Alverno College, a nonprofit private institution, offers an assortment of degree programs, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Milwaukee, WI, the school resides in an urban setting for students to study in. The school's Roman Catholic affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's curriculum. Alverno College has a yearly student enrollment of around two thousand.
Areas of study offered at Alverno College include:
- Health And Clinical Professions
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Communications And Journalism
The admissions process starts with the submission of an application, transcripts, records, and test scores, which are then reviewed by the admissions committee. Most students accepted to Alverno College score in-between 17 to 21 on the ACT. Alverno College admits about 80 percent of applicants annually. Of those applicants admitted, about 46 percent of students enrolled. Detailed information regarding admissions can be found by calling Alverno College or by requesting information on this page.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is close to $23,000 for the year. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and that is why students should visit the school's tuition calculator to get a better idea of their costs. School housing is available on-campus for students. The yearly cost of housing is approximately $3,200. Alverno College may offer financial aid for students that qualify as loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
The Alverno College "Inferno" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA.
Students who would like to see more about Alverno College can take a look at their website at alverno.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give an overview of the candidates Alverno College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at Alverno College is about 2,200. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 10% enrolling as graduate students and 71% as undergraduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $25,000-$30,000 per year
- Per unit charges are around $1,100 for part time students
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$17,847|
|Receiving Student Loans||83%||$5,822|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, Alverno College may offer services including:
- Weekend and night classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Day care for children
Alverno College has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 39%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||11%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||19%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||8%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Music Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Alverno College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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- University of Wisconsin - Parkside in Kenosha, WI (24 miles away)
- University of Wisconsin - Whitewater in Whitewater, WI (41 miles away)
- Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago, IL (70 miles away)
- University of Wisconsin Colleges in Madison, WI (73 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Alverno College for official up-to-date information.