Alvernia University

Reading, PA
University Website: www.alvernia.edu
Apply Online: www.alvernia.edu/admissions/undergraduate/apply.html
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Alvernia University is a private university located in Reading, Pennsylvania. Once known as Alvernia College, the school gained university status in 2008.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $26,100.00 avg tuition

400 Saint Bernardine St
Reading, PA 19607-1799
(610) 796-8200

Apply online Admissions:
www.alvernia.edu/admissions/index..
Financial Aid:
www.alvernia.edu/financialaid/ind..

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Alvernia University

Statistics:
Applied 1,814
Admitted 1,364 75%
Enrolled total 376
Full Time: 376
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 435 530
SAT Math 440 550
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 420 520
ACT Composite 18 23
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 72%
4-year graduation rate 36%
6-year graduation rate 54%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Alvernia University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $26,100.00 $26,100.00 $26,100.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $530.00 $530.00 $530.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $720.00 $720.00 $720.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $10,800.00 $10,800.00 $10,800.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $203.00 $203.00 $203.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $600.00 $600.00 $600.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $9,650.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $2,202.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $25.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,500.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 99%
Avg amount of grant aid $12,874.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 86%
Avg amount of student loan aid $10,090.00

Alvernia University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business/Commerce, General X X
Business/Corporate Communications X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Communication, General X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
EDUCATION
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching X
Biology Teacher Education X
Chemistry Teacher Education X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Education, General X X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X
Social Studies Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General X
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor X
Nursing Education X
Occupational Therapy/Therapist X X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling X
HISTORY
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration X
Forensic Science and Technology X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X X X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Biological and Physical Sciences X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Industrial and Organizational Psychology X
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, General X
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
Theology/Theological Studies X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X

Scholarships for Students in Pennsylvania

Name Amount Deadline
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
MassGrant Varies May 01, 2017

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