Rosemont College is a coeducational college located in Rosemont in Lower Merion Township, Pennsylvania. Originally founded as a women's college, the undergraduate program opened to male students beginning in fall 2009. A Catholic college, it is operated by the Society of the Holy Child Jesus. Its campus is located 11 miles (18 km) west of Philadelphia.
Founded in 1921 by the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, Rosemont College is an independent liberal arts institution in the Catholic tradition located in eastern Pennsylvania. In the fall of 2009, the traditionally women's undergraduate college began accepting male students. The nationally acclaimed, traditional Undergraduate College confers B.A., B.S. and B.F.A. degrees in twenty-four majors. Rosemont College also includes the Schools of Graduate and Professional Studies offering degrees and certificates at the masters level. In 1927, the Sisters of the Holy Child of Jesus acquired the Joseph Sinnott Mansion for $1.00 to serve as the school campus.
Rosemont College is a community of learners dedicated to excellence and joy in the pursuit of knowledge. Rosemont College seeks to develop in all members of the community open and critical minds and the ability to make reasoned moral decisions. Rooted in Catholicism and guided by the educational principles of Cornelia Connelly and the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, Rosemont College values: trust in and reverence for the dignity of each person; diversity in human culture and experience; persistence and courage in promoting justice with compassion.