Campus life
Campus life

The Monitor's 2017 annual listing of Catholic institutions of higher learning...

Alvernia University
Reading, PA


Address:  400 Saint Bernardine St., Reading, PA 19607-1799

Campus setting: City

Contact:  610-796-8269

Cabrini College
Radnor, PA

Founded: 1957

Affiliation: Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus


Address: 610 King of Prussia Rd., Radnor, PA 19087-3698

Enrollment: 2150

Campus size: 112 acres

Contact: Admissions –  610-902-8753

Caldwell University
Caldwell, NJ

Founded:  1939

Affiliation:  Sisters of St. Dominic of Caldwell


Address:  120 Bloomfield Ave., Caldwell, NJ

Campus size:  70 acres

Contact: 973-618-3500

Canisius College
Buffalo, NY

Founded: 1870

Affiliation: Jesuit


Address: 2001 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14208

Enrollment: 3,900

Campus size: 72 acres

Contact:  Admissions – 716-888-2200; 800-843-1517


Carlow University
Pittsburgh, PA


Address: 3333 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA

Enrollment: 2,254

Campus setting: City

Contact: 800-333-2275

Chestnut Hill College
Philadelphia, PA

Founded:  1924

Affiliation:  Sisters of St. Joseph


Address:  9601 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19118

Campus size:  75 acres

Contact: 215-248-7001

College of Mount Saint Vincent
Bronx, NY

Founded: 1847

Affiliation: Catholic


Address: 6301 Riverdale Ave., Riverdale, NY 10471

Enrollment: 1,800

Campus size: 70 acres

Contact: Admissions – 718-405-3223

College of Notre Dame of Maryland
Baltimore, MD


Address: 4501 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21210-2476

Enrollment: 800

Campus setting: City

Contact: 410-435-0100

College of Saint Elizabeth
Morristown, NJ

Founded: 1899

Affiliation: Sisters of Charity


Address: 2 Convent Rd., Morristown, NJ 07960-6989

Campus size: 200 acres

Contact: 800-210-7900

DeSales University
Center Valley, PA

Founded: 1964

Affiliation: Salesian


Address:  2755 Station Ave., Center Valley, PA 18034

Campus size:  480 acres

Contact:  Admissions – 610-282-1100 ext. 1277

Dominican College
Orangeburg, NY


Address: 470 Western Hwy., Orangeburg, NY 10962

Campus setting: Suburb

Contact:  845-359-7800

Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA

Founded:  1878

Affiliation:  Spiritan (Holy Spirit Fathers, formerly Holy Ghost Fathers)


Address:  600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15282

Campus size:  50 acres

Contact: 412-396-5211

D’Youville College
Buffalo, NY

Founded:  1908

Affiliation:  Catholic


Address:  320 Porter Ave., Buffalo, NY 14201

Campus size:  7 acres

Contact: 716-829-7600

Felician University
Rutherford, NJ

Founded:  1942

Affiliation:  Felician Sisters


Address:  One Felician Way, Rutherford, NJ 07070

Campus size:  40 acres across two locations

Contact: 201-355-1465

Life at Felician University is anchored in the classroom, with outstanding professors, interesting courses, and challenging, hands-on learning experiences. What are you going to study? Choose from a broad selection of majors, minors and concentrations in the arts and sciences, business, nursing and education.

You will sense a commitment to you that is deeply rooted in our Catholic/Franciscan spirit, which embodies our love of learning, commitment to service and respect for all creation. Diversity is central to student learning at Felician University. You will find a comfortable and inclusive setting where you will become prepared for an increasingly complex and diverse society.

The best way to experience our Felician University spirit is to visit us – tour our residence halls, meet students or attend an athletic event. We have 14 Golden Falcon men’s and women’s teams participating in NCAA Division II sports.

Fordham University
Bronx, NY

Founded:  1841

Affiliation:  Jesuit


Address:  441 East Fordham Rd., Bronx, NY 10458

Campus size:  93 acres across two locations

Contact:  Admissions – 718-817-4000

Franciscan University of Steubenville
Steubenville, OH

Founded: 1946

Affiliation: Franciscan Friars


Address: 1235 University Blvd., Steubenville, OH, 43952

Enrollment: 2,450

Campus size: 252 acres

Contact: Admissions – 800-783-6220;

Gannon University
Erie, PA

Founded: 1925

Affiliation: Roman Catholic


Address: 109 University Square, Erie, PA 16541

Enrollment: 4,343

Campus size: 13 acres

Contact: Admissions – 800-426-6668

Georgetown University
Washington, D.C. 20057

Founded: 1789

Affiliation: Jesuit


Address: 3700 O St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20057

Enrollment: 6,346 undergraduate; 5871 – graduate students

Campus size: 60 acres

Admissions: Office of Undergraduate Admissions (202) 687.3600 or (202) 687.0100

Georgian Court University
Lakewood, NJ

Founded: 1908

Affiliation: Roman Catholic (Mercy Institution)


Address: 900 Lakewood Ave., Lakewood, NJ 08701

Enrollment: 2,302

Campus size: 156 acres

Contact: Steven Lambert, Director of Undergraduate Admissions, 732-987-2745

Georgian Court University is a coeducational, diverse, forward-thinking institution where you will experience a comprehensive liberal arts education in the Roman Catholic tradition. GCU students learn to expand possibility while fostering their unique gifts and becoming more engaged citizens of the world. GCU is a place where students will learn the Mercy core values of integrity, respect, compassion, justice, and service.

The university, which maintains a historic special concern for women, welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds and offers a curriculum that is broad enough to be truly liberal, yet specialized enough to prepare you for graduate study or an exceptional career.

Georgian Court University is set on a magnificent 156-acre estate and is conveniently located one hour from New York City and Philadelphia and only 15 minutes from the Jersey Shore. The campus borders Lake Carasaljo, and is both a National Historic Landmark and a National Arboretum.

Gwynedd-Mercy University
Gwynedd Valley, PA

Founded: 1948

Affiliation: Catholic, Sisters of Mercy


Address: 1325 Sumneytown Pike, P.O. Box 901, Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437

Enrollment: 2,500

Campus size: 160 acres

Contact: Admissions –  800-342-5462

Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1948, Gwynedd-Mercy University is a coeducational institution offering more than 40 associate, bachelors and masters and doctorate degree programs. GMercyU prepares students to become top professionals in the fields of education, nursing, allied health, business, and the arts & sciences.

Situated on 160 private acres just 30 minutes from Philadelphia, students enjoy the best of all worlds.  They can enjoy a beautiful campus, complete with four residence halls, 19 NCAA Division III athletic teams, and many clubs and service opportunities, as well as take advantage of everything Philadelphia has to offer.  Students also benefit from generous scholarships and access to other financial aid.  In 2016, 100% of first-time, full-time students received some form of financial aid.

Hilbert College
Hamburg, NY


Address: 5200 S. Park Ave., Hamburg, NY 14075-1597

Enrollment: 1,012

Campus setting: Suburb

Contact: 716-649-7900

Holy Family University
Philadelphia, PA

Founded:    1954

Affiliation:  Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth


Address:  9801 Frankford Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19114

Campus size:  138 acres over four locations

Admissions: 215-637-3050

Immaculata University
Immaculata, PA

Founded: 1920

Affiliation: Immaculate Heart of Mary


Address: 1145 King Rd., P.O. Box 642, Immaculata, PA 19345

Enrollment: 900 traditional undergraduates, 600 adult undergraduates, 1,000+ graduate students

Campus size: 375 acres

Contact: Admissions –  610-647-4400

Iona College
New Rochelle, NY

Founded: 1940

Affiliation: Congregation of Christian Brothers


Address: 715 North Ave., New Rochelle, NY 10801

Enrollment: 3,329

Campus size: 45 acres

Contact:  Admissions –  800-231-4662

Iona College is a diverse community of learners and scholars dedicated to academic excellence in the tradition of the Christian Brothers and American Catholic Higher Education. Iona is a medium-sized, co-ed Catholic college situated on 45 acres in suburban New Rochelle, N.Y., just 20 miles from Midtown Manhattan. There are 3,329 undergraduate students who study in over 40 majors and the overall student-teacher ratio is 15:1. In recent years, the College has been transformed with the addition of a student union, enhanced athletics facilities, expanded and renovated main library, and two new residence halls. The College offers a robust study abroad program, exceptional internship opportunities, advanced certificate programs, dual degree programs, and a Fast-Track MBA. Campus Ministries provides opportunities for service programs and there are more than 80 clubs and student activities for co- and extra-curricular activities. Iona’s 21 varsity athletic teams (the Gaels) compete in NCAA Division 1 and the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC). The College holds 11 college and program accreditations, including its School of Business being accredited by AACSB International – a highly acclaimed distinction awarded to just 5 percent of business schools worldwide.

King’s College
Wilkes-Barre, PA

Founded: 1946

Affiliation: Congregation of Holy Cross


Address: 133 North River St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711

Enrollment: 2,308 undergraduate and graduate students

Contact: Admissions – 1-888-kingsPA (888-546-4772)

La Roche College
Pittsburgh, PA

Founded:  1963

Affiliation:  Sisters of Divine Providence


Address:  9000 Babcock Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Campus size:  43 acres

Contact: 412-536-1272

La Salle University
Philadelphia, PA

Founded:  1863

Affiliation:  de La Salle Christian Brothers


Address:  1900 West Olney Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19141

Campus size:  133 acres

Contact:  Admissions – 215-951-1500

Le Moyne College
Syracuse, NY

Founded:  1946

Affiliation:  Jesuit


Address:  1419 Salt Springs Rd., Syracuse, NY 13214

Campus size:  160 acres, suburban setting

Contact: 315-445-4300

Loyola University Maryland
Baltimore, MD


Address:  4501 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21210-2699

Campus setting: City

Contact: 800-221-9107

Manhattan College

Bronx, NY


Address:  Manhattan College Pkwy., Bronx, NY 10471-4098

Enrollment: 3,025

Campus setting: City

Contact: 718-862-8000

Manor College
Jenkintown, PA

Founded: 1947

Affiliation: Byzantine Ukranian Sisters of St. Basil the Great


Address: 700 Fox Chase Rd., Jenkintown, PA 19046

Enrollment: 700

Campus size: 35 Acre

Campus setting: Suburban

Contact: Office of Admissions,, 215-884-2216

Marist College
Poughkeepsie, NY

Founded: 1929

Affiliation: Marist Brothers


Address: 3399 North Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Enrollment: 6,569

Campus size: 210 acre

Campus setting: Mid-Hudson River Valley

Contact: Chuck Eby 845-575-3266

Marywood University
Scranton, PA

Founded: 1915

Affiliation: Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary


Address: 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA 18509

Enrollment: 3,000

Campus size: 115 acres

Campus setting: Residential City

Contact: Admissions – Jennifer Shebby Saslo., , or Daryl Burleigh,, 570-348-6211 Ext. 2230

Mercyhurst University
Erie, PA

Founded: 1926

Affiliation: Sisters of Mercy


Address: 501 E 38th St., Erie, PA 16546

Enrollment: More than 3,000

Campus Size: 75 acre

Campus setting: City

Contact:, Rebekah O’Connor, Admissions Counselor, 814-824-2124

Misericordia University
Dallas, PA

Founded: 1924

Affiliation:  Sisters of Mercy


Address:  301 Lake St., Dallas, PA 18612-1098

Campus setting: Suburb, 124 acres

Contact: 570-674-6928

Mount Aloysius
Cresson, PA

Founded: 1853

Affiliation: Religious Sisters of Mercy


Address: 7373 Admiral Peary Hwy., Cresson, PA 16630

Enrollment: 2,500

Campus size: 193 acres

Contact: Frank C. Crouse, Vice President for Enrollment Management, 888-823-2220

Mount Aloysius College, established in 1853, is one of 16 US colleges founded by the Sister of Mercy.  The College offers undergraduate and graduate education with over 70 majors.  MAC students come mostly from throughout the mid-Atlantic region, but many states and several foreign countries are also represented.

A member of NCAA Division III, athletic programs include men’s and women’s basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, tennis, men’s baseball, women’s softball, volleyball and women’s bowling.

Financial Aid

Mount Aloysius prides itself on affordability.  Ninety-four percent of Mount Aloysius students receive financial aid.  Awards are renewable over four-years and range from $1000 to $12,000 annually.  Mount Aloysius participates in all federal and state programs. 


Mount Aloysius is a Catholic College of Distinction, a College of Distinction, a Pennsylvania College of Distinction, and is a Military Friendly College.  Mount Aloysius is listed on the President’s Honor Roll for Community Service–the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.                 

Contact the Mount Aloysius Admissions Office at 888-823-2220, or visit

Mount Saint Mary College
Newburgh, NY

Founded: 1959

Affiliation: Dominican Sisters


Address: 330 Powell Ave., Newburgh, NY 12550

Enrollment: 2,500

Campus size: 70 acres

Contact: Admissions – 888-937-6762, Joel Martin,

Mount St. Mary’s University
Emmitsburg, MD

Founded: 1808

Affiliation: Roman Catholic


Address: Admissions Office
Emmitsburg, MD 21727

Enrollment: 2,186

Campus size: 1,400 acres

Campus setting: Rural

Contact: Admissions – 800-448-4347,

Neumann University
Aston, PA

Founded: 1965

Affiliation: Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia


Address: One Neumann Dr., Aston, PA 19014

Enrollment: Total 3,011, Undergraduate 2,278

Campus size: 68 acres

Contact: Kevin Maccarella, associate dean of enrollment management, 610-361-2583

No Limits to Your Success

At Neumann University, there are no limits to your success. Our high-quality majors, expert faculty and professional internships give you every opportunity to succeed.

We’re known for exceptional programs in Nursing, Biology and Clinical Laboratory Science. We just built $5 million radio and television studios. And our Business, Criminal Justice, Education and Sport Management faculty bring unparalleled experience to the classroom.

Neumann also combines classroom theory with practical experience. Your internships will let you discover your talents, and build a professional network. Neumann is affordable, too. Our merit aid awards (based on SAT scores and GPA) can be as high as $16,000.

Our 68-acre campus is just a 25-minute drive from Philadelphia. Every suite in our residence halls is cable-TV ready and includes a private bathroom, air conditioning, and Wi-Fi.

Visit or call 610-558-5616 to arrange a tour and discover why, at Neumann University, there are no limits to your success.

Niagara University
Niagara University, NY

Founded: 1856

Affiliation: Roman Catholic/Vincentian


Address: Niagara University, NY 14109

Enrollment: 3,300 undergraduate, 850 graduate

Campus size: 160 acres

Campus setting: City

Contact: Admissions –  800-462-2111 or 716-286-8700,


Rosemont College
Bryn Mawr, PA

Founded: 1921

Affiliation: Society of the Holy Child Jesus


Address: 1400 Montgomery Ave., Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Enrollment: 1,103

Campus size: 56 acres

Campus setting: Suburban

Contact: Admissions – 610-527-0200 Ext. 2214


Saint Francis University
Loretto, PA

Founded: 1847

Affiliation: Franciscan


Address: P.O. Box 600, 117 Evergreen Dr., Loretto, PA 15940

Enrollment: 1,745 undergraduate, 619 graduate

Campus size: 600 acres

Contact: Admissions: 866-342-5738,


Saint Joseph University
Philadelphia, PA

Founded: 1851

Affiliation: Society of Jesus (Jesuit)


Address: 5600 City Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19131

Enrollment: 8,415

Campus size: 114 acres

Contact: 610-660-1000,

St. Mary’s Seminary & University
Baltimore, MD

Founded: 1791

Affiliation: Sulpician Fathers


Type: Roman Catholic Seminary, The Center for Continuing Formation, The Ecumenical Institute

Address: 5400 Roland Avenue, Baltimore, Md. 21210-1994

Enrollment: 294

Campus Size: 40 acres

Admissions: Zenaida Bench, Asst. to the Dean, Admissions & Academic Services; (410) 864-4202;


Saint Peter’s University
Jersey City, NJ

Founded: 1872

Affiliation: Jesuit


Address: 2641 Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City, NJ 07306

Enrollment: 3,406

Campus size: 30 acres

Campus setting: City

Contact: 888-772-9933,

Saint Vincent College
Latrobe, PA

Affiliation: Benedictine Tradition


Address: 300 Fraser Purchase Rd., Latrobe, PA 15650

Enrollment: 1,800+

Campus size: 200 acres

Campus setting: Small city

Contact: William Cusick,, 724-805-2871; text 724-221-3338

Seton Hall University
South Orange, NJ

Founded: 1856

Affiliation: Roman Catholic


Address: 400 S. Orange Ave., South Orange, NJ

Enrollment: 5,800 undergraduate, 4,300 graduate

Campus size: 58 acres

Campus setting: Suburb

Contact: Office of Admissions,, text 973-275-2323; 800-843-4255

Seton Hill University
Greensburg, PA

Founded: 1885

Affiliation: Sisters of Charity
of St. Elizabeth


Address: Seton Hill Dr., Greensburg, PA 15601

Enrollment: 2,200

Campus setting: Suburb

Contact: Kelly Vann or Allison Sasso,, 800-826-6234 or 724-838-4281

Siena College
Loudonville, NY

Founded: 1937

Affiliation: Franciscan


Address: 515 Loudon Rd., Loudonville, NY 12211

Enrollment: 3,139 undergraduate, 52% female, 48% male

Campus size: 174 acres

Campus setting: Surburban

Contact: Admissions – Katie Szalda, Director of Admissions,, 518-783-2999


St. Bonaventure University
St. Bonaventure, NY

Founded: 1858

Affiliation: Franciscan


Address: 3261 West State Rd., St. Bonaventure, NY 14778

Enrollment: 1,784 undergraduates, 393 graduate students

Campus size: 500 acres

Contact:, 716-375-2400 or 800-462-5050


St. John Fisher College
Rochester, NY

Founded: 1947

Affiliation: Founded by Basilian Fathers


Address: 3690 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14618

Enrollment: 2,800 undergraduate, 1,000 graduate

Campus size: 154 acres

Campus setting: Suburban

Contact: 585-385-8064, Fax 585-385-8386,

St. John’s University
Staten Island, NY

Founded: 1870 (1971 for Staten Island Campus)

Affiliation: Vincentian Community


Address: 300 Howard Ave., Staten Island, NY 10301

Enrollment: 2,000+

Campus size: 16.5 acres

Campus setting: City

Contact: 718-390-4500,


St. Thomas Aquinas College
Sparkill, NY

Founded: 1952

Affiliation: Dominican Sisters of Sparkill


Address: 125 Route 340, Sparkill, NY 10976

Enrollment: 2,800

Campus size: 48 acres

Contact: Admissions – 845-398-4100 or 845-398-4104, Samantha Bazile,

The Catholic University of America
Washington, DC

Founded:  1887

Affiliation:  Sponsored by U.S. Bishops


Address:  620 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20064

Campus size:  176 acres

Contact: 202-319-5305, 800-673-2772


The College of New Rochelle
New Rochelle, NY

Founded: 1904

Affiliation: Ursuline Sisters


Address: 29 Castle Pl., New Rochelle, NY 10805

Enrollment: 3,500

Campus size: 20 acres

Campus setting: Suburban

Contact: 914-654-5452

The College of Saint Rose
Albany, NY

Founded: 1920

Affiliation: Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet


Address: 432 Western Ave., Albany, NY 12203

Enrollment: 3,051

Campus setting: City

Contact:, 518-454-5150

The University of Scranton
Scranton, PA

Founded: 1888

Affiliation: Jesuit


Address: 800 Linden St., Scranton, PA 18510

Enrollment: 3,867 undergraduates

Campus size: 58 acres

Campus setting: City

Contact: 888-727-2686

The University of Scranton, a Catholic and Jesuit liberal arts institution, is consistently ranked among the top universities in the country for the quality of its academic programs, campus life and commitment to service.  Located on 58 acres in the heart of the city of Scranton, in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Northeast, the university is more than a respected institution; it’s a caring, nurturing community whose graduates are known for their devotion to the welfare of other human beings and by their special commitment to the pursuit of social justice. Made up of approximately 5,500 undergraduate and graduate students, Scranton currently offers 65 majors, 43 minors, 26 master’s degree programs and doctorate programs in physical therapy and nursing practice.  In recent years, the University has invested more than $204 million in campus improvements, including new residence halls, a science center and the state-of-the-art Leahy Hall, which houses the physical therapy, occupational therapy and exercise science departments.

Trinity Washington University
Washington, DC

Founded: 1897

Affiliation: Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur


Address: 125 Michigan Avenue NE, Washington, DC

Enrollment: 2,164

Campus size: 27 acres

Contact:, 202-884-9530: Fax 202-884-9524

Villanova University
Villanova, PA

Founded: 1842

Affiliation: Augustinian


Address: 800 Lancaster Ave., Villanova, PA 19085-1699

Enrollment: 6,469 undergraduate, 3,057 graduate

Campus setting: Suburban

Contact: Ryan Gillon, Asst. Director of Admissions,, 610-519-4000, Fax 610-519-6450