Financial Aid

Education should be accessible to everyone who yearns to discover and pursue their passions, engage in service to others and lead a life of purpose. That core Jesuit belief is one reason why we offer students a robust financial support system that is based on each student’s demonstrated need. Doing so enables us to welcome talented and motivated students whose unique perspectives and contributions strengthen our community.

In order to ensure that a Holy Cross education is accessible to all admitted students, the College is committed to meeting 100 percent of demonstrated need, as calculated according to nationally recognized financial aid criteria.


Fall 2020 Update:

Due to the latest communication from the College that all students will be remote for this fall semester, we anticipate significantly increased call and email volume.  We are just learning of this information ourselves, and we are evaluating the potential impacts to students' bills and financial aid offers.  Therefore, if you have questions as to how this will impact your student's aid eligibility, we are unfortunately not able to answer that question at this time, and we recommend keeping an eye on the College COVID-19 website for the latest updates.

Once we have more definitive details, we will respond to inquiries in the order in which they are received.  As changes are made to students’ financial aid offers, you will receive an updated financial aid notification from our office.

If you have other questions related to outside scholarships, student or parent loans, or other general questions, we can only address those after adjustments are made to the bill and financial aid for the fall semester due to the change to remote learning.  In the meantime, we appreciate your patience as we all work to best serve our students and families.


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Parent Shares Financial Aid Experience

Edmit, an online platform dedicated to demystifying college financing, spoke to a parent about her experience with the Holy Cross Financial Aid office and offered tips for how other parents of Holy Cross students can navigate paying for college. Read her experience »