As a Catholic College founded and sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy, Mount Aloysius College provides a setting in which 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 the world community. With emphasis on values of justice, hospitality, mercy, and service, the College's liberal arts core curriculum provides the necessary basis for leadership and the knowledge and skills for success in a wide range of professions. While the academic focus is paramount at Mount Aloysius, the College also considers spiritual, cultural, social and personal growth as essential elements in the development of the student.
Mount Aloysius College serves 1,647 students (78.63% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Mount Aloysius College is one of 4 community colleges within Cambria County