Alvernia University

Acceptance Rate 57.77 %
2023 Tuition & Fees $40,750
Student Population 2,536
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $20,131
Graduation Rate 65 %

Academic Overview

Alvernia University is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Reading, Pennsylvania. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
Alvernia University is affiliated with Roman Catholic.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $40,750 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $16,686.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 2,536 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 57.77% and the graduation rate is 65% last year.
The salary after graduation from Alvernia University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $47,300. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Alvernia's tuition & fees is $40,750. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $16,686.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Alvernia. The acceptance rate of Alvernia is 57.77% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 12.99%. The average graduation rate is 65% and the transfer-out rate is 28%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $20,131 and 85% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 2,536 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Alvernia University is 57.77 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Alvernia University is 65 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Alvernia University is 28 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Alvernia University is 73 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Alvernia University is 2,536
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Alvernia University is 13 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
13 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $20,131 at Alvernia University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address400 Saint Bernardine St, Reading, PA 19607-1799
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.alvernia.edu/apply/
Financial Aidhttps://www.alvernia.edu/admissions-aid/financial-aid
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.alvernia.edu/admissions-aid/financial-aid/financial-aid-net-price-calculator
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.alvernia.edu/admissions-aid/financial-aid/veterans-benefits
Disability Servicehttps://www.alvernia.edu/current-students/disability-services

Offered Degrees

Alvernia offers 58 major programs through online and on-site education where 10 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Associate's Degree60
Bachelor's Degree367
Master's Degree132
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship10
Doctor's degree - professional practice21

Special Learning Opportunities

Alvernia University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,079)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,750)

Veterans Benefits

Alvernia University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges