Mount Aloysius College

Overview of Mount Aloysius College

Mount Aloysius College is in a town not far from a more urbanized area, in Cresson, PA. The school has a Roman Catholic religious affiliation. Mount Aloysius College is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at the school earn degrees up to the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

There are more programs of study at Mount Aloysius College than you'll find at most colleges of similar size. The most common major fields study at the school include nursing and emergency medicine.

Mount Aloysius College Selectivity

Mount Aloysius College does not admit all applicants. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007-2008 was 390 to 490 for students at the school. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 400 and 500.


Some professors at Mount Aloysius College are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.

Student Body

The school, in 2007-2008, had 1,595 students (1,418 full-time equivalent). The student body at Mount Aloysius College is essentially female.

Student Life

The school makes available student meal plans. Athletic teams at Mount Aloysius College belong to the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference, Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference, Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference for major sports.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Mount Aloysius College is to respond to individual and community needs with quality programs of education in the tradition of the Religious Sisters of Mercy. Each student will have the opportunity to acquire knowledge and to develop values, attitudes, and competencies necessary for lifelong learning within an environment which reflects a liberal arts orientation and a Catholic, Judeo-Christian heritage."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Mount Aloysius College

Mount Aloysius College
7373 Admiral Peary Hwy
Cresson , PA 16630-1999
General Phone: (814) 886-4131

Mount Aloysius College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine120registered nursing
Medical Support and Technology85medical assistant, allied health and medical assisting, radiation therapist, surgical tech
Liberal Arts55sign language translation, English, general studies, liberal arts and humanities, social studies
Business and Management32business management, accounting
Education and Teaching21kindergarten/preschool teaching, early childhood education
Security and Law Enforcement19corrections, criminal justice and administration, corrections administration
Therapy and Counseling13psychology, physical therapist assistant
Medical Administration7health care administration
Computer Science and Engineering4information technology
Science3biological and biomedical sciences
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy3occupational therapist assistant
Law2legal assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Mount Aloysius College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree15813
Associate's degree18913
Master's degree163
Award of less than 1 academic year11

Mount Aloysius College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Mount Aloysius College had a total enrollment of 1,595 students (1,418 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 27%
Women 73%
Full-Time 97%
Part-Time 3%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 97%
Graduate 3%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 70%
Black 2%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 26%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 27%
20-21 22%
22-24 14%
25-29 12%
30-34 6%
35-39 6%
40-49 8%
50-64 2%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York2%
New Jersey1%

Mount Aloysius College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 67 %
Part-Time 69 %

Mount Aloysius College Room and Board (2007)

Mount Aloysius College offers campus housing for 344 of its 1,418 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Cresson, Pennsylvania for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Pennsylvania Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Mount Aloysius College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal390490
SAT Math400500
SAT Writing390490
ACT Verbal1521
ACT Math1619
ACT Composite1620

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT79%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT28%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Mount Aloysius College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 16,580
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 16,580
Room and board $ 6,950
Room charge $ 3,520
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,430
Books and supplies $ 1,600
Other expenses $ 3,000

Financial Aid:
Mount Aloysius College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 330200)

Mount Aloysius College Faculty

Mount Aloysius College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*1*
Associate professorcalendar year1*0*
Assistant professorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*2*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year3$68,8620*
Associate professoracademic year0*5$60,757
Assistant professoracademic year12$48,72324$50,577
Instructoracademic year3$34,37111$43,677
All faculty totalacademic year18$49,68840$49,952

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Mount Aloysius College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference
Baseball Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference
Track Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference

Mount Aloysius College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Technology

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Social Sciences, Other

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections Administration
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant
Psychology, General

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What Sets Mount Aloysius College Apart:

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checked Roman Catholic affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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