Mount Aloysius College

7373 Admiral Peary Hwy
Cresson, PA 16630-1999
Tel: (814)886-4131
1,867 students
Private not-for-profit
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.
School Highlights
Mount Aloysius College serves 1,867 students (69% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Mount Aloysius College is one of 4 community colleges within Cambria County, PA.
The nearest community college is Pennsylvania Highlands Community College (18.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 118 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Mount Aloysius College (PA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Private for-profit
Total Faculty 118 staff 24 staff

Student Body

The student population of 1,867 has grown by 22% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,867 students 371 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 16:1 24:1
# Full-Time Students 1,296 students 341 students
# Part-Time Students 571 students 148 students
# Undergraduate Students 1,251 students 335 students
# Graduate Students 45 students 13 students
Total Dormitory Capacity 540 300
% Hispanic
1%
6%
% Black
1%
13%
% White
80%
64%
% Unknown races
18%
14%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.36 0.55

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $19,520 is more than the state average of $13,356. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $19,520 is more than the state average of $14,930. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $19,520 $13,356
Out-State Tuition Fees $19,520 $14,930
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100% 95%
Percent Admitted 74% 85%
SAT Total Avg. 1,357
1,347
SAT Reading 457 457
SAT Math 455 455
SAT Writing 445 435
ACT Total Avg. 55
57
ACT Composite 19 19
ACT English 18 18
ACT Math 18 20
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,727 per year for in-state students and $13,093 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,744 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pennsylvania community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is The Art Institute of Philadelphia. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.