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Alverno College

Quick Facts

Enrollment
2,209 students
Financial aid
Percentage of freshmen receiving aid: 100%.
Student/faculty ratio
10:1

Your potential is a mighty force, and we’re experts at unleashing it. At Alverno, you will be challenged to fully realize the greatness inside you, drive change in the world around you and stand on the shoulders of the strong women who came before you. Sponsored by the School Sisters of Saint Francis, Alverno is one of the nation’s largest women’s colleges and has 130 years of experience educating young women. With more than 60 areas of study and a 46-acre campus in one of Milwaukee’s residential neighborhoods, Alverno offers a close-knit community with big-city access.

 

A PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

At Alverno, we go beyond the traditional letter grades, offering you a personalized, cutting-edge curriculum based on eight abilities and a grading system that mirrors performance reviews and feedback in the real world. Every class you take at Alverno requires you to demonstrate competency in these eight core abilities – skills that are essential to succeeding both on the job and in life. Plus, you will gain real-world experience by participating in our nationally-known internship program.

STUDENT BODY

Enrollment: 2,209
Student/faculty ratio: 10:1

GETTING IN

Admission requirements

High school diploma reflecting at least 17 academic units of study including English, history or social sciences, mathematics, natural science, and foreign language (recommended); satisfactory scores on the ACT or SAT.

 

How AP/IB credits are handled

Alverno accepts IB credits of 4 and higher. We accept AP credits of 3 or higher for most courses. We require a minimum AP score of 4 for biology, computer science, macro and microeconomics and statistics.  

DEGREES AND PROGRAMS
Degrees offered
Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Education, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Community Psychology, Family Nurse Practitioner, Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Other programs

Class schedules designed to meet the needs of working adults; accelerated bachelor’s completion programs in nursing, business and health care management open to both men and women; graduate programs open to both men and women; teacher licensure programs; study abroad; internships; certificate programs; continuing education; professional and community  education programs and workshops.

 

FINANCIAL AID

Percentage of freshmen receiving aid: 100%.
Percentage of all full-time undergraduates receiving financial aid: 96%
For institution-specific scholarships, contact: Admission office at 414.382.6100 or admissions@alverno.edu

FAFSA Code: 003832


Tuition and fees: $26,582

Room and board: $7,884

ATHLETICS

Conference/division affiliation: NCAA Division III, Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference

Women’s athletics

Basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

Intramurals offered

PRESIDENT

Sr. Andrea Lee

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3400 South 43rd Street
P.O. Box 343922
Milwaukee, WI 53234-3922

800.933.3401
414.382.6100

Girls on walk

-  Research shows that when you graduate from a women’s college like Alverno, you’re more likely to speak up, speak out and be successful on and off the job.

-  As part of our ability-based curriculum, students who graduate from Alverno leave with the essential skills most sought after by today’s employers.

-  Of our graduates, 81% live and work in Wisconsin, contributing to a brain gain.