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Tuition & Fees

College is an important investment for you and for your future. At Holy Cross, we award need-based financial aid, which includes scholarships and grants, federal student loans, and federal work-study programs. We’re happy to counsel you and your family on maximizing the payment plan, minimizing alternative loans, and taking advantage of need-based aid.
 

Academic Year 2021 - 2022

Fees Fall 2021 Spring 2022 Total
Tuition 27,900 27,900 55,800
Room 4,400 4,400 8,800
Board 3,640 3,640 7,280
Health Service Fee 185 185 370
Activity Fee 370 - 370
TOTAL
(with Room and Board)
36,495 36,125 72,620
TOTAL
(without Room and Board)
28,455 28,085 56,540
Room Options Fall 2021 Spring 2022 Total
Standard Room 4,400 4,400 8,800
Standard Room w/Bath 4,860 4,860 9,720
Modified Suite 4,860 4,860 9,720
Full Suite 5,090 5,090 10,180
Single Room w/o Bath 5,090 5,090 10,180
Single Room w/ Bath 5,290 5,290 10,580
Apartment 5,500 5,500 11,000
Meal Plan Options Fall 2021 Spring 2022 Total
Resident Meal Plan 3,640 3,640 7,280
Apartment Meal Plan ** 1,500 1,500 3,000

** Available only to those housed in apartments or off-campus students.

Other Fees Full Year First Semester Second Semester
Graduation Fee 150    
Health Insurance $2,753   $1,562
  • Visual Arts fees will be billed and payable as incurred.
  • All students studying at a program that is not administered by the College are required to pay a $500.00 Continuation Fee.
  • The Resident Meal Plan will provide students with the following:
    • Unlimited meals in Kimball Main Dining Room
      8 meal swipes per week at Lower Kimball Food Court
    • $425.00 Dining Dollars per semester to be used in all dining locations
    • All resident students are required to purchase a meal plan and will be automatically assigned to the Resident Meal Plan.
  • The Apartment Meal Plan will provide students with the following:
    • $1,500.00 Dining Dollars per semester to be used in all dining locations
    • Available only to residents of Figge Hall, Williams Hall, or off-campus student.
  • Restrictions on Meal Plans:
    • Dining dollars can be used in Crossroads, Cool Beans, Lobby Shop, Kimball Food Court, CB2 and the D'Agostino Café.
    • They are also accepted at Kimball Main Dining Room.
    • Apartment residents may opt for the $1,500.00 dining dollar plan
    • Off campus students may select any meal plan.
    • All Meal Plans, Guest/Meal Swipes, and Dining Dollars expire at the end of the semester.

Updated: March 2, 2021

 

What is Need-Based Aid?

Holy Cross meets 100 percent of demonstrated need, as calculated according to nationally recognized financial aid criteria. In order to create a truly diversified community, we are committed to bridging the gap between the cost of a Holy Cross education and what you can afford to pay. More than half of Holy Cross students receive some form of need-based financial assistance.

Read more on our Financial Aid website

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Contact Financial Aid
Office of Financial Aid
Hogan Room 314
College of the Holy Cross
1 College Street
Financial Aid
Worcester, MA 01610
Telephone: 
(508) 793-2265