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The best way to experience Holy Cross is to visit the campus and meet with us.

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Deadlines

Nov. 22

Deadline for On-Campus Interviews (early decision)

Dec. 15

Postmark Deadline to apply Early Decision.

Jan. 15

Postmark Deadline to apply Regular Decision

Academic Programs & Majors

Holy Cross offers 27 majors and 12 minors in the fields of science, math, humanities, social sciences, and the arts. You can also explore interdisciplinary options and career-focused programs, or design a major suited to your interests.

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Montserrat

All first-year students participate in Montserrat, a unique program that integrates living, learning, and doing. Encompassing broad, complex concepts such as “Global Society” and “The Natural World,” Montserrat encourages collaboration, dialogue, and critical analysis — and helps foster a vibrant and engaged learning community.
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Burke Magnus '88

ESPN Executive

Burke Magnus '88 owes the career he loves to the communication skills he honed at Holy Cross. Now ESPN's...

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Bernadette Semple '82

U.S. Navy Commander

Burnadette Semple ;82 takes command of situations - enthusiastically. A form U.S. Navy...

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Holy Cross Blogs

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25 Jun 2015Some of our Favorites

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  Did you know that Worcester is the second-largest city in New England?  Of its 185,000 residents, students make up about one-fifth of the population, with 38,000...


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2 Jun 2015Say Hello to our Summer Tour Guides!

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Happy June, everyone!  It has been quiet here in Fenwick Hall these past few weeks, especially with the semester ending and our seniors graduating (congratulations, Class of...


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1 May 2015Happy May Day!

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In some parts of the world, May 1 is known as May Day.  It is a time of celebration to honor spring, with dancing around a maypole, spending time outside, and enjoying the...


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30 April 2015Why I Chose Holy Cross (Part 2)

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      Here are responses from two more students on why they decided to come to the College of the Holy Cross! Natalie: During the college process, I wanted to...


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29 April 2015Why I Chose Holy Cross (Part 1)

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  Since the May 1 National Enrollment Deadline is this Friday, I asked some of my social media interns to write about their decision to attend the College of the Holy...


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24 April 2015An Over-Due Post on Open House

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What a success! Last Sunday we hosted our Accepted Students’ Open House program and had a fantastic day!   Here were some of the highlights of the program: –...


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17 April 2015April Events!

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    Today is April 17th.  It could just be any other Friday, but on Mt. St. James, today is important for a few reasons. First of all, it’s the last work day...


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8 April 2015What To Do if You Have Been Placed on the Waitlist

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  As I have mentioned in earlier posts, this year we received over 6,700 applications for ultimately about 750 spots.  That means that we had more qualified candidates than...


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2 April 2015April Showers (of SaderSelfies)…

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  …bring May flowers (a.k.a. the Class of 2019)!         I am so excited for the month of April!  The days are getting warmer and longer, the snow is...


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20 March 2015Decisions, Decisions

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    Over 6,700 prospective students, over 50 days of reading and deliberating files, over 115 inches of snow, and today Committee is OVER.  And what a Committee it...


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