Mount Aloysius College Welcomes Students from Across the Globe

Welcome to our international family! MAC is proud to host scholars from more than 25 countries around the world. We’re so excited to meet you in person, and we hope that you’ll find your experience studying with us to be challenging, enriching, and rewarding.

We’re happy to say that our international students bring exciting and vibrant perspectives to our campus, contributing thoughtful discussions in class and developing strong relationships with their peers and professors. Students have access to a variety of opportunities, including collaborative independent study and many interest-specific classes.

If this sounds like an environment that you would thrive in, we encourage you to apply.

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Programs You May be Interested in:

Mount Aloysius’ business program is ranked in the top 35% in the United States. Students who choose the in-person business administration degree get the benefits of working closely with skilled professors face-to-face in an environment designed to foster growth and learning.

Mount Aloysius offers a top nursing program in PA and has been recognized by Nursing Journal. Our nursing degrees are flexible enough for any student and offer a new career endeavor that is currently in high demand. We offer a variety of options for aspiring nurses, including:

  • 2+2 (Associate/Bachelor)
  • Traditional BSN
  • Second-Degree BSN
  • RN to BSN
  • 1.5-year Prelicensure Program

Blended programs are a convenient way to get an education on your own time, and IT degrees are becoming more demanded by employers.  Students gain real-world experiences during their study and graduates from MAC’s IT program are ready for the workforce.  By learning about corporate digital infrastructure, healthcare, and growing security concerns, students will have a well-rounded education on today’s technological needs.

Learning about Cybersecurity & Digital Forensics in Mount Aloysius College’s dedicated Cybersecurity Lab will give you a new skill set in an upcoming technological workplace. You can become a professional in just 18 months by learning from experienced and highly-trained professors.  With online, hybrid, and flexible classes, this program will fit any schedule.

MAC offers a variety of majors and programs in the humanities or health studies. Take a look to find the perfect fit for your education!

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Learn More About Life at MAC

Life at MAC is more than just studying. Events on campus occur frequently, and often include things like intramural sports, crafts, movie nights, live entertainment, and more. Students are also welcome to join as many clubs and organizations as they would like. Some examples of these include:

  • International Club
  • Multicultural Affairs
  • Athletics
  • Esports
  • Theatre
  • Vox Nova
  • Belltower
  • And More!

Check Out These Helpful Resources!

International Students Guide

Helpful Videos for International Students

What You’ll Need to Apply

We welcome international scholars to apply to begin their studies in either the fall or spring semester. International students follow the same procedures as all freshmen or transfer students. Here’s a list of some of the things you’ll need when applying to MAC:

  • Official secondary school academic records with certified English Translations
  • Official transcripts from other universities you’ve attended
  • For any individuals whose native language is not English: a TOEFL score above 173 (Computer Based) or 61 (Internet Based), an IELTS score above 5.5, or a Duolingo English test score above 85
  • Proof of health insurance
  • Health forms including health history, physical exam, and immunization records
  • For graduate students: two letters of recommendation, a personal goal statement, resume, and undergraduate final transcripts

Still have questions?

A member of the admissions team would love to get connected with you!

Admissions Office

Main Administration Building
7373 Admiral Peary Highway
Cresson, PA 16630