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Admission & Aid

The admission process can be an intimidating first step to your college career — and we’re here to help you navigate the process. Learn more about visiting Holy Cross, how to apply to the College, and where to find answers to frequently asked questions.

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See it to believe it
Visit Holy Cross

The best way to decide if a place is a good fit is to explore. At Holy Cross, we’re big advocates of exploration – whether in-person or virtually, spend some time on our campus and see firsthand how welcoming Holy Cross can be. 

Campus Tours and Info Sessions

Virtual Programming

Virtual Tour

Interviews

Application Prep

Important Dates and More Information

First-Year Students

EARLY DECISION

Early Decision I Application Deadline: Nov. 15
Early Decision I Notification Date: Dec.15
Early Decision II Application Deadline: Jan. 15
Early Decision II Notification Date: By Feb. 15

REGULAR DECISION

Application Deadline: Jan. 15
Notification Deadline: Mid-March

Transfer Students

FALL SEMESTER

Application Deadline: April 1
Notification Date: June 1

SPRING SEMESTER

Application Deadline: Nov. 1
Notification Date: Rolling

International Students

EARLY DECISION

Early Decision I Application Deadline: Nov. 15
Early Decision I Notification Date: Dec.15
Early Decision II Application Deadline: Jan. 15
Early Decision II Notification Date: By Feb. 15

REGULAR DECISION

Application Deadline: Jan. 15
Notification Date: Mid-March

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Making the Decision Process Easier

We’ve compiled a few resources to help you decide whether Holy Cross is the best home for your college career.

Beginning the College Search

What We Look For

Tips for Applicants

Standardized Testing Policy

Enrollment Facts and Figures

COVID-19 Consideration

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Nothing Should Stand in the Way of a Bright Future

At Holy Cross, we’re committed to making education affordable and accessible for all by continuing to meet 100% of demonstrated need. Our dedicated team can help navigate your financial options, and make the process easier. 

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Here for You the Whole Way

Meet our team and learn how they support you through the admission process at Holy Cross. 

Request Information

High School Visits

Student Volunteers Opportunities

Senior Interviewers

 

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