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 2,500 students are enrolled.
1,300 Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,200 Part-Time Undergraduate, Graduate Continuing, Education Students and Dual Enrollment Students
Average Freshman Class 387
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 almost 175 faculty members. All classes are taught by professors, not graduate assistants.
Academic Programming Offerings
More than 70 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.
Significant job placement with academic programs after graduation – many boast 99% with nursing and medical imaging being at 100%.
Ninety-nine percent of graduates start graduate school or a job within six months of graduation. The College is one of the Commonwealth’s premier nursing and medical imaging programs with 1/3 or more of the regions nurses and imagers coming from Mount Aloysius College.
Home States & Countries
Our student population is made up of many states including California, Kentucky, Missouri, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware. Several countries are also represented on campus including England, Poland, Macedonia, Ireland, Greece, South Korea and Jamaica.
Approximately 14,500 MAC graduates in leadership positions worldwide.
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 94 percent of our students receive scholarships and financial assistance. Mount Aloysius continues to be the most affordable private college in the region and in the United States North( Top five percent) according to the US News and World Report.