2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$21,793

Net Price

92%

Admitted

21%

Enrolled

54%

Graduation Rate

11/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Mount Aloysius College

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 2,706. In 2021, there were 18 psychology and social work graduates.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master

Psychology Graduates

18

Total Enrollment

2,706

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Mount Aloysius College offers General Psychology at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers General Psychology and Mental Health Counseling.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMA
General Psychology121
Mental Health Counseling5
Total Graduates126
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 1,403 students applied to the Mount Aloysius College. The university admitted 92% and 21% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Pennsylvania universities is 6,852. On average, all Pennsylvania institutions admit 77% and 23% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Mount Aloysius College students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 69%. Compared to all Pennsylvania four or more years colleges, the percentage is 75%.

The overall graduation rate for Mount Aloysius College is 54%, compared to 66% for all Pennsylvania universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 48%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare MAC to Pennsylvania Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Mount Aloysius College to the average of all Pennsylvania four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

MAC

1,403

Applicants

92%

Percent Admitted

21%

Percent Enrolled

69%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

54%

Graduation Rate

PA Colleges

6,852

Applicants

77%

Percent Admitted

23%

Percent Enrolled

75%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

66%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 57 or 38% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 94 or 62% part-time faculty members employed at Mount Aloysius College. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 57 or 38%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

MAC

11 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

38%

Percent Full-Time

62%

Percent Part-Time

38%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

PA Colleges

13 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

52%

Percent Full-Time

48%

Percent Part-Time

51%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Mount Aloysius College the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $23,590, and the average cost for books and supplies is $2,500.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $15,660 and the average cost for graduate fees is $650.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Mount Aloysius College in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Mount Aloysius College2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$11,634
On-Campus Living Expenses$3,000
Total Living Expenses$14,634
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$23,590
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$2,500
Total Undergraduate Expenses$40,724
In-State, Graduate Tuition$15,660
In-State, Graduate Fees$650
Total Graduate Expenses$16,310
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Mount Aloysius College is $21,793. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Mount Aloysius College to all Pennsylvania universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

MAC

$40,724

Cost to Attend

$12,003

Average Financial Aid

97%

Percent Receiving Aid

$21,793

Net Price

PA Colleges

$45,060

Cost to Attend

$18,452

Average Financial Aid

92%

Percent Receiving Aid

$21,691

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 229 or 97%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 963 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $12,003.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid963$12,003
Pell Grants396$4,299
Federal Student Loans874$7,460
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Mount Aloysius College to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

MAC

963

Grant or Scholarship Aid

43%

Grants or Scholarships

396

Number of Pell Grants

18%

Pell Grants

874

Federal Student Loans

39%

Federal Student Loans

PA Colleges

3,134

Grant or Scholarship Aid

49%

Grants or Scholarships

1,217

Number of Pell Grants

19%

Pell Grants

2,090

Federal Student Loans

32%

Federal Student Loans

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