College of the Holy Cross
SAT/ACT mins: The submission of standardized testing is optional. A number of factors are considered in our evaluation, with the greatest weight being placed on the candidates academic record. Admission to Holy Cross is highly selective.
SAT or ACT Scores must not be more than: Five years old, and the submission of test scores is optional.
LSP Application deadline: Early Decision deadline is November 15. Early Decision is a binding program for students who have identified Holy Cross as their first choice college. Regular decision is December 15.
Where to find application: Applicants should submit their application through the Common Application https://www.commonapp.org/CommonApp/default.aspx
Freshmen class report date: Late August.
Yellow Ribbon participant: Yes.
Will you cover difference between tuition minus GI Bill and cost of in state "state" school tuition? Or do you want to keep it to in-state residents? Tuition and fees are the same for in-state and out-of-state students.
Do you want to donate additional money to each applicant should the need arise? There is one full tuition scholarship designated for a former Marine. In addition, Holy Cross offers need-based aid to who qualify. We meet the full need of every student admitted, and we are nee blind in the admissions process.
Processing fees: $60.
All majors open to Marines? Yes, decisions about majors are made in the sophomore year.
Recognize AA degree or any college course work: Yes. Credit is evaluated on a course-by-course basis.
Recognize awarding of college credits via alternative means, e.g., DANTES or CLEP: Yes. Holy Cross awards credit for Advanced Placement exam scores of 4 or 5, or for International Baccalaureate Higher level exam scores of 6 or 7.
Additional information: The admissions process at Holy Cross is both competitive and highly personalized. Every application is read by two members of the admission staff, and every application is presented to the admissions committee for careful consideration. Past academic performance, leadership, maturity, aptitude and potential for growth are important factors in our evaluation.