Admissions & Aid

Like just about everything at Holy Cross, the admissions process is all about who you are as an individual. It’s time to start your application — and we’re ready to help.

Visit Us Virtually

While campus tours and other visits are suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, we are offering many virtual opportunities for you to experience our campus. Learn more » 

COVID-19 Considerations

The college search process can be frustrating — and current circumstances make it even more challenging. We understand that your educational opportunities have been disrupted by COVID-19. Please read on to find answers to some frequently asked questions. We hope this information provides some clarity during these unpredictable times. Read the frequently asked questions »


Guided campus tours are currently suspended due to the pandemic, but we have introduced many opportunities for you to learn more about Holy Cross, including self-guided tours and virtual visiting options. 

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Take the first step toward joining the Holy Cross family by starting your online application. We look forward to getting to know you!

What We Look For

Holy Cross seeks to enroll dynamic students who pursue their passions with intensity, excel academically, and challenge themselves in and out of the classroom. Learn about recommended courses and activities, as well as how to represent your accomplishments in our application materials.

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Want to learn more about Holy Cross and our Admissions process?

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Our admissions staff members are available to help guide students through the application process. If you have questions or need some help, we’re ready and willing to assist you.
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A full breakdown of the costs associated with your Holy Cross education.
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Holy Cross boasts a financial aid policy that few colleges can match: We meet 100 percent of a student’s demonstrated need, as calculated according to nationally recognized financial aid criteria.