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/faculty ratio: 10:1
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
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
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.
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 email@example.com
FAFSA Code: 003832
Room and board: $7,884
Conference/division affiliation: NCAA Division III, Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference
Basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball
Sr. Andrea Lee