Established in 1853, Mount Aloysius is a comprehensive, liberal arts and science-based institution with a commitment to career-directed study. Rooted in Catholic tradition, Mount Aloysius College is one of 17 Mercy-sponsored colleges, and universities in the United States and is a member of the Conference for Mercy Higher Education. Mount Aloysius College is a caring and just learning community with deep traditions of hospitality and compassion. A co-educational college, Mount Aloysius history as a women’s college is still evident in our interest in the advancement of women. However, the college’s commitment to creating a widely welcoming environment for living, learning and personal development for all is deeply embedded within the culture of the school.