Explore Mount Aloysius College by the numbers and discover why each year hundreds of students from coast to coast are calling Mount Aloysius home.

In the classroom, on the sports field, and in the community, students are breaking records, making history, and changing lives.

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A Variety to Choose From

From the sciences to the arts, there are a wide variety of majors and programs that Mountie undergraduate and graduate students can choose from. Students are given every opportunity to expand their horizons, discover their interests, and explore their passions.

Mount Aloysius At A Glance


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Mount Aloysius College traces its Mercy heritage to the small community of sisters who were sent to Pittsburgh in 1843. The Academy, built in 1853, was moved to its present site in 1897. In 1939 Mount Aloysius Junior College was founded. In 1991, Mount Aloysius amended its charter and scope of programs to include bachelor degrees. In the Spring of 2000, the College’s charter was again amended to include master’s degrees. Today, Mount Aloysius College is a vibrant leader in higher education.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Mount Aloysius is dedicated to ensuring that a quality higher education is never out of reach. That’s why 99% of our students receive some sort of financial aid, whether that be in the form of loan, grant, or scholarship.

  • Average annual aid package = $12,000.00
  • Up to $72,000.00 in aid over 4 year period
  • 90+ endowed scholarships
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Located in Cresson, PA

70 miles east of Pittsburgh
10+ restaurants within 1.5 miles of campus

About Our Campus


Newly Renovated Simulation Labs


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History & Heritage of Mount Aloysius College

Additional Facts

  • We are test optional
  • 17,000+ alumni in leadership roles all over
  • 100+ clubs and activities
  • 1,000 full-time undergraduate students
  • 387 average freshman class size

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