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First Year Application Information
First Year Application Information for International Students
Testing Policy: Holy Cross College will offer test-optional admissions for Fall 2023. Applicants who have taken the ACT and/or SAT are welcome to submit scores, but scores will not be required. More information is available here.
Deadlines: November 1 is the Early Action deadline. Meeting this deadline offers earliest notification of admission and scholarship status. Applications submitted after November 1 will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The Regular Decision application deadline is February 15. Applications submitted on or before this deadline are eligible for maximum merit scholarship consideration.
Transfer Application Information
With generous merit scholarships and credit transfer policies, Holy Cross College is a transfer-friendly option for students looking to complete a degree at a Catholic, liberal arts college offering an education that forms the heart and mind. Apartment-style housing arrangements, with access to a club room, gym, and pool, are popular among transfer students looking for a campus community with high-end amenities.
The diversity of the student body at Holy Cross College is reflected in our broad offering of academic programs and unique enrollment pathways. Although our students are on many different academic journeys, all receive a timeless liberal arts education rooted in the Holy Cross tradition of educating the mind and heart. Our mission is to bring you to the deepest level of understanding of yourself and the world around you. Which academic path will you travel to get there?>
Holy Cross College offers various virtual and on-campus opportunities to learn more about the academic, community, and faith life on our campus. Schedule a meeting with us to better understand the application process and financial aid opportunities. Visit our website to register for an online event or campus tour.
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