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Mount Aloysius College, established in 1853, is one of 17 colleges and universities operating under the auspices of the Sisters of Mercy. The College is located in the Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania, only 90 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh and 60 minutes from State College.
Mount Aloysius offers a values-based liberal arts education and strong career-oriented degree programs that are in demand. The College’s programs in Business, Education, Health Sciences, Natural and Applied Sciences, and Nursing are exceptional. With nearly 17,000 alumni worldwide, Mount Aloysius graduates are part of a proud tradition—now over 169 years old—that combines community service, personal development, and academic excellence. Well-rounded campus life includes 15 NCAA Division III sports, over 100 student-run clubs, and the pristine beauty of a 193-acre campus in Cresson, Pennsylvania.
Mount Aloysius, a college with a student population of approximately 2,500, has several hallmarks: small classes; dedicated, caring professors; and excellent job placement after graduation. You won’t be just another number here.
Mount Aloysius offers a wide variety of sought-after health and non-health majors to meet the needs of its students and society. With its distinguished history in the fields of nursing and health sciences education, Mount Aloysius is home to the Commonwealth’s most robust and leading Medical Imaging program. Our premier Nursing program offers the latest simulation technology for our students, who continually surpass the national average on the NCLEX exams. Our Surgical Technology program is ranked in the top 10 nationwide. Biology graduates are enrolling in medical school, and Medical Imaging/Ultrasonography students are being trained on the latest technology used in hospitals across the country.
The Learning Center for Health Science and Technology in Pierce Hall was recently transformed to be a leading location for learning and medical technology labs. It boasts state-of-the-art simulation labs in 18,500 square feet of new space and 26,000 square feet of renovated space.
Mount Aloysius College offers financial assistance to 98% of our students and was recently named one of 100 “best value” colleges in the country. Mount Aloysius is also a College of Distinction and a Pennsylvania College of Distinction, and three separate academic areas—Business, Education, and Nursing—have also earned College of Distinction status.