Alvernia University

Reading, PA 19607

Alvernia University is a privately run, not for profit institution, located in Reading, Pennsylvania. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 1788 and 1332 students were accepted.

Alvernia University in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $31,650 and fees $620. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $31,650 and $620 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Level4 year
OwnershipPrivate
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate82%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. MSN
  3. LPN to BSN
  4. RN to BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 82
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 0
Nursing Education Master's degree 9

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Alvernia University

Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
26.57 miles away
Immaculata University
27.49 miles away
Cedar Crest College
29.11 miles away
DeSales University
33.52 miles away
Eastern University
34.85 miles away
Villanova University
36.43 miles away
Moravian College
36.7 miles away
Gwynedd Mercy University
37.7 miles away
Neumann University
40.02 miles away
Saint Joseph's University
42.89 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1967 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
03/03/2000 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
10/29/2011 - Current

Admissions

74%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading440 to 540
SAT: Math440 to 550
SAT: Writing420 to 530
ACT Composite19 to 23
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost (Net Price)

$24,675

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$22,557
30k to 48k$22,157
48k to 75k$23,872
75k to 110k$25,352
Over 110k$28,376
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

95%

Recipients

$12,796

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

41%

Recipients

$3,999

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

89%

Recipients

$6,997

Average Amount

Student Population

2,323

Undergrads

549

Graduates

2,087

Women

785

Men

67%

Full-time

33%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
70%
Black/African American
11%
Hispanic
8%
Race/ethnicity unknown
8%
Asian
1%
Two or more races
1%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing
Alvernia University
400 Saint Bernardine St
Reading, PA 19607
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