Established in 1853, Mount Aloysius is a comprehensive, liberal arts and science-based institution with a commitment to career-directed study. Rooted in Catholic tradition, Mount Aloysius College is one of 18 Mercy-sponsored colleges and universities in the United States and is a member of the Conference for Mercy Higher Education.
Approximately 2,000 students are enrolled.
1,200 Full-Time Undergraduate Students
800 Part-Time Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Average Freshman Class 355
Average Transfer Class 200
Average Class Size
Located in scenic Cresson, Pennsylvania, on 193 mountaintop acres adjacent to a small town and U.S. Highway 22.
MAC has 175 faculty members. All classes are taught by professors, not graduate assistants.
Academic Programming Offerings
More than 50 academic program offerings on the undergraduate and graduate levels in Health Sciences and Nursing, Humanities, Education, Social Sciences, Natural and Applied Sciences, Business Administration and Pre-Professional Study. Students may choose from more than 20 concentrations and minors.
- 100 percent placement rate in many fields.
- 99 percent health studies/nursing placement rate.
- Overall, 97 percent of our graduates have a full-time professional career or enroll in law school or graduate school - including graduate school at Mount Aloysius College.
Home States & Countries
Our student population draws from many states including the surrounding states of New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, Ohio, and from states further afield including New England, Missouri, Kentucky, and California. Several countries are also represented on campus including England, Poland, Macedonia, Ireland, Greece, South Korea and Jamaica.
Approximately 13,500 MAC graduates worldwide.
- You can choose from 100 activities, clubs, intramurals, etc.
- Numerous leadership opportunities.
Fully networked campus with high-speed Internet access, 100% wireless access, and an email account for each student and 25 plus Smart Classrooms.
More than 90 percent of our students receive scholarships and financial assistance. We are one of the most affordable private colleges in the U.S.A.