Here at Mount Aloysius, you’ll get the best of both worlds! Whether you want to spend a weekend exploring some of the best hiking spots Pennsylvania has to offer, or you want to take in the sights and sounds of a Pittsburgh sports team, you’re never too far away. Our proximity to the city also means plenty of extracurricular and academic opportunities for students!

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The best of the great outdoors and city life can be found near campus

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State parks are on our doorstep

State parks are on our doorstep

You’ll find an assortment of beautiful state parks just minutes from Mount Aloysius, including Prince Gallitzin, Blue Knob, Canoe Creek, and Yellow Creek. There are plenty of nearby locations for biking, boating, cross-country skiing, fishing, golfing, hunting, swimming, and more.

Hike, bike, and ski on our scenic campus

Hike, bike, and ski on our scenic campus

For a break from classes or studies, you can hike or ride a mountain bike in the wooded areas around campus. In the spring and summer, toss a frisbee or football on the wide green lawns. In the autumn, jump into piles of leaves or pick apples from the campus orchard. In the winter, you can cross-country ski right out your front door.

Suburban malls, stores, & restaurants

Suburban malls, stores, & restaurants

Mount Aloysius is a center for outdoor life, but the convenience of modern shopping, dining, and entertainment is nearby, too. A fifteen-minute drive in one direction brings you to the city of Altoona. Drive twenty-five minutes in the other direction and you’ll find more shopping, restaurants, theatres, malls and entertainment in the city of Johnstown.

City life is close

City life is close

For the hustle and bustle of an even bigger city, you can zip off to Pittsburgh. Driving an hour and a half west will bring you to the home of the Steelers, Pirates, Penguins, and an endless number of places to go and things to do. Truly, you’ll find the best of all worlds at Mount Aloysius, from the outdoors to the big city.

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