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
Level of Study 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 2,628 prospective students applied, and 1,797 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 435 enrolled in the school.  1,946 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 846 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $34,070 plus fees of $830. Alvernia University is ranked 741 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Very Easy 
Alvernia University overview
SAT 950/1130
ACT 17/23
GPA 3.27
Applications Accepted
Alvernia University overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low

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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.