Mount Aloysius College

7373 Admiral Peary Hwy, Cresson, United States
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Overview of Mount Aloysius College

About this school

Mount Aloysius is a private, church-affiliated college. Its 75-acre campus is located in Cresson, 12 miles from Altoona.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,688
    • Men:555 (32.9%)
    • Women:1,133 (67.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Mount Aloysius College is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
3
Academic Electives
3
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
Recommended
Not reported
ACT Only
Recommended
Not reported
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Not used if submitted
Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for advising ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
7373 Admiral Peary Highway
City, State, Zip
Cresson, PA  16630-1999
Phone
(814) 886-6383
Fax
(814) 886-2978
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
61% of 1,748 applicants were admitted
Women
59% of 1,186 applicants were admitted
Men
64% of 562 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
267 (25%) of 1,064 admitted students enrolled
Women
198 (28%) of 705 admitted students enrolled
Men
69 (19%) of 359 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.40
375 And Above
23%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
19%
2.50 - 2.99
15%
2.00 - 2.49
5%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
470-560 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
9%
• Score 500 - 600
53%
• Score 400 - 500
32%
• Score 300 - 400
6%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
470-560 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
13%
• Score 500 - 600
47%
• Score 400 - 500
35%
• Score 300 - 400
4%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
18-22 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
13%
• Score 18 - 23
72%
• Score 12 - 17
15%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $22,430 (58.612940315668446%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,338 (27.014738162433364%)
  • Other Expences: - $2,500 (6.532873419044632%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,000 (7.839448102853559%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Mount Aloysius College accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003302
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
261 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
211 (80.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
211 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
37%
Average Award
$15,500
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 211 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,000
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 211 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,800
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 50 (23.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
50 (19.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,000

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
990 (100.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
776 (78.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
776 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
36%
Average Award
$13,500
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 776 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,800
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 776 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,500
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 214 (27.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
214 (21.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,000

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
86%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$36,899
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music, Performing Arts
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Current Students, Parents of Current Students, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students, Twins

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Not required

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


71

Part-Time Faculty


89

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 30% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 48% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 19% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 64% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 22% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 15% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Mount Aloysius College provides hearing impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


Not reported

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (17)


  • Accounting
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Information Technology
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
  • Social Sciences, Other

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Business Administration

Master's Programs of Study (8)


  • Accounting
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Project Management
  • Psychology--General
  • Social Psychology

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


1,678

Nearest Metropolitan Area


193 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
18.5 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain
153 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
90 mile(s) from campus in Pittsburgh
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Cresson
Nearest Train Station
25 mile(s) from campus in Johnstown

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


38% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


62%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Mounties
School Colors
Navy blue, silver, and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, football, skiing (cross-country), skiing (downhill), table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Mount Aloysius College offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, student government, campus activity board, student athletic advisory committee, spirit team, dance team

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


999

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,688
Women
1,133
Men
555

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.7% Asian
  • 2.9% Black/African-American
  • 1.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 82.4% White
  • 12.4% Unknown

International Students


4.2%

Average Age


25

Number of Graduate Students


52

Student Resources

Study resources