Alvernia University

Alvernia defines the community. It is a vibrant intellectual environment in which students learn, discover, give and grow as leaders with moral courage. Guided by Franciscan values and the ideal of “knowledge joined with love,” and rooted in the Catholic and liberal arts traditions, Alvernia is a rigorous, caring, and inclusive learning community committed to academic excellence and to being and fostering: Broadly educated, life-long learners; Reflective professionals and engaged citizens; And ethical leaders with moral courage.

Admissions
Christine Saadi
Director of Financial Aid
Phone: (610) 796-8269
Fax: 6107776632
Email: christine.saadi@alvernia.edu
Address
400 Saint Bernardine St.
Reading, PA 19607
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
English Language And Literature/Letters
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
Mathematics And Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, And Kinesiology
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Administration And Social Service Professions
Theology And Religious Vocations
Visual And Performing Arts
Common Application Accepted
Yes
Application Fee
No
Application Fee Amount
$0
Total Applications
3,767
64%
Admission Rate
Costs
Tuition
$35,350
Room and Board
$12,800
Book Fees
$1,500
Additional Fees
$1,000
Miscellaneous Fees
$2,500
Total Expenses
$53,150
67%
Tuition
Average Financial Aid
$20,992
39%
Coverage of total expenses
Total Students
2,792
30%
70%
Total Undergraduates
2,196
30%
70%
Total Graduates
596
30%
70%
All Faculty
516
38%
62%
Full Time Faculty
329
36%
64%
Part Time Faculty
187
42%
58%