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Mount Aloysius College

Mount Aloysius College

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Uni facts

  • Cresson, USA
  • University type: Private
  • Rank: 6799
  • Program types Associate degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees
  • Programs total 42
  • Acceptance rates 73%
  • Nationalities -
  • International Students -

Study abroad at Mount Aloysius College

Mount Aloysius College is a small, private liberal arts college sponsored by the Catholic Religious Sisters of Mercy, offering both undergraduate and graduate education.

It’s situated in the Laurel Highlands, in the heart of Pennsylvania’s southern Allegheny Mountains. The 193-acre campus is surrounded by mountains, streams, forests and lakes, and offers students countless recreational activities.

The College offers more than 70 academic programs at undergraduate and graduate level in areas including health sciences and nursing, humanities, education, social sciences, natural and applied sciences, business administration and pre-professional study.

Mount Aloysius College participates in the NCAA Division III, and students are able to compete in 14 different sports including baseball, softball, basketball, golf, and tennis.

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Why study at Mount Aloysius College?

  • Staff student ratio

    An 11:1 student to teacher ratio ensures students’ learning is personalized

  • High job placement

    99% job placement in certain health majors

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Life as an international student

The College is committed to providing small class sizes and students benefit from accessible faculty and staff. Mount Aloysius students are diverse, but committed to the same core values: mercy, service, justice, and hospitality.

There are plenty of opportunities to get involved on campus, with numerous clubs and organizations, honor societies and outdoor activities to help international students integrate with college life.

The College’s Student Success and Advising Office is committed to combining education for life with preparation for professional excellence. This office closely monitors students’ academic performance to ensure they’re achieving academic goals.

Student life & facilities

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  • Praying Rooms
    • Workshops
    • Chaplaincy
    • Group Praying Rooms
  • Library
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Physiotherapy
    • Travel Vaccinations
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Baseball Pitches 1
    • No. of Golf Coursenumber 1
    • No. of Tennis Courts
    • No. of Basketball Courts 1
    • No. of volleyball courtsnumber 1
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants 1
    • Cafe’s 1
  • Fitness Centre
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Dance Studio
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organisations 50
  • Transport
    • Campus parking
  • Sports Facilities
    • Sport facilities 2
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches 1
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support

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Fees and funding

Mount Aloysius College is a small, private, accessible, and affordable liberal arts college sponsored by the Catholic Religious Sisters of Mercy.

More than 94 percent of students receive scholarships and financial assistance. Mount Aloysius continues to be the most affordable private college in the region, and in the northern United States (Top five percent) according to the US News and World Report.

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Undergraduate Tuition: $21,870 (Liberal Arts) - 23,890 (Science) - 24,690 (Nursing) / year Postgraduate Tuition - $15,290 / year

Residential Student gets $10,000 once accepted (live on campus and under 23 years old) $1,500 residential grant

Students above the age of 23 live off campus and get a $6,000 merit scholarship and $1,000 commuter grant.

Biology $1,000 History / Political Private High School gets $2,000

Case by case basis.

Graduate students have to apply for assistantships, most can get full tuition and stipend.


Mount Aloysius College

7373 Admiral Peary Hwy, Cresson, PA 16630, USA

Mount Aloysius College is located in scenic Cresson, Pennsylvania. The college sits on top of Cresson Mountain. Mount Aloysius College is nestled in the Allegheny Mountains, between Altoona and Johnstown

  • from Pittsburgh

    1.5 hours

  • from the Commonwealth's Capital of Harrisburg

    2 hours

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Visa requirements for Mount Aloysius College

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

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