required; contact Admissions.

Points of Pride

10:1
Student-to-faculty ratio
100%
of demonstrated student need is met
95%
first-year retention rate
96%
of faculty hold doctoral degrees
27
Division 1 varsity athletic teams
90%
medical school acceptance rate
90%
law school acceptance rate
0
classes taught by teaching assistants
19
average Holy Cross class size
Mangiacotti

Studying at Holy Cross

I’ve learned how to think through experiments and solve problems scientifically. I can bring this knowledge to any class I take as an undergrad and wherever my post-grad plans might lead. — Christy Mangiacotti '20

Become More

With a fundraising goal of $400 million, Become More is the most ambitious, comprehensive fundraising campaign in the history of Holy Cross.

dinand library in the fall