Alvernia University

Reading, Pennsylvania

Overview

Address400 Saint Bernardine St
School Websitewww.alvernia.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Alvernia University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Reading, Pennsylvania that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 2,628 students applied to Alvernia University. Of those students, 1,797 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Alvernia University was $34,070, in addition to fees of $830. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Alvernia University.

Alvernia University has a 57% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Alvernia University acceptance rate is 68%. To put this into perspective, 1,797 of the 2,628 students who applied to Alvernia University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Alvernia University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Alvernia University had an SAT score between the range of 950 and 1,130. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Alvernia University was between 17 and 23 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Alvernia University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Alvernia University, the tuition for in-state residents is $34,070. Combined with fees of $830, room and board costs of $12,340, other expenses of $2,500 and the $1,500 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $51,240.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $34,900 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Alvernia University to $51,240 for out-of-state students.

Students at Alvernia University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Alvernia University was $4,821 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 39%.

Alvernia University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio12:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Alvernia University.

Alvernia University has a good gender split, with 70% of undergraduates being female and 30% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Pennsylvania residents; in fact, 71% of all students reside in Pennsylvania. However, 29% of students come from out-of-state . This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Alvernia University is 12:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Alvernia University to thrive in your studies.

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