Alvernia University

Alvernia University

Reading, Pennsylvania

Tuition and Fees

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
Other expenses$2,500

Tuition Plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institutionYes
Tuition guaranteed planNo
Prepaid tuition planNo
Tuition payment planYes
Other alternative tuition planNo

Financial Aid

100% of undergradate students at Alvernia University received financial aid. The distribution of financial aid types at Alvernia University consists of 100% receiving grant or scholarship aid of $20,992 on average, 41% receiving pell grants of $4,763 on average, 100% receiving institutional grants or scholarships of $17,544 on average, and 98% receiving federal student loans of $4,988 on average.

Average Grant/Scholarship Aid


Awarded any Financial Aid

Aid TypeNumber ReceivingPercent ReceivingAverage Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid433100%$20,992
Pell grants17641%$4,763
Institutional grants or scholarships433100%$17,544
Federal student loans42498%$4,988

Net Price

Average Net Price


Net prices changes by family income and financial need. Net price typically increases with increase in family income because of higher amounts of financial aid available to students belonging to lower income families. Students in the lowest $0 – $30,000 family income bracket paid net price of $24,786 compared to net price of $22,045 in the $30,001 – $48,000 family income bracket, $25,051 in the $48,001 – $75,000 family income bracket, $28,068 in the $75,001 – $110,000 family income bracket and $32,482 in the $110,001 and more family income bracket.

Net Price by Family Income

Family IncomeNet Price Paid
$0 – $30,000$24,786
$30,001 – $48,000$22,045
$48,001 – $75,000$25,051
$75,001 – $110,000$28,068
$110,001 and more$32,482

Net price reflects the actual cost to attend after accounting for finanical aid. Net price includes tuition, books, living costs, and other expenses after subtracting federal financial aid received by students.

Sticker Price

The cost for a 4 year bachelors degree at Alvernia University is $225,223. The cost reported is aggregated over 4 years and includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses. The year to year increases in tuition and cost of living are accounted by applying a rate of increase of 4% which is based on the average rate of increase in the last 2 years as reported by Alvernia University. The actual net cost paid by students could be lower because financial aid is not accounted for in this cost. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.

4-year Sticker Price

Year Sticker Price