Alvernia University

Overview

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.

Location & Contact
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
Majors & Degrees
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
Admissions
Common Application Accepted
Yes
Application Fee
No
Application Fee Amount
$0
Total Applications
5,371
58%
Admission Rate
Tuition & Fees
Costs
Tuition
$37,780
Room and Board
$13,680
Book Fees
$1,500
Additional Fees
$1,500
Miscellaneous Fees
$2,500
Total Expenses
$56,960
66%
Tuition
Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid
$26,065
46%
Coverage of total expenses
Student Body
Total Students
2,560
31%
69%
Total Undergraduates
2,045
32%
68%
Total Graduates
515
30%
70%
Varsity Sports
NCAA Division III with football
Men
Baseball
Basketball
All Track Combined
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling
Women
Basketball
All Track Combined
Field Hockey
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
Equestrian
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