Mount Aloysius College

7373 Admiral Peary Hwy
Cresson, PA 16630
Tel: (814)886-4131
1,647 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 1,647 students (79% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 41%.
Mount Aloysius College is one of 4 community colleges within Cambria County, PA.
The nearest community college is Pennsylvania Highlands Community College (18.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 119 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Mount Aloysius College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 119 staff
59 staff
Mount Aloysius College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,647 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,647 students
1,282 students
Mount Aloysius College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
Mount Aloysius College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,295 students
810 students
Mount Aloysius College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 352 students
1,017 students
Mount Aloysius College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Mount Aloysius College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 1,266 students 784 students
# Graduate Students 29 students 23 students
Mount Aloysius College sch graduate Mount Aloysius College sta graduate
% Hispanic
Mount Aloysius College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Mount Aloysius College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Mount Aloysius College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
Mount Aloysius College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Mount Aloysius College non_resident (2006-2013)
Mount Aloysius College Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.08 0.53
Mount Aloysius College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $20,268 is more than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $20,268 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $20,268 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $20,268 $10,294
Mount Aloysius College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 505 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
Mount Aloysius College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 69%
Mount Aloysius College Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
SAT Total Avg. 1,357
Mount Aloysius College sat total (2006-2013)
SAT Reading 457
Mount Aloysius College sat reading (2006-2013)
SAT Math 455
Mount Aloysius College sat math (2006-2013)
SAT Writing 445
Mount Aloysius College sat writing (2006-2013)
ACT Composite Avg. 19
ACT English 18
ACT Math 18
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $9,412 per year for in-state students and $13,198 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,275 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 0.60, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is The Commonwealth Medical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.