Alvernia University is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution located in Reading, Pennsylvania. The campus is situated in a small city area and is home to 2,123 undergraduate students.
Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Average Grant or Scholarship Aid
Address400 Saint Bernardine St
Reading, Pennsylvania 19607-1799
Online Application Website
Financial Aid Website
Alvernia University has an acceptance rate of 64%. The acceptance rate of 64% implies that for every 100 students that applied 64 students got accepted. 3,767 students appied to Alvernia University. 64% of the students that applied got accepted, and 16% that that got accepted enrolled.
Number of Applicants
The SAT composite score at Alvernia University ranged from 943 to 1130. The ACT composite score at Alvernia University ranged from 18 to 24.
|SAT Composite||943 - 1130|
|ACT Composite||18 - 24|
The cost for undergraduate students to attend Alvernia University for an academic year can be broken down into $35,350 for tuition, $1,000 for fees, $1,500 for books and supplies, $12,800 for room and board and $2,500 for other expenses. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.
Tuition and Fees
|Books and supplies||$1,500|
|Room and board||$12,800|
The graduation rate for undergraduate students at Alvernia University is 63%. The graduation rate for male undergraduate students is 53% compared to 67% for female undergraduate students.
The retention rate for undergraduate students at Alvernia University is 72%. Retention rate is the percentage of first-time undergraduate students who return to continue their studies the following fall semester.
The average earnings of former students working 10 years after entry at Alvernia University is $47,300 with 25% of former students having earnings less than $31,000 compared to 25% former students having earnings greater than $63,400.
Mean Earnings After 10 Years
Earnings Range After 10 Years
Percent Earning Over $25,000 After 10 Years
The percent of former students working 10 years after entry at Alvernia University is 88% compared to 12% of former students 10 years after entry not working.
The largest programs/majors at Alvernia University include "Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin" with 86 graduates followed by "Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General" with 45 graduates, "Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other" with 41 graduates, "Criminal Justice and Corrections" with 41 graduates and "Business Administration, Management and Operations" with 35 graduates.
|Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin||86|
|Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General||45|
|Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other||41|
|Criminal Justice and Corrections||41|
|Business Administration, Management and Operations||35|
ⓘ Graduates by program are reported for students receiving bachelors degree.View all Programs and Majors