Mount Aloysius College

Cresson, PA 16630
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Mount Aloysius College is one of the one hundred nine private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Pennsylvania. The campus is located in Cresson town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,740 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 267 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 158 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 59%). Every year 43% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Mount Aloysius College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $21,230, and fees were $1,200. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $21,230 and $1,200 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Town
Number of Students1,740
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate59%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 18 67
Bachelor's degree 9 69
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 89.6%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1943 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1974 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
03/01/1996 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT940 to 1120
ACT18 to 22
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates $30

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$800/credit
In State Students$800/credit
Out of State Students$800/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$790/credit
In State Students$790/credit
Out of State Students$790/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $36,000 $36,000 $36,000
ADN 70 $56,000 $56,000 $56,000
BSN 125 $100,000 $100,000 $100,000
FNP 50 $39,500 $39,500 $39,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 97% of Mount Aloysius College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 43% $4,021
Other Federal Grant 34% $927
State Grant & Scholarships 61% $4,659
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 96% $7,739
Federal Student Loans 83% $5,292
Private Loans 23% $8,597


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$21,889
$30,001 to $48,000$19,518
$48,001 to $75,000$17,989
$75,001 to $110,000$24,881
Over $110,000$25,824

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Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing.

Mount Aloysius College
7373 Admiral Peary Hwy
Cresson, PA 16630

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