Mount Aloysius College

Mount Aloysius College


Mount Aloysius College is a private, comprehensive, Catholic liberal arts college sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy. The College welcomes people of all faith traditions. Established in 1853, Mount Aloysius College offers both undergraduate and graduate education. Since the founding of the College, nearly 17,000 students have become proud Mount Aloysius alumni. The College is committed to providing small class sizes, and students benefit from accessible faculty and staff. Mount Aloysius students come mostly from throughout Pennsylvania and the mid-Atlantic Region. There are approximately 2,500 students enrolled (unduplicated headcount).


Student activities play a distinctive role in personal growth. At Mount Aloysius College, there are approximately 100 organized clubs, groups, honor societies, and an intramural sports program. Activities include a student newspaper, residence hall associations, student government, cheerleading, dance team, scholarship-funded theater and choir programs, and a student activities planning board. Mount Aloysius fun includes social events, intramural sports, athletic events, comedians, live music, theater, educational events, campus forums, and awesome guest lectures.


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  • Phone: 888.823.2220

  • Famous graduates: Patricia Egan Jones,

  • Type of University: Private non-profit college

  • Year founded: 1853

  • Percentage of foreign students: 8%

  • No. of undergraduate students: 2500 Unduplicated, 1000 full time undergraduate

  • No. of postgraduate students: 100

  • International students: 8%

  • Students who received financial aid: 90%

  • Percentage of foreign nationals receiving assistantships: 90%


Free tuition for foreign students

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Standardized Test Requirements

A TOEFL score or IELTS test score is required as part of the application for an individual whose native language is not English or a certificate of completion from an English-medium education system.


For the TOEFL, students must score above a 61 (Internet Based).  For the IELTS a 5.5 is required as the minimum score. However, everyone is reviewed on a case-by-case basis and admission is never guaranteed.


Undergraduate international students who are at a 6.0 on IELTS (or comparable TOEFL, or other scores) and below will be required to take a six (6) credit transition seminar course.   Students who complete English as a Secondary Language Program in the United States or come from an English speaking country are exempt, but might be required to take certain Educational Enrichment courses.


Students in ESL or ELS programs, must surpass specific levels in order to be admitted.

SAT Subject tests Requirement

Mount Aloysius College is a Test Optional College where students are not required to submit scores for the majority of academic programs. Students are required to submit SAT/ACT scores if they wish to be considered for cooperative academic programs in Dental Medicine, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Osteopathic Medicine, Physician Assistant, and Physical Therapy.  Nursing applicants are required to take the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) and submit scores for consideration for direct acceptance into the program. 

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Cost of attendance

Tuition and Fees$22,430
Room and Board$10,338

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Provides sim card to foreign students

Provides guidance to foreign students for housing


AccountingAmerican Sign Language / English Interpreting
BiologyBusiness Administration
Chiropractic (3-1)Communication Studies
CriminologyDental Medicine (4-4 Bachelor/Doctorate)
Education – Early Level (Pre K-4)Education – Middle Level (4-8)
Education – SecondaryEnglish
History/ Political ScienceInformation Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies: Occupational Therapy (Pre-Occupational Therapy studies)Leadership in Health Care
Medical Imaging – Nuclear MedicineMedical Imaging – Radiography (2+2)
Medical Imaging – UltrasonographyNatural Resource Management
Natural ScienceNuclear Medicine (3-1 Bachelor)
Nursing – RN to BSN ProgramNursing (2+2 Associate/Bachelor)
Osteopathic Medicine (4-4 Bachelor/Doctorate)Pharmacy (4-3 Bachelor/Doctorate)
Physical Therapy (Pre-Physical Therapy studies)Physician Assistant (Pre-Physician Assistant studies)
Undeclared & ExploratoryBusiness Administration (Online)
Nursing – RN to BSN ProgramInformation Technology (Hybrid: Online and On-campus)
Business Administration (Masters)Community Counseling (Master)
Applied TechnologyBusiness Administration
Conservation Law EnforcementCriminology
Cybersecurity and Digital ForensicsEarly Childhood Education
Information TechnologyLegal Studies
Liberal ArtsMedical Assistant
Medical Imaging – Radiography (2+2)Medical Imaging – Ultrasonography
Medical Laboratory TechnicianNursing (2+2 Associate/Bachelor)
Physical Therapist AssistantSurgical Technology
DuBoisMedical Imaging – Radiography (DuBois)
Business Administration (Online)Information Technology (Hybrid: Online and On-campus)


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