Student Population
Alvernia University overview
Location Reading, Pennsylvania
Online alvernia.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Alvernia University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Reading, Pennsylvania, Alvernia University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 2,179 prospective students applied, and 1,543 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 371 enrolled in the school.  1,904 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 934 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $34,070 plus fees of $830. Alvernia University is ranked 765 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Alvernia University overview
SAT 1030/1220
ACT 18/24
GPA 3.27
Applications Accepted
Alvernia University overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Alvernia University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$830
Room and Board $12,340
Budget for Other Expenses$2,500
Total One Year Cost$51,240


Average Salary After 10 Years
$44,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
53% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Alvernia University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 33%
Business 20%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 11%
Education 10%
Communication 5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=210775 IPEDS survey data for Alvernia University.