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Mount Aloysius College

Mount Aloysius College
7373 Admiral Peary Highway
Cresson, PA 16630-1999

Fax number: (814) 886-6441
Screen last updated on: February 2024
Year established: 1939
Type of school: private (nonprofit)
Programs: 4-year undergraduate, upper division, graduate school
Religious affiliation: yes
Campus enrollment: 2,752 students
Coeducational information: coeducational institution
Location description: in or near a small town (pop. 5,000-25,000)

Street address: Mount Aloysius College
7373 Admiral Peary Highway
Cresson, PA 16630-1999
Mailing address: Mount Aloysius College
7373 Admiral Peary Highway
Cresson, PA 16630-1999
Main telephone numbers: 814 886-6383 6383
814 886-6441 (fax)

Main homepage:

FICE number: 00330200

Mount Aloysius is a private, church-affiliated college. Its 193-acre campus is located in Cresson, 12 miles from Altoona.

Welcome to Mount Aloysius College! We are a comprehensive co-educational college offering associate, baccalaureate and masters degrees. Located in the Allegheny Mountains of west central Pennsylvania, our expansive campus blends stately nineteenth century architecture with modern facilities, athletic fields and high tech capabilities. Come and visit!

Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mount Aloysius offers strong career-oriented programs in a setting where students are encouraged to synthesize faith with learning, to develop competence with compassion, to put talents and gifts at the service of others and to begin to assume leadership in a global community. 72% of all classes have between 9 and 30 students; 20 % have 8 or fewer students. Faculty are noted for their student-centered attitudes. We boast of a 97% job placement rate for graduates.

Mount Aloysius College is startlingly affordable! Our tuition and fee structure is among the least expensive of private colleges and universities in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Check for yourself. In addition, more than 90% of our students receive financial aid! We are committed to making a values-based education accessible to all students.

This web site gives you a virtual view of the opportunities that await students at Mount Aloysius College. We invite you to come and visit us in person, tour the campus, talk to faculty and students! Explore the possibilities of learning in a small values-based environment that provides professional preparedness with a personal touch.
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