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This is where your success skyrockets.

At College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, your pursuit of knowledge and passion for service intersect, creating transformative experiences that transcend the classroom and shape your future success.

From the first time you hear about us to the day you graduate, you’ll be surrounded by a supportive group of mentors and peers dedicated to helping you find your place in the world. As the only Jesuit institution in the country to focus solely on undergraduate education, you’ve come to the ideal place to nurture your intellectual curiosity and cultivate a profound sense of purpose.




More than 100 clubs and organizations for you to join

Meet and interact with students from 47 states and 22 countries

Located in Worcester, the second-largest city in New England. A true college town with a student population of 35K across 8 colleges and universities

Centered around the liberal arts, our curriculum is built for discovery

Research and exploration opportunities allow you to get out of the classroom to find solutions for the complex challenges in our world

Lively academic discourse in classes with an average number of 19 students

The average starting salary for 2022 graduates is $64,235

70% of the Class of 2022 survey respondents were employed full-time within six months after graduation

You’ll have the support of a powerful alumni network in whatever field you choose

What are some of the ways we care about our students’ success? We’re glad you asked.

on Money Magazine's list of "Best Value Liberal Arts Colleges"


on the Institute for International Education's list of long-term study-abroad programs


on Niche's List of 2022 Best Colleges in America


Starting from day one, you’ll be encouraged to pursue your passions and think critically about the world. As a Jesuit institution, we focus on educating the whole person—intellectually, spiritually, and physically (mind, body, spirit). From the range of academic opportunities to encourage students from all financial backgrounds to go after their goals, College of the Holy Cross is dedicated to you.

Learn more about how we bring hope to a world in need through the holistic education we provide our students. Become a successful, well-rounded, globally-connected individual.

As you can see, we take our students' journey and success seriously.

"I chose Holy Cross because I could see that the heart of the school is its incredible student community, and everyone here made sure I felt like a part of it even before I enrolled."

- John M. Washington, D.C.