College of the Holy Cross

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The College of the Holy Cross is a private, coeducational Jesuit liberal arts college located in Worcester, Massachusetts established in 1843. Considered as the oldest Catholic College in New England, and one of the oldest in the United States, Holy Cross is among the nation’s leading liberal arts institutions. Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition. As a liberal arts college, Holy Cross pursues excellence in teaching, learning and research in the arts, humanities, physical sciences and social sciences.