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Ethnically diverse students in academic attire at graduation in May

2016-2017 theme

Rosemont College is a community of life-long learners dedicated to academic excellence and fostering joy in the pursuit of knowledge.

Rosemont College seeks to develop in all members of the community open and critical minds, the ability to make reasoned moral decisions, and a sense of responsibility to serve others in our global society.

Rooted in Catholicism, Rosemont College welcomes all faiths, and is guided by the educational principles of Cornelia Connelly and the society of the Holy Child Jesus to meet the needs of the time.

Rosemont College values: Trust in and reverence for dignity of each person; Diversity with a commitment to building an intercultural community; Persistence and courage in promoting justice with compassion; care for the earth as our common home.


Rosemont is situated on 56 acres in the historic residential neighborhood of Rosemont, Pennsylvania, 11 miles west of Philadelphia on the suburban Main Line. The College is known for its excellent academic reputation and its focus on developing the intellectual, spiritual, and emotional well being of each student.

Class with Professor Perkinson, a caucasian male, and ethnically diverse students

Over the year’s Rosemont has evolved to “meet the wants of the age,” by developing as one college with three schools: the Undergraduate College and the Schools of Graduate and Professional Studies.

On May 30, 2008 the Board of Trustees of Rosemont College approved a Strategic Plan which emphasized and expanded the College’s enrollment, programs, and reputation by embracing co-education, partnerships, and online education. In 2009, the College opened its doors at the undergraduate level to all interested and qualified women and men in the, unifying the College’s three schools and expanding the College’s mission of being a ‘community of learners’. That same year, the Schools of Graduate and Professional received accreditation to offer fully online degree programs from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education Studies. 

Rosemont enriches its offerings through an extensive collaboration with many of its neighboring educational institutions such as Villanova University, Eastern University, Cabrini College, Immaculata University, and others. Rosemont has established partnerships through articulation agreements with Drexel and Temple Universities to offer pre-med, dual-degree and honor programs. 

The College reaches out to the community by offering a variety of non-credit programs and a unique “Forum” program for men and women of all ages, in addition to on campus art exhibitions and cultural programs.

Rosemont is committed to preparing individuals to meet the challenges of the times and to act responsibly and effectively in an ever-changing world.


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