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.

This page contains tuition and fee information for full-time, part-time, and summer session students. You can also estimate your Cost of Attendance with our Net Price Calculator (NPC).

More information about financial aid can be found at www.hcc-nd.edu/financial-aid.
Information on how to pay your bill can be found www.hcc-nd.edu/billing-information.


Full-Time Student


Below are the rates for a full-time student taking 12-19 credit hours per semester for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Full-time Tuition
(12-19 credit hours)
$28,784.00
Annual Comprehensive Student Fee
Covers parking, technology, registration, student activities, and other administrative fees.
$950.00
Annual Room and Board $11,002.00
Annual Health Service Fee
Covers the cost of the onsite clinic available to all students.
$100.00


Part-Time Student


Below are the rates for Part-Time Students. Students registered for 11 credit hours or less per semester are part time.

Per Semester Credit Hour
(11 Credit Hours or less)
$960.00
Part-time Comprehensive Fee
Covers parking, technology, registration, student activities, and other administrative fees.
$350.00
Annual Health Service Fee
Covers the cost of the onsite clinic available to all students.
$50.00


Summer Session


Below are the rates for the Summer Session Tuition and Fees

Summer Semester Per Credit Hour $200.00
Summer Semester Apartment
(Food Service unavailable)
$500.00
Summer Semester Fee $75.00



Additional Fees


Below are some of the additional fees that may appear on your student account. We have provided descriptions for the fees. Please visit the Course Catalog to determine if your course has an associated fee.

Lab/Studio Course Fees
Lab/studio fees are associated with Science and Art courses,
depending on course.
Course fees range between $25.00 and $200.00
Graduation Fee
A one-time fee applied to all students with senior status to help cover the cost of graduation, cap/gown, and some senior week activities.
$125.00
Global Experience Travel Fee
Assessed to students accounts who are traveling to Uganda, India, Peru, etc.
$1,000.00
Instructional Music Courses – Guitar, Piano, and Voice
Fee based on the number of credit hours.
$350.00
SOAR Registration Fee
A onetime fee applied to all incoming Freshman/Transfer student accounts. SOAR is a pre-orientation, which helps students prepare for their transition to college by providing information before Fall Orientation.
$80.00
Late Payment Fee
Assessed to all accounts not paid in full by the August 1 (Fall Semester) and January 1 (Spring Semester) due dates.
$250.00
Late Registration Fee
Assessed to all returning students who are not registered for the following semester by the Fall Semester and Spring Semester due dates.
$250.00
Student Health Insurance Fee
Assessed if student does not have approved health insurance coverage. For more information on the Student Health Insurance Fee please visit: https://www.gallagherstudent.com/students/student-home.php?idField=1371.
$1,692.00