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Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

The value of a Holy Cross College education lies in the way it changes our students lives for the better. Through your personal interaction with caring mentors, the support of a close knit campus community, and the resources of the neighboring University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s College campuses, you will be equipped with skills you need to lead a successful and fulfilling life.

2015-16 Tuition/Fees and Room/Board (Academic Year)

Annual Tuition (Full-time, 12-19 hours)


Annual Room and Board


Annual Comprehensive Fee



Other Fees

     Per semester hour if greater than 19 semester hours


     Part-time per semester hour if less than 12 semester hours


     Part-time comprehensive fees for less than 7 semester hours per semester


     Lab/ Studio Course Fee (typically Science and Art courses)

25.00 - 200.00

     Graduation Fee


     Instructional Music Courses (guitar, piano, voice)


     One semester hour course plus $350.00 course fee


     Two semester hour course plus $700.00 course fee


     Bursar's late payment fee *


     Transcript Fee


Summer Session


     Summer semester tuition per semester hour (Maymester)


  * -A Bursar's late payment fee of $250.00 per semester is charged,  IF payment in full or payment plan is not made until after the due date.  Due dates are, Fall Semester - August 1, and Spring Semester - January 1.


Make an Online Payment through the Portal 

To make payment on your Account Statement follow these steps:

  1. Logon to the Holy Cross College Portal using your first initial/last name and your 9 digit student ID number. 
  2. Under the "Business Office" tab, Click on "Select a Term". Choose "Fall 2014".
  3. Under the "Business Office" tab, Click on "Account Statement - Estimated" tab.

Scroll down and enter the amount you want to pay in the payment box. Click the 'Submit Pay' button and follow the directions from PayPal.


Financing your Out-of-Pocket Expense

Tuition Financing Options Update - 

For the upcoming 2014-2015 academic year, Holy Cross College is pleased to collaborate with Notre Dame Federal Credit Union in building a tuition payment plan.  The plan will include an August 1st payment of one half the amount due for the Fall Semester (and a January 1st payment of one half the amount due for the Spring Semester)  The remainder of the balance will be made in five payments via Notre Dame FCU.  Go to for an application and more details.  Please also check your Holy Cross College student e-mail for any updates.


Terms of Payment

All students are required to pay in full by the first day of the month that classes begin, 'The Original Due Date' of the fall semester is August 1; spring semester January 1.  At least ½ the balance owed must be paid by the original due date. Monthly Payment plans may no longer be arranged through the Bursar’s Office.  However students may still make monthly payments by contacting  Notre Dame Federal Credit Union to set up a plan.   A $250 Bursar's Late Payment Fee will be charged to all student accounts that have not paid in full by the original due dates or have NOT made arrangements to pay monthly through Notre Dame Federal Credit Union.  There are a range of other possible consequences that could result from failure to comply, including but not limited to: student id deactivated, student account suspension, scheduled classes can be dropped, and/or students can be referred for student judiciary action.    

For the Summer Session the entire balance must be paid by the first day of class.

The Holy Cross College student account is available to access on the website portal at:

Forms of payment accepted are Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, cash, an official bank check or money order and by personal check.

A student who is in debt to the college at the completion of any semester is not permitted to register for the subsequent semester, nor entitled to receive an official transcript of credits or grade report.