Alvernia University

Alvernia University

Reading, Pennsylvania


Alvernia University

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.

Frequently Asked

How difficult is it to get into Alvernia University?

Admission into Alvernia University is somewhat competitive with an acceptance rate of 64%. Male students have an acceptance rate of 62% compared to female students with an acceptance rate of 66%.

What SAT score is required for Alvernia University?

The SAT scores of admitted students range from 943 to 1130.

What ACT score is required for Alvernia University?

The ACT scores of admitted students range from 18 to 24.

How much does it cost to attend Alvernia University?

The cost of undergraduate tuition and fees for attending Alvernia University for an academic year is $36,350. Both in-state and out-of-state students pay the same tuition. Including the cost of living of $16,800 (for room and board, books and supplies and other miscellaneous expenses), raises the cost from $36,350 to $53,150 for an academic year. 100% of undergraduate students at Alvernia University receive financial aid reducing the average cost paid by students to $27,798.

What degrees are offered at Alvernia University?

The degrees offered at Alvernia University include "associate's degree", "bachelor's degree", "master's degree" and "doctor's degree - research/scholarship".

What are the popular majors at Alvernia University?

The most popular programs/majors at Alvernia University include "Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin", "Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General"" and "Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other".

What is the graduation rate at Alvernia University?

The graduation rate at Alvernia University is 63%.

What is the debt of graduating Alvernia University students? What is the earnings?

The median debt of Alvernia University students is $21,773 and after college, former students in their mid-career (10 years after entry) earn an average salary of $47,300.

Overview

College Category

Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above

Student-to-faculty Ratio

13

Awards Offered

Associate's degree

Bachelor's degree

Master's degree

Doctor's degree - research/scholarship

City

Reading

College Type

Private not-for-profit

Campus Housing

Yes

Location Setting

Small City

Average Grant or Scholarship Aid

$20,992

General

Address

400 Saint Bernardine St
Reading, Pennsylvania 19607-1799

Phone

(610) 796-8200

Online Application Website

https://admissions.alvernia.edu/apply/

Admissions

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

3,767

Acceptance Rate

64%

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 Composite943 - 1130
ACT Composite18 - 24
Application Fee$0
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Costs to Attend

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

$36,350
Tuition$35,350
Fees$1,000
Books and supplies$1,500
Room and board$12,800
Other expenses$2,500
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Students

Alvernia University has 2,123 undergradute students. 30% of the undergraduate students are male compared to 70% female.

Undergradute Enrollment

2,123

Enrollment by gender

30%

30% men

70%

70% women

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Academics

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.

Graduation Rate

63%

Graduation Rate by Gender

53%

53% men

67%

67% women

Retention Rate

72%
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After College

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

$47,300

Earnings Range After 10 Years

$31,000 - $63,400

Percent Earning Over $25,000 After 10 Years

78%

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.

Working Status

88%

88% percent_working

12%

12% percent_not_working

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Programs and Majors

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.

Program/MajorGraduates
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin86
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General45
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other41
Criminal Justice and Corrections41
Business Administration, Management and Operations35

ⓘ Graduates by program are reported for students receiving bachelors degree.

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